There’s much covered in this edition of the Mergers and Acquisitions Digest, including discussions about private equity firms partnering with private business owners and what business buyers avoid when evaluating an investment opportunity. There’s also insight into one factor to consider when deciding when to sell your business and what to include in a non-disclosure agreement. As usual, click on the headline to read the full article.
One of the most important questions potential buyers of your business will ask: How can you ensure that we won’t lose clients after the deal?
Private business owners often think that private equity firms aren’t good business partners for them, but here’s a recent example that illustrates why PE firms can be fantastic partners.
Private equity firms are sitting on record amounts of dry powder, capital that needs to be invested. Why does this matter to private business owners?
Private equity firms use the add-on strategy to grow investments, which is something private business owners can benefit from. Here’s a great example.
While understanding what business buyers want is important, it’s just as critical to be aware of what they want to avoid when making an acquisition.
Ideally entrepreneurs want to sell a business when there’s a low number of companies for sale. When will that be? Pepperdine offers insight.
How long does it take to close a deal to sell your business? The answer may make you rethink your strategy to sell your company without a professional M&A advisor.
What’s the one thing you need before talking with anyone about buying your business? A non-disclosure agreement. Here’s what to include in your NDA.
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