In this week’s M&A Weekly Digest, we offer definitions of common M&A terms, analyze a synergistic acquisition, and cover the 17 steps it takes to find an optimal buyer when selling a business.
“As is true of most industries, the M&A industry has developed its own terminology, much of it confusing to uninformed business owners. In this article we thought we would demystify some of these terms so that you will have a greater comfort level when discussing the idea of actually selling your company. This will be especially true if you are considering selling your business without professional representation. Knowledge of these key terms will be critical.”
Synergistic Acquisition: What You Need to Know about Optimal Buyers
In this article, author Carl Doerksen analyzes a recent acquisition in which a portfolio company purchased a complementary company. Besides discussing the acquisition in detail, he clearly defines what makes a complementary company.
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Selling a Business – The 17 Steps It Takes to Find an Optimal Buyer
There are generally 17 steps you will have to take to close your deal. For a graphic representation of this, click here for the full article.
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