August 6, 2017

Selling Your Real Estate Development Company

Have you considered selling your real estate development company? If so, you may be wondering what the best approach is to achieve a sale while […]
November 30, 2016

The Case for M&A in “Dirty Jobs”

It is both counter-intuitive and unfortunate that society often marginalizes dirty, blue collar careers. I also find it ironic that some of the most successful […]
November 27, 2016

Buy-Side M&A: Pitfalls & Opportunities of a Successful Acquisition Strategy

The ethereal concept of “synergy” and “value add” are certainly less prevalent in mergers and acquisitions than many deal peddlers would have us believe. Creating […]
November 7, 2016

Disintermediation: Digitizing the DealMaker

If Elon Musk is correct, robots, artificial intelligence (AI) and automation will replace most jobs within our lifetime. The social and economic impact of this […]
November 2, 2016

Merge or Die: How Competitors Become Allies and How Recessions Consolidate Industry Power

No industry continues into infinity without major aberrations, especially those involved in technology or growth. When consolidation follows growth, enemies become friends and bitter rivals […]
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 […]
October 18, 2016

Planning Your Liquidity Event: Four Groups to Consult with Prior to Selling Your Business

Getting the advice of an expert is always good form, especially if you’re about to chart into unfamiliar territory. If your business or asset sale […]
October 16, 2016

Stock Redemption Strategy When Selling Your Business

Today we’ll discuss a proper stock redemption strategy. A corporate redemption of stock, a purchase of stock can be used to transition stock in the […]
October 4, 2016

What are the Different Types of Corporate Mergers?

Merger is a common business exit strategy as well as a critical growth tool.  But what exactly do you envision when you hear the term […]
October 3, 2016

Reasons Not to Use Dropbox or [Fill in the Blank] for Your Virtual Data Room

The common argument against paying for a virtual data room (VDR) is that Dropbox, Google Drive, Box.com or [fill in the blank] are all free. […]