Four Reasons You Should Use an M&A Advisor

Business owners tend to be independent-minded people who believe that anything worth doing is worth doing right—and on your own. You can do your own acquisition, but an experienced third-party advisor offers many advantages. Companies with corporate divisions that are...

Common Mistakes Sellers Make in M&A Transactions

Selling a company is one of the most challenging things you will ever do. The M&A journey demands careful planning and the assistance of skilled professionals. CEOs of companies that have not previously undertaken M&A transactions commonly make mistakes that...

How Millennials Affect M&A

We’ve heard warnings, promises, and paranoia about how Millennials are disrupting everything for years. But the generation once derided as young and technology-obsessed has surprised their parents. They’re older, wiser, and the oldest generation’s predictions haven’t...

M&A Half-Truths That Feed the Overconfidence Trap

Conventional wisdom is often derided—even though much conventional wisdom is supported by facts and research. However, a lot of it is almost right—and terribly wrong in certain circumstances. The realities of M&A are far more nuanced than conventional wisdom might...

Four Helpful Tips for Selling Your Business

The Internet is full of comprehensive guides to selling your business. Ultimately, however, a speedy and lucrative sale boils down to creating the perception of value. If you want to sell your business, a few simple strategies can boost value, create a competitive...

12 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Selling a Business

Selling a business is a challenging process, from valuation to closing. An honest assessment of your business coupled with a realistic understanding of what you can expect from the sale process can make the journey easier. The following 12 questions can help you...