No two companies are quite alike, and this also means that there are many reasons why companies can fall into trouble. While the number of variables involved in operating a company are practically endless, there are a handful of reasons why companies can fall on hard times. Let’s take a closer look.
Companies that lack focus can often run into considerable trouble. Not...Read More
This week’s M&A Access features Andy Greenberg, CEO, GF Data/Greenberg Variations Capital. He details GF Data analytics’s most interesting revelations, particularly the incredible resiliency of the M&A market and the overall economy. Greenberg also pinpoints the interplay between the deals that come to market and the debt support for those...Read More
Your time is your most valuable commodity. The simple fact of the matter is that many “buyers” are not truly buyers. In contrast, they are often window shopping or acting out a fantasy of buying a business. In other cases, they would only plan to buy if they were to find the “deal of the century.” The last thing you want to do is waste your time trying to work out deals with people who...Read More
This week’s M&A Access features Ron Kerdasha, Managing Director/Regional Group Head, Fifth Third Business Capital. He advises what small and medium-sized businesses can do to respond to adverse challenges, including taking a diligent approach to hiring managers and advisors. Kerdasha also explains the benefit of utilizing asset-based lending centered...Read More
Mass Mutual Life Insurance produced an ownership transition survey back about a decade ago. The survey results were based on feedback and answers from family-owned businesses. It produced some very interesting results, and is worth examining even today. While the survey at this point is quite outdated in terms of the timeline, there are still many valuable nuggets of information to be...Read More