Latest Due Diligence Articles
Flirting with a Single Buyer for Your Business
Over the last few months I have talked to three different business owners who, in hopes of selling their businesses, reached out to a single potential buyer they...
By: John Carvalho | President, Divestopedia Inc.
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
Neutralizing the Due Diligence Grind
That dollar figure, whether written on a napkin over coffee or floated in a conversation, is not a binding offer. Any potential acquirer will need to conduct a due...
By: Paris Aden
How Business Owners Can Thoughtfully Approach Exit Planning
If you started your business from scratch, the chances are that you’ve invested a lot of your time and financial resources into growth. You have been through thick...
By: Lyle Solomon | Principal Attorney
How I Sold My Business
How I Sold My Business: The Painful Process of Negotiation
Laura Coe knows a thing or two about excruciating pain. As co-founder of Litholink, a laboratory company that specializes in preventing kidney stones, the Chicago native...
Letter of Intent: Examining 3 Different Drafting Styles
Special note: This excerpt is used with permission from: Mergers and Acquisitions from A to Z Kindle Edition, by Andrew J. Sherman.There are many different styles of...
Podcast: How to Play Defense - Tax Tips and Tricks
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...
Avoiding the Biggest Deal Killer: Time
When selling a business, time is not your friend. Time is the enemy of all deals. In fact, "time wounds all deals" is an expression that can be associated with...
By: Rose Stabler
Exits Are Inevitable; Failure Is Not
We understand that business owners are so busy addressing today’s economic challenges that they can overlook the critical task of exit planning. We also understand...
By: Mark Tepper | President/Founder/Wealth Advisor
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
Where Does the Operating Partner in Private Equity Begin?
What Is an Operating Partner?Initially viewed as a career senior executive with deep experience and a good Rolodex, these executives provide operational credibility and...
By: John Bova
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