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Mergers and Acquisitions

The process of selling a business can become a psychological and emotional roller-coaster. The bumpiness of the ride is dependent on many independent factors including the preparedness of the business itself, the  effectiveness of the intermediary, the shrewdness and/or professionalism of the buyer and the...

There are multiple levers that impact a firm's business valuation. The complete list is likely as exhaustive as any buyer due diligence checklist. Understanding how various levers impact a firm's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization) multiple and ultimate valuation can play an...

How many targets “looks” are required before a buy-side mandate moves toward a closed deal? The answer to this question is dependent on many factors including industry sector, sector consolidation factors, the quality of the targets, preparedness of the targets and the preparedness and sophistication...

For many entrepreneurs, selling a business they have invested time, energy and resources to build is never an easy decision to make. Many consider passing the business on to family or trusted employees to continue their legacy. However, you will effectively learn that business decisions...

Industry Overview The Security Alarm Services industry sells, installs, repairs, and monitors security alarm systems, including burglar alarms, fire alarms, and locking devices.  The industry’s main products and services consist of residential and nonresidential security alarm systems with monitoring as well as residential and nonresidential...