Private Equity


Understanding the Difference Between Private Equity & Venture Capital Firms Understanding the Difference Between Private Equity & Venture Capital Firms Understanding the Difference Between Private Equity & Venture Capital Firms Understanding the Difference Between Private Equity & Venture Capital Firms


It’s quite important to understand the distinction between VC and PE firms to save yourself time as well as to maximize the value of your...

Podcast: Selling Your Business to a Private Equity Group. Interview with Bobby Kingsbury Podcast: Selling Your Business to a Private Equity Group. Interview with Bobby Kingsbury Podcast: Selling Your Business to a Private Equity Group. Interview with Bobby Kingsbury Podcast: Selling Your Business to a Private Equity Group. Interview with Bobby Kingsbury


This podcast with Bobby Kingsbury gives you an in-depth look at how to assess a private equity group before committing to the sale. Find...

7 Ways a Board Enhances Private Enterprise Value 7 Ways a Board Enhances Private Enterprise Value 7 Ways a Board Enhances Private Enterprise Value 7 Ways a Board Enhances Private Enterprise Value


Have you considered adding a board of directors to help you with all the various problems and opportunities that come up in business...

What Is a Platform Acquisition? What Is a Platform Acquisition? What Is a Platform Acquisition? What Is a Platform Acquisition?


Building your business through acquisition (either as the acquiree or acquirer) is a sound strategy. Use established businesses as a...

Deal Flow Options and the Single Family Office Investor Deal Flow Options and the Single Family Office Investor Deal Flow Options and the Single Family Office Investor Deal Flow Options and the Single Family Office Investor


Which is the best acquisition strategy? From co-investment to buy side advisors, John Bova takes you through the gamut of options,...

What Can a Private Equity Investor Control in a Deal? What Can a Private Equity Investor Control in a Deal? What Can a Private Equity Investor Control in a Deal? What Can a Private Equity Investor Control in a Deal?


The current valuations for middle market companies is frustrating private equity investors, but there are ways for them to control, choose...

In a Business Sale, the Buyer Has the Upper Hand (Part 1) In a Business Sale, the Buyer Has the Upper Hand (Part 1) In a Business Sale, the Buyer Has the Upper Hand (Part 1) In a Business Sale, the Buyer Has the Upper Hand (Part 1)


Unless your company is one of those "must-haves" with buyers crawling all over you, you are subject to a process that greatly favors the...

Evolutionary Capital: Supporting Second Stage Companies and Their Leaders Evolutionary Capital: Supporting Second Stage Companies and Their Leaders Evolutionary Capital: Supporting Second Stage Companies and Their Leaders Evolutionary Capital: Supporting Second Stage Companies and Their Leaders


Evolutionary capital fits somewhere between venture capital and private equity in the second stage of a company’s growth. Although, only...

How Would a Private Equity Firm Value Your Company? How Would a Private Equity Firm Value Your Company? How Would a Private Equity Firm Value Your Company? How Would a Private Equity Firm Value Your Company?


Hadley Capital, a private equity firm, explains how they would value your business for sale. Learn about the methods used and what to...

4 Steps to Partnering with a Private Equity Firm 4 Steps to Partnering with a Private Equity Firm 4 Steps to Partnering with a Private Equity Firm 4 Steps to Partnering with a Private Equity Firm


Thinking of selling your business to a private equity firm? Get an overview from Hadley Capital of the steps you'll be taking and how only...

Mid-Market Report: M&A Outlook for North America in 2016 Mid-Market Report: M&A Outlook for North America in 2016 Mid-Market Report: M&A Outlook for North America in 2016 Mid-Market Report: M&A Outlook for North America in 2016


What should we expect for the North American M&A mid-market in 2016? Firmex and Mergermarket polled experts in their latest report and...

Avoiding the Exclusive Negotiations Trap Avoiding the Exclusive Negotiations Trap Avoiding the Exclusive Negotiations Trap Avoiding the Exclusive Negotiations Trap


Competitive tension is essential to exert control over the sale process and present an enforceable timeline to bidders.

How to Find the Ever Elusive Proprietary Deal How to Find the Ever Elusive Proprietary Deal How to Find the Ever Elusive Proprietary Deal How to Find the Ever Elusive Proprietary Deal


Just like unicorns, Loch Ness monster and Bigfoot, proprietary deals are mythical creatures rarely encountered. So, just how can a PE firms...

Mid-Market Report: Factors Driving M&A in Q4 2015 and Beyond Mid-Market Report: Factors Driving M&A in Q4 2015 and Beyond Mid-Market Report: Factors Driving M&A in Q4 2015 and Beyond Mid-Market Report: Factors Driving M&A in Q4 2015 and Beyond


A summary of Firmex's report created in collaboration with Mergermarket on mid-market M&A projections for 2015. By polling M&A...

Tying the Knot: Getting to 'I Do' with the Right Private Equity Partner Tying the Knot: Getting to 'I Do' with the Right Private Equity Partner Tying the Knot: Getting to 'I Do' with the Right Private Equity Partner Tying the Knot: Getting to 'I Do' with the Right Private Equity Partner


Partnering with a private equity firm is a bit like getting married. Here is some advice on how to choose "the one."

5 Online Strategies For Private Equity to Improve and Increase Deal Flow 5 Online Strategies For Private Equity to Improve and Increase Deal Flow 5 Online Strategies For Private Equity to Improve and Increase Deal Flow 5 Online Strategies For Private Equity to Improve and Increase Deal Flow


The trend for online deal sourcing will continue to increase. Embracing this trend and employing these five online strategies will...

Anatomy of a Letter of Intent Anatomy of a Letter of Intent Anatomy of a Letter of Intent Anatomy of a Letter of Intent


A primer for business owners on terminology commonly included in a letter of intent.

Podcast: Can Private Equity Help Grow Your Equity Value by 3X? Podcast: Can Private Equity Help Grow Your Equity Value by 3X? Podcast: Can Private Equity Help Grow Your Equity Value by 3X? Podcast: Can Private Equity Help Grow Your Equity Value by 3X?


In this podcast, James Darnell of KLH Capital shares his experience of partnering with business owners in the lower middle market.

Podcast: How to Sell Your Business for a Crazy High Price Podcast: How to Sell Your Business for a Crazy High Price Podcast: How to Sell Your Business for a Crazy High Price Podcast: How to Sell Your Business for a Crazy High Price


What does it take to sell your business for an Outrageous Price? Find out in this interview with Kevin Short, author of Sell Your Business...