March 31, 2016

Investment Banking Fees: The Complete Guide to Fees in Mergers & Acquisitions

Table of Contents + Introduction + Types of Investment Banking Fees + Retainer/Engagement Fees + Why Investment Banks Charge Up-Front Fees + How Much Should […]
March 30, 2016

Avoiding Seller’s Remorse in M&A

Seller’s remorse at some point in the business sale process is extremely common. Because many business owners often spend their lives building up their companies, […]
March 27, 2016

Investing in #PrivateEquity – What You Need to Know

Take a look at the historical data associated with private equity investing and you can see why investors consider it to be a worthwhile venture. […]
March 22, 2016

16 Alternatives to Venture Capital

Despite what the court of public opinion says, venture capital funding isn’t all that sexy. Sure, it’s a way to source capital, but it has […]
March 21, 2016

How to Prevent Value Attrition in Mergers & Acquisitions

While companies engage in M&A activity to increase profits, in reality, profit margins often decrease rather than increase following a merger or acquisition. How likely […]
March 21, 2016

Preemptively Preventing Merger & Acquisition Transaction Failure

Over the next few years, thanks to aging and retiring baby boomers, an overwhelming number of businesses will likely be up for sale. This potential […]
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 […]
March 17, 2016

Reasons to Keep Your Company Private

Many IPOs go well. Google is a good example. Some companies prove their worth even after a botched IPO. Facebook comes to mind here. There […]
March 10, 2016

2016 Expectations in Commercial Real Estate

Shortly after the housing market faltered, the commercial real estate (CRE) industry was also predicted to collapse. Despite price declines of as much as 40% […]
March 3, 2016

Reg A+ vs. S-1 vs. Reverse Merger: Assessing Your Options for a Retail Public Offering

We likely kiss more frogs than we would like to admit. In almost 90% of cases, potential issuers will likely see me as the Debbie […]