We start this digest with a piece that tells the story of a business owner who sold his business to an employee. Then, we move into reputation management, succession planning, financial statements, and private equity dry powder. To read the full pieces, click on the headlines.
Here’s how the story usually goes when a business owner decides to sell their company to an employee. It’s not pretty.
If you are unaware of negative information about your company on the Internet, buyers won’t be. They’re doing deep dives during due diligence to avoid as much risk as possible.
Business owners must plan how they will make their exits to preserve their wealth and pass it on to their families. In light of the impending flood of businesses to the M&A market, this is more important than ever.
One of the most common things to derail a business merger or acquisition is lackluster financial statements due to poor reporting systems. Good news: it’s also easy to fix.
Private equity firms have $467 billion in committed capital worldwide that they need to invest in businesses, and the clock is ticking.
“The Association for Corporate Growth invited Tom Farrell, executive vice president of Generational Equity, to moderate an executive roundtable at their annual meeting in Amsterdam on November 16, 2015.”
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