John is president and founder of Stone Oak Capital Inc., an M&A advisory firm. For more than a decade, John has served his clients on numerous valuation, acquisition and divestiture assignments in a wide variety of industries. John holds the Corporate Finance designation, is a Chartered Business Valuator and a Chartered Accountant. He is also a member of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG).

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Recent Articles by John Carvalho

EBITDA Engineering Before Selling a Business

Take control of your financial statement by learning how accounting policies can positively impact EBITDA.

Maintaining Confidentiality Versus Maximizing Price

Making sure that your sensitive information is kept secret during the sales process is important, but so is ensuring that those bidding for your business have an idea of the true value of it so you get the best deal possible.

3 Simple Ways to Start an Exit Plan in 2017

You've heard the crazy statistics...90% of business owners don't have any exit plan. Well here are three simple areas to start thinking about that inevitable day when you exit your business.
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