This edition of the M&A Weekly Digest features pieces about how baby boomers will affect M&A activity, a long-term perspective on [Read more…]and , and middle-market lending. Click on the headlines to read the full articles.
Picture this scenario: A business owner has spent the last 20 years assuming that his children will take over the family business. But recently, it’s come to the business owner’s attention that none of his children have the desire or ability to do so. Now, he’s close to retirement without any options for his replacement.
This dilemma, which happens all too often, highlights how vital it is for family-owned businesses to have open and honest conversations about what will happen with the company when the founder eventually retires. [Read more…]
Today’s M&A Weekly Digest brings you information about what private equity activity means for you, the impact that baby boomers retiring will have on your company’s valuation, and M&A projections for 2012. What does the upcoming year hold in store for private business owners? Let’s find out! [Read more…]
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.
As most of you are aware, timing is critical in selling a business. A variety of issues beyond your control can have an impact on the eventual sale of your company. External factors – like changes in the , availability of funding, and the rise and fall of interest and tax rates – can have a profound effect on the value and salability of a business.
However, a new dynamic must be added to this list: The impact of the pending retirement of millions of baby boomer business owners.