This week’s M&A Digest discusses several studies that analyze merger and acquisition activity, manufacturing M&A activity and how business owners are hurt without anplan. Click on the headline to read the full article.
“One of the nice things about this time of the year if you are doing M&A research is that lots of sources are releasing new reports almost daily regarding last year’s performance and this year’s projections.
What is really exciting is that no matter which study you read and no matter how they slice and dice the data, 2014 turned out to be a record year for M&A activity.
A new study substantiates this theme.”
“2014 turned out to be tremendously productive year for sellers of privately held companies. The seller’s market that we entered in 2013 was maintained and even picked up steam in 2015. Another source has also substantiated this fact.”
“M&A activity in manufacturing is at its highest level since before the 2008 financial crisis.“
“[W]hy is a team important? Because the sad fact of the matter is this: Business owners are simply not setting aside adequate funds for their retirement years. They have been, and are, funneling so much into their business that their personal finances are suffering in many cases. Why? “
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