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Perry Campbell


K. Perry Campbell, Ph.D., CM&AA is a Principal at ACT Capital Advisors, LLC where he serves as managing director, located in the Portland/Vancouver office. He serves on the board of the Alliance of Merger & Acquisition Advisors (AM&AA) where he chairs the Market Research Committee, and is principal author of AM&AA’s semi-annual “Deal Stats” survey. In January 2010 AM&AA selected Dr. Campbell as its Member of the Year in recognition of his contribution to the profession. He has managed all aspects of buy-side and sell-side transactions in many industries completing transactions that have totaled over $800 million in market value. Beginning with his first post-doctoral position at Texas Instruments, Dr. Campbell has had a successful business career spanning over 30 years of business management, business ownership, business acquisitions, and business sales.

Dr. Campbell has been an owner and president of consulting, engineering, construction, environmental and computer services firms with up to $525 million in annual revenue: MACTEC, Inc.; Harding ESE, Inc.; Beak Consultants Incorporated; and Allied Computer Professionals, Inc. At multi-billion dollar revenue firms, such as TI and Dames & Moore he held a number of roles in technical and regional management, and he served for several years as Vice President of Corporate Development at MACTEC during a period of rapid growth through acquisition. He also has been an owner, president or managing director of several merger and acquisition advisory firms, including Campbell Consultants; Buy-Side Advisors International, Inc.; Business Exit Strategies, Inc.; and ACT. He provides buy-side and sell-side intermediary and consulting services to middle-market manufacturing, distribution and service companies.

Articles by Perry Campbell

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    Timeless Value Trends for Mid-Sized Businesses

    Looking at comprehensive data to showcase what efforts make the most difference in getting the dollar value you want for your business and what industries (size and market) typically receive for multiples.

Q&A by Perry Campbell

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    Is this the right time to sell my business?

    This is a timeless question that I hear from business owners year in and year out. Valuation multiples fluctuate over time. Sometimes the average is up and sometimes it’s down, but I believe predicting the direction in...

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