June 15, 2018

Strategies for Boosting Business Value Before Selling

Business owners looking to sell in the short- to mid-term should do everything in their capacity to boost value when the time comes around to […]
May 15, 2016

What Keeps Business Owners Up at Night?

The following post comes to us from Tim Truebenbach and John Lee of Morgan Stanley’s financial advisory practice. The views expressed here are those of […]
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 […]
February 25, 2016

Buy-Sell Agreement Structuring: Redemption vs. Cross-Purchase Approach Trade-Offs

When a corporation purchases the stock of a departing shareholder, it’s called a “redemption.” When the other stockholders purchase the stock, it’s called a cross-purchase. […]
February 22, 2016

A Negative Interest Rate Policy (#NIRP) Is “Mind Blowing” in its Repercussions

Am I the only one whose mind is being literally blown by the wildly crazy economic experiment being played out by the ECB, Japan, Denmark, […]
February 18, 2016

A Look at Risk Premium Evaluation Models

This article is written under the assumption that the reader is aware of the basic risk premium evaluation models and theories such as the Modern Portfolio […]
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 […]
January 4, 2016

Avoiding M&A Transaction Risks

During an M&A transaction, sellers are – essentially – placing themselves and their business at risk. The moment a seller has his/her first first discussion with […]
December 3, 2015

Advantages of Preferred Stock & Subordinated Debt

Deal consideration can come in almost unlimited forms with an even larger list of various structures and options. Understanding the various options available and how […]
November 23, 2015

How to Increase the Value of Your Business Before Selling

As you embark on the journey of selling your business, your goal is to get the most value for your company in order to position […]