This M&A Weekly Digest brings discussions about how active private equity firms are in the, the pros and cons of an employee stock ownership program vs. phantom stock, and tips for selling a business in today’s market. Click on the article headline to read the complete piece.
This week’s digest features a checklist to help you get through the due diligence process, formula for valuation, and mistakes to avoid when selling your business.
This week’s digest covers expert advice ontiming from a business and 2013 M&A activity projects, as well as data that is further proof of the private equity industry’s concentration on smaller, more strategic deals.
When you own a privately held business, it helps the bottom line to be in a growing industry. Not only does make it easier to improve profits, but it also helps your company become more attractive to potential buyers of your business.
Ibis World issued a report back in February that identified the best industries in which to start a business in the U.S. Today we’ll reveal the eight growing industries and how current private business owners can take advantage of their anticipated growth.
This week’s M&A digest delves into one factor that drivesand activity, as well as how to get buyer attention and respect. Click on the headlines for the full article.
You might be looking at this headline and say, “Duh, theteam.”
Well, yes and no.
Yes, your marketing team has the specific responsibility of managing your company’s brand and marketing messages.
No, your marketing division is not the only group ofthat represent your brand to the outside world.
Let me explain.
This week we cover two pieces of evidence that are positive economic news, how flexibility is key to reaching an optimal deal when selling a business, and how deal structure and debt are affecting M&A activity. As usual, click on the article headline to read the entire piece.
Manyliken a great salesman – a man or woman who can quickly adapt to any situation – to chameleons, a class of lizards of which some have the ability to change their coloring for camouflage purposes.
A more fascinating and impressive creature that is stellar at adapting is the octopus, which can change not only its color but its texture as well. Watch the video below for this phenomenon.
Just as octopi have to adapt to their surroundings to survive, salespeople must adapt not only to different personalities but also to a variety of situations in order to thrive.
In honor of the remarkable octopus and its eight arms, here are eight other types of professions/traits that a great salesperson must channel to be the best at their jobs.
This week’s M&A Weekly Digest contains articles discussing the economic impact of private equity firms and the effect that widespread baby boomer retirement will have onand activity. As usual, click on the headline to read the full piece.
As we catch up on last week’s M&A articles, this week’s digest covers pieces about the stock market’s relationship with M&A, economic news, how interest rates affectplanning, the amount of cash on corporate balance sheets, and where private equity firms prefer to focus.