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Choosing Between Strategic Buyers or Private Equity
Regardless of the current media concentration on the pros and cons of private equity firms and investments, those who work in the business or those considering...
By: Jack Kearney | Managing Director
Know Your Buyer
Are you thinking about selling your business now or in the near future? As business owners, you need to consider the types of buyers that are in the market, how those...
By: Paris Aden
The Myth of Fair Business Valuation: What Professional Valuations Don't Tell You
So, how can Bear Stearns be worth about $20 billion dollars in January 2007 and be worth only $238M in 16th March 2008 — just 14 months later? And how can it be...
By: Chak Reddy
What Can a Private Equity Investor Control in a Deal?
The current valuations and investment potential for sub-$100M revenue companies is frustrating private equity (capital) investors. There are a number of market and...
By: John Bova
Overview of Private Equity for Entrepreneurs
Private equity (PE) is for many people seen through the prism of the media, which focuses on the industry only when global firms are undertaking audacious buy-outs or...
How to Sell a Business Today for a Price Based on Future Worth
While there are official ways to value a business for tax or litigation purposes, there is no valuation "standard" when it comes to selling businesses. As the...
By: Clinton Lee
What Is a Private Equity Firm?
If you are looking to sell your company, you may want to consider a private equity (PE) firm as a potential buyer. Most company owners are not familiar with PE firms and...
By: Erick Hamdan
Getting Your Bang for Your Buck in Today's Pricey M&A Market
Acquisitions are complex, which is why they fail more often than not. Pre-acquisition due diligence is only half of the battle; the other half is the hands-on, strategic...
By: Paris Aden
Understanding the Difference Between Private Equity & Venture Capital Firms
It’s not uncommon for late-stage business owners to ask advisors if it’s possible to find a venture capital (VC) firm that might have an interest in...
By: Chad Byers
5 Essential Steps to Ensure Due Diligence in Private Company Acquisitions
Acquiring a company involves an inherent level of risk. As knowledgeable business owners and advisors involved in private-company M&A transactions, that simple fact is...
By: Chad Byers
How Your Company Is Valued Depends on the Buyer
Based on your analysis, you have a good idea of what buyer type will be interested in acquiring your company. But how will that buyer type value your business? Before we...
By: Tom Gledhill
Podcast: Wealth Management Strategies for Entrepreneurs Who Sold Their Business
In this session you will learn about: Positioning your company to be a strategic acquisition; Wealth management strategies of the ultra affluent; The differences and...
By: Noah Rosenfarb
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