February 23, 2018

How Much Is My Business Worth?

One of the most common questions asked by private business owners is “What is the value of my business?” It is human nature to wonder […]
November 28, 2017

Property and Casualty Insurance: Trends, Risks and Opportunities in Mergers and Acquisitions

Historically, the property and casualty (P&C) insurance industry has been characterized by stable demand and predictable cash flows, with high barriers of entry. Current trends, […]
November 11, 2017

Shipping & Logistics 2017 – General Industry Overview

The Shipping and Logistics industry is in the mature phase of its life cycle, and will continue growing in the coming years as the economy […]
October 24, 2016

What are the disadvantages of a stock sale?

The complexities in any transaction are as broad as they are deep. Any single discussion about process, structure and timing in a deal will not […]
March 19, 2016

EBITDA ≠ Cash Flow. Here’s Why.

EBITDA (Earnings Before Interest, Depreciation, and Amortization) has become a standard tool in assessing a company’s valuation, ever since it started to be used as […]
April 17, 2015

Post-LOI Challenges in M&A

Roadblocks to M&A have squashed many a nearly-closed deal. In fact, we always maintain the mantra that a deal ain’t done until the money’s in the […]
April 11, 2014

Throwing the Skeletons Out of the Closet

No one is perfect. Businesses are typically run by the imperfect risk-takers. This is one of the main reasons companies require some deal of “spring […]
September 15, 2013

Benefits of Timely Spin-outs

Here’s a brief, fictional scenario that’s worth noting. John’s proprietary product development activities open up a new market outside of the major brands that his […]