This week’s M&A Access features Robert Hutchins, Founder, Ellavoz Impact Capital. Hutchins defines his firm as a social impact private management firm and discusses what that entails. Hutchins also explores the client benefits of this type of investment, including the ability to create sophisticated capital stacks that greatly reduce the dilutable portion...Read More
Most business buyers and sellers are wondering what 2021 and beyond will bring. BizBuySell and BizQuest President Bob House provided a range of insights stemming from BizBuySell’s 3rd Quarter Insight Report and a survey of over 2,300 business owners.
The simple fact is that the pandemic has most definitely had a major impact on the buying and selling of businesses. This fact is obvious....Read More
This week’s M&A Access features Jim Friesen MBA, CPA, CMA, CM&AA, Partner, Portage M&A Advisory. Friesen surveys the buy and sell sides in the lower middle markets. Also, Friesen covers what potential clients should know about the divestiture—a critical process that requires planning and having a strong “deal term.”
Goodwill is a term that might cause a little confusion for some. But at its heart, it is a relatively straight-forward concept. Goodwill is generally viewed as a term that encapsulates everything from a business’s reputation to the goods, services and products it provides. The key idea is that there is goodwill if the business is viewed as a true and functioning business that has longevity...Read More
This week’s M&A Access features Kim Clark Pakstys, Board Member & Interim CXO. Pakstys outlines why M&A deals fail to reach their expected value, including poor identification of goals, leadership teams, and culture. Pakstys also details how to maximize success and value creation when making a deal.