What Happens to Employees After I sell?

What Happens to Employees After I sell?

Business owners often come to us concerned about employee jobs and retention issues after a sale. They worry that selling their business will lead to job losses if certain positions become redundant.   However, buyers today are often just...
Financing M&A In A Pandemic

Financing M&A In A Pandemic

The year 2020 was anything other than ordinary and customary. Deal volume was down, like in most recessions. But unlike other recessions, valuations held strong or even increased, at least for COVID-proof organizations. So how are deals getting done in this economy?...
M&A Buyers May Need to Move Quickly in 2021

M&A Buyers May Need to Move Quickly in 2021

One year ago, buyers were looking for talent. Every company we talked to was up against the same problem – there was so much opportunity to be had, but none of the employees to make it happen. It’s amazing how much can change in year. Business buyers today...
Pros and Cons of Selling to a Strategic Buyer

Pros and Cons of Selling to a Strategic Buyer

When it’s time to sell your business, you may have multiple buyers to choose from. You could receive offers from strategic, financial, and individual buyers. As you start thinking about selling your business, think about what’s most important to you in a...
The Irony of Rising Business Values

The Irony of Rising Business Values

The M&A market does not usually respond well to times of uncertainty, such as election years. But in Q3 2020, in a time of uncertainty on top of uncertainty, we are seeing record buyer interest. The issue is largely one of supply and demand. Business owners,...