This week’s M&A Access features Alan Schlotzhauer, CEO, 2717 Group. Schlotzhauer breaks down the current state of both the buy and sell side of the built industry, which includes increased deal scrutiny on behalf of the buyer and more creative solutions from the seller. In light of the pandemic, Schlotzhauer also highlights what M&A professionals should be focused on to set themselves up for success.
This week’s M&A Access features Carmen West, Managing Partner, 641B. West highlights 641B as a provider of resources and capital for minority-owned businesses. West also details how the pandemic has impacted small businesses in this regard.
This week’s M&A Access features Matt Bjonerud, CEO, Cerebro Capital. Bjonerud dives deep into the Main Street Lending Program (MSLP), which industries in the middle market are most interested in the program, and why. Bjonerud also covers alternatives for corporate borrowers seeking MSLP dollars.
This week’s M&A Access features Ross Schoenfeld, VP, Cross Keys Capital, LLC. Schoenfeld surveys the impact the pandemic has had on his clients and the M&A market in general, noting how valuations for resilient firms has remained steady. He also delves into how Cross Keys Capital, LLC spends considerable time in the onset of the engagement to understand what the clients’ goals are for the transaction process.
This week’s M&A Access features Katharine Halpin, Founder & CEO, The Halpin Companies, Inc. Watch as Halpin reconciles with the 1999 KPMG report on why 83% of M&A transactions fail—expressing how the distraction of smartphones and ignoring the people aspect of transactions worsens statistics. Halpin also explains how leaders in emerging companies need to adopt “strategic think-time” to improve transaction statistics.