March 28, 2019

Bridging the Culture Gap in Cross-Border M&A

It is no secret that cultures change from country to country. They may even change from region to region within the same country. Having an […]
March 21, 2019

An Introduction to CFIUS: What You Need to Know When Considering an In-Bound M&A Strategy

The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) is tasked with reviewing the implications of foreign investments in U.S. companies on the national […]
March 7, 2019

Why a Cross Border M&A Advisor is Critical for Deal Success

As technology advances the world continues to shrink. For companies embarking on a growth via acquisition strategy this is a boon. In the past companies […]
December 23, 2018

Why You Should Conduct a UCC Lien Search Before Buying a Business

As the buyer in a transaction you will have a long list of items to request from the seller during due diligence. One area of […]
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 […]
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 […]
May 1, 2018

Does the HSR Antitrust Improvements Act Impact Your Deal?

When an M&A transaction is underway many buyers and sellers are concerned with the terms of the deal including consideration, valuation, and any representations & […]
April 4, 2018

Defining Synergies in Acquisition Targets

Synergies may be the most powerful way to create value within an acquisition and yet are still widely misunderstood. A 2012 survey of 352 executives […]