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Building wealth doesn't just mean accumulating money. Learn what you can do now to start preparing for your transition to the rest of your life.

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Learn more about the three categories (binding, non-binding and hybrids) when drafting a letter of intent.

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No matter what your profession, no matter what your company does, no matter what your life situation may be — we all follow this fundamental and deeply rooted...

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Today, most business enterprise do not have the information and monitoring tolls required for the effective management of intangible assets.

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If you've ever thought about selling your business, you've probably thought about how you should do that. Do you sell to your biggest competitor? To investors? Here are...

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With significant pros and cons to both a narrow and a broad sale process, how do you determine the right number of buyers to approach?

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Determining the value of your business is the starting point to building value. Here’s how to set up a simple valuation template in excel.

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The best valuations cover all the basis. Are you getting the best? Find out what nuances are often overlooked in a business valuation and take steps today to a

Cash Forecast Excel Tool: In Tough Times, Cash is King


In the hopes of helping business owners through these tough circumstances, we have built a weekly cash flow tool in excel. We'll walk you through the steps and thought...

Private Equity Deal Sourcing Strategies in 2019


Here’s a look at the current landscape of deal sourcing technology, platforms and services that you can use.

Three Ways to Sell a Company


When it comes to selling a business, it certainly isn't a one-size-fits-all situation. However, careful planning and research is essential if you are to succeed in your...

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The more knowledgeable you are about investors and their mindsets, the more successful you will be during an M&A event. Being able to target the right investor for your...

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Finding out the hard way that your main source of revenue is no longer viable is a crushing blow for all businesses. What do you do when you need to pivot your business?...

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Never underestimate the value of goodwill. Learn how goodwill can have a positive impact on your business valuation and also on your bottom line.

Top Excuses Owners Use to Avoid Exit Planning


You will rationalize reasons to stay involved in your business until you've missed your golden opportunity to exit. If anything in this article rings true for you,...

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100%. It's a case where that perception could be altered a little bit. Take the deal marketing example you mentioned. Oftentimes the investment bankers are...

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I think one of the hesitations may be any change to existing, or more traditional, processes. There's general trepidation amongst M&A practitioners to fix...

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I think it's two things. So, you’ve got the sale-side and the buy-side. Two sides of the same coin with the M&A process. On the sale-side, we’re...

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It’s hard to pick just one area, but I think, first and foremost, it comes down to speed, so in this environment — which remains competitive for attractive...

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Note: This content originally appeared in T/A Economics and has been published here with permission.The International Valuation Standards Council (IVSC) provided insight...