We’re covering quite a bit of ground in this edition of the M&A Weekly Digest. We start with a conversation about factors driving both buyers and sellers in the M&A market before moving to how sequestration will affect M&A activity, things to avoid when selling a business to family members, and a review of a recent acquisition that many private business owners will be interested in hearing about.
As usual, click on the headline to read the full article.
Carl Doerksen reviews things that are driving 2013 M&A activity, from both the sellers’ and buyers’ viewpoints.
“Now that sequestration has happened, private business owners with the intention of selling their companies this year are wondering how it will affect M&A activity.”
This article provides many reasons why family succession fails and highlights several mistakes to avoid if you’re selling a business to someone in your family.
“In January it was announced that ‘RectorSeal Corp., located in Houston, a leading manufacturer of quality plumbing and HVAC/R products, acquired the total assets of G-O-N LLC., Scottsdale, Arizona.’”
How does a company like RectorSeal find and acquire a perfect fit like G-O-N LLC? Click the headline to find out.
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