Many of us have specific goals we want to achieve through our business not all of which can be easily monetized. Many business owners, through proper planning and execution have been able to exceed their goals or shake off the shackles of limited thinking as to what achieving those goals could mean to their families, employees and community.
My client has a unique opportunity to combine his company
with a venerable machine tool brand and to manufacture machine tools again in
the U.S.The timing is perfect.The combined company will be cash flow
positive from the outset and has a number of unique advantages.To acquire the target, my client is investing
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The private equity (PE) sector represents possibly the largest prospective pool of business buyers today. PE investors have largely sat out the economic downturn and are estimated to be holding more than $500 billion in uninvested cash. Unfortunately, these buyers can be hard to reach.
Unlike international buyers, which are actively making acquisitions again, many PE investors remain wary of the M&A market. And many of the unfunded PE firms continue to experience difficulty in cost effectively financing their transactions.
Attendees of M&A Insight 2011 weighed in on top challenges related to exiting their businesses at the March 31 discussion featuring panelists from Doeren Mayhew firm TR Moore & Company, Haynes and Boone, Fennebresque & Co. and Main Street Capital Corporation. With market valuations and industry trading mulitiples topping the list once again this year, greatest concerns included:
In working with our M&A clients to find the right buyer for their business, whether strategic or financial, one question is a constant – what’s going to happen to my business after the sell?
That question is generally easier to address on a strategic deal: the buyer writes a check, the seller hands over the keys, and either walks off into the sunset, or spends some limited time usually less than a year) assisting to ensure a smooth transition.