This week’s M&A Digest explains the best way for business owners to go public, what determines success when succession planning, predictions for merger and acquisition activity in 2015, and more. Click on the headline to read the full article. [Read more…]
M&A Digest – Aug. 22, 2014
This week we ask business owners if they’re mentally prepared to their companies, answer common questions like “How do private equity firms operate?” and delve into due diligence issues and advantages to partial sales.
Here are a few common questions about the M&A market:
M&A Digest – Nov. 22, 2013
Today’s edition of the M&A Digest features many valuable tips when it comes to selling a business. To start, we discuss how you arrive an accurate valuation, the role that your company’s intangible assets plays into your company’s attractiveness, and how to enhance your company’s value. Then, we also delve into the different waves in the mergers and acquisitions industry and the dilemma facing private equity investors. [Read more…]
M&A Weekly Digest – November 4th, 2011
Our M&A Weekly Digest, which brings you M&A news and tips each Friday, has articles providing a list of possible intangible assets that your company might have; why you must have more than one buyer interested in your business and how to do it; the two key issues that any exit plan should cover; why knowing the motivation behind an acquisition is important to getting the maximum value for your company; and why you should avoid anyone that uses a “one size fits all” approach to valuing companies. [Read more…]
Your Search for Unique Buyers
It’s not often that you associate men’s apparel with private equity investment dollars. What we typically see in the mainstream business media are discussions about equity firms making investments in “sexy” industries like software, green energy, or media. So when I read recently that a high-end men’s apparel firm had obtained funding from an equity firm, it caught my attention. What was really unique about this announcement though was the type of equity firm providing the capital. But let’s start at the beginning as they say.