This week we’ve got conversation about synergistic [Read more…], a look at an alternate deal structure, and economic projections – is continued growth on the horizon? Click on an article’s headline to read the full piece.
This week we cover two pieces of evidence that are positive economic news, how flexibility is key to reaching an optimal deal when selling a business, and how deal structure and debt are affecting M&A activity. As usual, click on the article headline to read the entire piece. [Read more…]
As we catch up on last week’s M&A articles, this week’s digest covers pieces about the stock market’s relationship with M&A, economic news, how interest rates affect [Read more…]planning, the amount of cash on corporate balance sheets, and where private equity firms prefer to focus.
As you can imagine, giving to charities is really, in most cases, a very discretionary item. Though we are admonished to keep giving faithfully even during difficult times, unfortunately for many of us, when tough times hit, we either dramatically reduce the amount we give or we stop giving all together. And charities really feel it when we do.
Too often entrepreneurs are so focused on running their businesses that they ignore the bigger, longer-term picture. As we have indicated before, one of the goals of our articles is to ensure that the middle-market community is aware of the turnaround in the.
Clearly almost every business in the U.S. was negatively impacted by the recession that we are still recovering from. It will take a long time to erase the memories of that downturn. So it is not surprising that many middle-market business owners, still reeling from the recession, do not “feel” like the recession has ended.
But the reality is more and more of the data points attest to the fact that the economy is recovering. This was reinforced earlier this month when Reuters released an article indicating that “U.S. exports hit a record high in March, buoyed by the weak dollar and strengthening global demand as U.S. trade returned to levels last seen before the global financial crisis.” [Read more…]