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Why Acquisitions Are Good for Business Why Acquisitions Are Good for Business Why Acquisitions Are Good for Business Why Acquisitions Are Good for Business


Acquisitions are good for business! Despite some of the negativity they receive about corporate takeovers and job security, acquisitions...

Buy-Side M&A Strategy Success Buy-Side M&A Strategy Success Buy-Side M&A Strategy Success Buy-Side M&A Strategy Success


While it is important to carefully consider your options when buying a business, sometimes you need to take a risk and purchase something...

How Business Sales Are Best Strategized, Conducted and Consummated How Business Sales Are Best Strategized, Conducted and Consummated How Business Sales Are Best Strategized, Conducted and Consummated How Business Sales Are Best Strategized, Conducted and Consummated


This article follows-up on the Divestopedia article 'When Selling Your Business, What Sale Process Is Best?' with a focus on the often...

The Big Risk: Waiting Versus Selling Your Business Now The Big Risk: Waiting Versus Selling Your Business Now The Big Risk: Waiting Versus Selling Your Business Now The Big Risk: Waiting Versus Selling Your Business Now


Brad Mewes is the founder of Supplement!, a strategic, financial and M&A advisory firm specializing in the collision industry. He gives his...

How Industry Consolidation Can Impact a Business Exit How Industry Consolidation Can Impact a Business Exit How Industry Consolidation Can Impact a Business Exit How Industry Consolidation Can Impact a Business Exit


Have you considered the stage of consolidation in your industry and how that might impact your plans for an exit?

How an Unbelievable Financial Forecast Can be Just That: Unbelievable How an Unbelievable Financial Forecast Can be Just That: Unbelievable How an Unbelievable Financial Forecast Can be Just That: Unbelievable How an Unbelievable Financial Forecast Can be Just That: Unbelievable


Preparing a financial forecast is a key step to selling a business. However, most projections don't pass the credibility test. Here are...

Private Capital Markets 101 Private Capital Markets 101 Private Capital Markets 101 Private Capital Markets 101


Rules followed by the Public Capital Markets do not necessarily apply to the Private Capital Markets. Here is a summary of what you need to...

How to Perform a Successful Competitor Analysis (and Use it to Your Advantage) to Maximize Value How to Perform a Successful Competitor Analysis (and Use it to Your Advantage) to Maximize Value How to Perform a Successful Competitor Analysis (and Use it to Your Advantage) to Maximize Value How to Perform a Successful Competitor Analysis (and Use it to Your Advantage) to Maximize Value


The results of a competitor analysis can ultimately help your business to maximize its value through the eyes of a potential acquirer....

Podcast: How to Increase the Probability of a Successful Exit Podcast: How to Increase the Probability of a Successful Exit Podcast: How to Increase the Probability of a Successful Exit Podcast: How to Increase the Probability of a Successful Exit


Have you defined what a successful exit actually looks like? Do you have a realistic goal for when you want to sell the company and how...

Podcast: Build and Exit a Billion Dollar Business Podcast: Build and Exit a Billion Dollar Business Podcast: Build and Exit a Billion Dollar Business Podcast: Build and Exit a Billion Dollar Business


Many entrepreneurs dream of building and exiting a billion dollar business. Learn how from Terry Freeman, an entrepreneur who has done it...

Simple Test to See if Your Business Will Attract a Premium Valuation Simple Test to See if Your Business Will Attract a Premium Valuation Simple Test to See if Your Business Will Attract a Premium Valuation Simple Test to See if Your Business Will Attract a Premium Valuation


Answering these simple 15 questions can be a predictor if your company will be sold at a premium.

Design a Growth Plan for a Premium Purchase Price Design a Growth Plan for a Premium Purchase Price Design a Growth Plan for a Premium Purchase Price Design a Growth Plan for a Premium Purchase Price


Purchase price is predicated on current and historical cash flows, but a well thought out growth plan will increase the attractiveness and...