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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
Post Deal - The Plan for the First 90 Days
I sat down with Tom Hendrickson, the founder and president of Mitre Media, an online financial media company focused on aggregating a sophisticated audience of...
By: Cory Janssen
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
What Is a Platform Acquisition?
When growing through mergers and acquisitions, there are generally two distinct types of acquisitions: The platform acquisition and subsequent one-off acquisitions. When...
By: Brad Mewes
Crazy M&A Myths You Need to Stop Believing Now
Whether the result of the media or social networking and tall tales, most people have some misunderstandings when it comes to selling their business. A sales process...
By: Tammie Miller
The Initial Price May Not Be Real
The initial dollar figure presented as a purchase price for a business, whether written on a napkin over coffee or floated in a conversation, is not a binding offer. Any...
By: Paris Aden
7 Fundamentals to Due Diligence You Need to Know
According to Bizbuysell.com, there were a total of 1,840 businesses transactions that took place worldwide during the first quarter of 2016. Businesses were either...
By: Alicia Hill
Podcast: Using Acquisitional Entrepreneurship to Increase Value, an Interview with Walker Deibel
About the HostRyan is an entrepreneur, podcast host of the show Life After Business and the co-owner of Solidity Financial. Having personally experienced the hazards of...
By: Ryan Tansom
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
How Do I Evaluate My Company as a Platform?
If you’re looking to sell your company, make sure that private equity groups (PEG) view it as a platform company. That is, they intend for the company to grow...
By: Charles Smith
Choosing Between a Financial and Strategic Buyer
When it is time to sell your business, it is important to know the merit of different types of buyers who might come to the table. I came across a whitepaper written by...
By: John Carvalho | President, Divestopedia Inc.
When You Sell Your Software Company Can Have a Big Impact on Your Sale Price
When a large software company makes an acquisition in a particular niche, several other comparable acquisitions soon follow. This article discusses this market dynamic...
By: Dave Kauppi
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