Up this week: a look at [Read more…]planning basics, two issues that could negatively impact your company’s valuation, the story behind the sale of a software company, a case study looking at a private equity acquisition, and more.
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.
We cover much ground in today’s M&A Digest. Learn why smaller deals will drive 2014’s M&A activity, if we’re on the cusp of another M&A upswing, the perils of family succession to avoid, a few succession planning tips, and why accuracy is key when forecasting your company’s future growth. [Read more…]
Learn about why private equity investors remain loyal to funds, why basic financial statements are important to optimizing the value of your business, and which country is quite active when acquiring offshore companies. [Read more…]
Many of you are contemplating the sale of your company without the use of an experienced M&A advisor. If you do proceed on your own, it will be critical that you develop accurate and detailed documentation for buyers to review. If you don’t, chances are good that your sale could take far longer, and deals will fall apart repeatedly, as buyers ask you questions you are unable to answer.
In order to make the [Read more…]process go more smoothly, we highly recommend that you take the time necessary to thoroughly document your entire operation.