When the owner of a business makes the decision to sell, he or she is taking a giant step that involves the emotions as well as the marketplace, each with its own set of complexities. Those sellers who are tempted to undertake the transaction on their own should understand both the process and the emotional environment that this process is set against. The steps outlined below are just some...Read More
This week’s M&A Access features Bill McCalpin, CEO and Founder for DealWare Inc. McCalpin addresses the findings and analysis of the “2021 Q2 M&A Market Survey” from April through May. He will concentrate on the current level of deal activity, what industry sectors are the most active relative to the last six months, and much more.
This week’s M&A Access features Peter Pang, Managing Partner for IPO Pang Xingpu Law Firm. Pang illustrates what makes M&A in Chinese markets different than what one might expect. He also highlights how regulations have brought clarity to the M&A world in China and more.
Buyers, as part of their due diligence, usually employ accountants to check the numbers and attorneys to both look at legal issues and draft or review documents. Buyers may also bring in other professionals to look at the business’ operations. The prudent buyer is also looking behind the scenes to make sure there are not any “skeletons in the closet.” It makes sense for a seller to be just as...Read More
This week’s M&A Access features Brian Wendler, Principal for National Business Valuation Services. Wendler deciphers contingent or performance earnouts, as well as the difference between earnouts and purchase price adjustments. He also defines common financial metrics, including revenue and gross profits.