In our last digest before 2014, we have many nuggets of information to share starting with studies and surveys that reveal what most concerns middle market businesses, predictions for 2014 M&A activity, an uptick in business buyer activity, and an increase in foreign investments in Canada. We also have discussions on seller’s remorse and how to begin preparing your business for sale. As usual, click on the headline for the full story.
What The Middle Market Is Worried About
What most concerns middle-market executives? The National Center for the Middle Market’s latest survey reveals their biggest source of anxiety.
Seller’s Remorse: A Key Hurdle to Overcome
“One of the most common deal breakers are business owners who think that they want to sell but in reality are unsure of actually doing so. It never ceases to amaze us that business owners will go through the time-consuming, challenging, often emotional process of finding a buyer only to walk away from the transaction just before the deal closes.”
M&A in 2014 and Beyond
What do members of the M&A community expect in 2014? Find out what they were saying at Axial’s latest quarterly summit.
Business Buyer Activity Increases
With the economy recovering, business buyers are having an easier time securing financing, which is assisting a surge in buyer activity.
Preparation – The Key To A Successful Sale
Preparing your business for a successful sale is a process you should be working on now. How do you make your business buyer ready? Here’s where you start.
Foreign Direct Investors Find Canadian Market Attractive
“[Foreign direct investing] in Canada has grown by nearly 86% during this 11-year period, an average of nearly 8% per year. However, if you look closely, you will see that a significant portion of this growth has occurred during the past five or six years.”
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