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2018 Top 10 Disruptive Trends: Smart Logistics Delivers the Goods

Logistics is a huge part of the world economy - $1.6T seen annually in the US and more than $8T globally, with the latter figure expected to top $15T by 2023. This industry is responsible for getting goods and services from those that produce them (suppliers and manufacturers) to those that sell... Click here to read more

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Friday, February 9, 2018 - 10:33
Posted by Rob Schram, Executive Vice President
Trust the Process, Not the Tools: What the Delaware Supreme Court Just Said About M&A Valuation

What’s my company worth? As the global leader in private technology company M&A, we get this question more than any other. (Probably more than all other questions combined). Traditional investment banking dogma views valuation as a spreadsheet problem – a question of calculation, usually... Click here to read more

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Thursday, December 21, 2017 - 14:52
Posted by Joel Espelien, President
Tips for Presenting to Acquirers: Map to your Executive Summary

As we discussed in a recent webcast, the Executive Summary is possibly the most important document you will ever craft in business. You and your adviser need to write a concise, clear... Click here to read more

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Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 10:25
Posted by Robert Griggs, Senior Vice President
The importance of knowing why you're selling

It is still with some surprise that despite talking to many CEOs about their plans to sell their companies, when it comes down to it, a lack of clarity as to “why”... Click here to read more

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Friday, October 20, 2017 - 09:38
Posted by Peter Prince, Senior Vice President
Tips for Presenting to Acquirers: Limit participation to critical team members

As anyone who has been involved with an exit can tell you, presenting to potential acquirers demands a clear, concise, and most importantly, uniform presentation. You may feel like the power-move would be to bring your entire team into meetings, but that would do more harm than good.... Click here to read more

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 11:24
Posted by Jeff Riley, Vice President
Common M&A Misconception: I don’t want to go to market too early

Nathan Rothschild famously said, “I made my fortune by selling too early”.


We get it. You believe in your company, your business and your market. You have to have this belief or you (and your company) wouldn’t have gotten this far. This is a good thing, not a bad thing... Click here to read more

JoelEspelien's picture
Friday, July 28, 2017 - 10:04
Posted by Joel Espelien, President
Metrics to keep you up at night
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Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 14:40
Posted by Timothy Goddard, Executive Vice President of Marketing
Common M&A Misconception: Preparation starts when you decide to sell

When should you start preparing to sell your company?


It’s a common question, but one that has major implications on the future of your business and success of an exit. If you’re at the point where an exit seems like the next logical step, you shouldn’t wait any longer... Click here to read more

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Friday, July 14, 2017 - 11:36
Posted by Nina Seghatoleslami, Vice President, Client Services
Common M&A Misconception: I already know my buyer

In today’s highly competitive market, it is easy to envision a future in which a large competitor comes knocking on your door, aggressively pursuing an acquisition of your company. As we’ve said before, however, this never leads to an optimal outcome. The buyer that you think would make a... Click here to read more

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Friday, July 7, 2017 - 09:56
Posted by Jim Perkins, Executive Vice President
Common M&A Misconception: We’re not SaaS, so buyers won’t bite

Today’s M&A market is full of companies in various sectors. With a constant flow of technological innovation, players in the tech industry will continue to be in high demand by strategic buyers and private equity firms alike. As disruptive... Click here to read more

JeffRiley's picture
Friday, June 30, 2017 - 11:04
Posted by Jeff Riley, Vice President
What's My Company Worth?

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