This week’s M&A Access features Christopher Swink, Senior Client Strategist | Private Business Advisory for BNY Mellon Wealth Management. Swink shares success stories of local businesses pivoting due to the pandemic and economic downturn. He also advises business owners to focus on strategy and details the benefits of engaging a wealth advisor early in the...Read More
Just as people will form judgments and ideas about you as a person based on first impressions, the same holds true for your company. It is always best to put your “best foot forward,” and this is true whether we’re talking about your personal life or business. Periodically, it is prudent for every company to step back and evaluate its initial point of communication with customers and...Read More
This week’s M&A Access features Scott McKenzie, CPA, Managing Director of the Transaction Advisory Services Practice for Baker Newman Noyes. McKenzie identifies specialized repair and trade businesses, including electrical and plumbing services, as opportunities for small business owners interested in ETAs, and reveals the potential risks when considering...Read More
When buyers are looking to make a purchase, the most important step they can take is to perform due diligence on both the business and the seller. Yet, it is important to note that a large percentage of sellers fail to do their due diligence on buyers.
Deals fail all the time. Sadly, this means that all parties lose a tremendous amount of time and effort. Additionally, sellers not only...Read More
This week’s M&A Access features Michael Sluka, President, MJS Advisors. Sluka explains how the due-diligence process improves salability. He also goes in-depth about what should be done to increase the price from a seller’s perspective.