This week’s M&A Weekly Digest includes stories about the expectation that 55% of the U.S. [Read more…]being healthcare-driven soon, things that shouldn’t affect business owners’ strategies, M&A activity remaining strong in Canada and the hot M&A sector of staffing.
Continuing with our weekly M&A digest, we take a look at the future of private equity’s involvement in M&A activity, how private businesses power the [Read more…], things to consider for business owners that are close to retiring, and why businesses should consider private equity firms as buyers.
The Private Business Owner is starting a new feature that provides M&A news and tips each week. Jumping right into this week’s highlights, there is good news for all of North America, as the U.S. re-shoring initiative has gained more traction and Canadian M&A activity was up the second quarter of this year. M&A activity continues to recover nicely and the last week of July had 11 IPOs, making it one of the busiest weeks in 2011.
For those interested in learning more about the process of selling a business, you can learn about the valuation, the next step after creating a sustainable business and deciding to sell it. [Read more…]