February 14, 2016

Bolt-On Acquisitions: Growth From an Established Industry Platform

Various inorganic methods exist for corporate growth. Industry consolidation using a roll-up strategy with add-on/bolt-on/tuck-in acquisitions is at least one method used ad-nauseum by all the […]
February 12, 2016

Industry Consolidation & its Impact on Mergers & Acquisitions

Consolidation is a normal part of any industry. They help to establish economies of scale that drive down the cost of goods and services and […]
February 12, 2016

The Downfall of Bulge-Bracket Investment Banking? Why Bulge-Bracket Bankers are Fleeing to Successful Boutiques

There are no shortage of the terrible tales of working at some bulge-bracket bank. Here are a few: A report of investment bankers “crying” as […]
February 11, 2016

Assessing the Value of Value: Looking at True Corporate Value Drivers

Some would argue that the primary role of a business is to create and return value to its shareholders. While organizations can and should create […]
February 8, 2016

Common Private Equity Strategies for Investors

Private equity is an asset class that consists of equity securities and debt in operating companies not traded publicly on a stock exchange. A private […]
February 5, 2016

Residential Real Estate Market in the U.S. 2016

The situation of the residential real estate market in the United States is continuing to improve moving towards the summer of 2016. Healthy growth in […]
February 2, 2016

This Week In Finance — Feb. 2

On the financial sector radar this week: Private equity firm Carlyle focuses more on the middle market. Meanwhile, private equity firms are facing increased competitive […]
January 30, 2016

A Primer on Warrants

In many of the capital deals we facilitate, investor warrants are often included as part of the consideration for doing a deal. Some issuers have wondered […]
January 27, 2016

Market Recap for the Week Ending 1/26/2016

On the financial sector radar this week: Family offices are increasingly hiring private equity professionals rather than partnering with equity firms. Health care professionals are […]
January 25, 2016

Sell or Hold: Is It Better to Sell or Hold Your Business?

Many business owners struggle with whether to sell their business or hold on a bit longer. Their trepidation is rooted in their uncertainty over which […]