December 18, 2018

Key Factors to Consider Before Purchasing a Restaurant

Through bull markets and bear markets, people’s need to eat remains relatively unchanged. Habits may change based on if consumers are feeling richer or poorer […]
December 5, 2018

A Well-Defined Business Model Can Help Improve Your Valuation

Making the decision to sell your business is very personal. When it does come time to sell, many owners want to ensure they maximize the […]
November 29, 2018

Business Valuations – Appraiser vs. Management Forecasts

When attempting to establish a company’s valuation, it is necessary to look at historical financial information whilst at the same time trying to forecast the […]
November 23, 2018

The Most Common Mistake Business Owners Make

If you research successful entrepreneurs, you will find that a lot of businesses aren’t started by people with tangible business skills. Instead, most businesses are […]
November 14, 2018

Failure to Plan is Not an Option for Successful Deals

Benjamin Franklin is credited with once saying, “if you fail to plan, you are planning to fail”. For investment bankers this saying should hit close […]
October 30, 2018

The Importance of Cultural Integration in Mergers and Acquisitions

Mergers and acquisitions may evoke thoughts of change, due diligence, legal documents, multiple Excel spreadsheets, and integration. During the M&A process it is no doubt […]
October 25, 2018

Using an SBA Loan to Finance a Business Acquisition

When it comes to financing an acquisition, the capital obtained can come from a variety of sources. One common source is a Small Business Administration […]
October 15, 2018

Common Themes of Successful M&A Deals

Every deal, regardless of whether it closes or not, is a roller coaster ride. Throughout the journey, it may constantly feel like the deal is […]
October 4, 2018

10 Ways to Exit Your Business

A liquidity event is a merger, purchase or sale of a business. In other words, this is called your exit strategy, and typically converts the […]
November 11, 2017

Strategic vs. Financial Buyers: Maximizing M&A Transaction Value

No two buyers or investors are created equal. Differences in capital structure, management methodology and market expertise can all play a key role in process, […]