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The Buy-Side of M&A

HOW TO MAKE SUCCESSFUL ACQUISITIONS Photography by Jonathan Garza  In the world of M&A, there are two categories of acquisitions: financial and strategic. In the financial transaction scenario, it’s usually a private equity firm buying a majority stake of a company, placing it in their portfolio, growing it over several years and then selling it […]Read More

Selling Your Business: What Should You Do When Approached By

Photography By Shannon Drawe Out of the blue comes a phone call from a reputable company targeting your business for an acquisition or merger. You are flattered and you are intrigued. You decide the time could be right to sell, but are you prepared to respond to an unsolicited buyer? For David Dodson, Senior Vice […]Read More

M&A Transactions: How to Negotiate From A Position Of Strength

Photography by Shannon Drawe The first thing to consider when entering a merger and acquisition deal is not how to beat the other guy. Terry Fick says it’s all about positioning your company and yourself to negotiate a better deal. Fick is managing director of Corporate Finance Associates, and at a recent Enlightened Speakers Series […]Read More

How to Increase the Value of Your Business: Preparing for

Photography by Jonathan Garza There comes a time in the life of every business when the idea of selling gains traction. But selling a business is no simple task — it requires about three years of planning and preparation to make the business as robust as possible and get its valuation as high as it […]Read More