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Achieving an Effective Corporate Divorce 0

Achieving an Effective Corporate Divorce

Dan Johnson of Equitable Life provides some sage advice on Corporate Divorces and how, for example, minority shareholders can reach agreement with majority shareholders on an amicable split. …While closely related (in practice), the...

An MBA in M&A. Well, sort of… 0

An MBA in M&A. Well, sort of…

Texas A&M University return for the fourth year with their the “Dealmakers in Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)” course. They bring together real-world M&A leaders to share what they’ve learned in the field. “This is...

Navigating The Shoals Of The Exit Strategy 0

Navigating The Shoals Of The Exit Strategy

After exclusing the possibility of an MBO, Lynn Ballou decide to hire a business broker to sell her advisory firm.  She shares her story: “So we had to find a solution that involved everybody...

Why Does Your Business Get Acquired? 0

Why Does Your Business Get Acquired?

Written for the marketing industry, the original title of this article by David Rodnitzky is Selling your (marketing)  agency, a how-to guide, Part 2: Why do agencies get acquired? But it is just as...

How Long Does It Take To Sell A Business? 0

How Long Does It Take To Sell A Business?

Inc takes a good shot at telling business owners how long the typical piece of string is. Bob House, President of BizBuySell, shares some stats from their marketplace and explains that business owners need...

Top 100 Law Firms Worried About M&A Slowdown 0

Top 100 Law Firms Worried About M&A Slowdown

There have been several articles in leading law magazines and journals over the last few days warning about a slowdown in M&A activity impacting on revenues at those law firms which are reliant on...

Exiting Your Business Can Be Taxing 0

Exiting Your Business Can Be Taxing

Joe Bazzano of Beacon Exit Planning LLC in the US discusses the tax implications of selling your business and explains how various decisions impact on the tax to which business owners find themselves subject....

The Business Seller’s Checklist 0

The Business Seller’s Checklist

As with any project, selling a business involves careful planning and preparation. However, it’s not just a case of hiring a broker or investment bank and leaving them to it. Your task as a...