Why You Need An M&A Lawyer
When selling your business, the M&A lawyer plays a crucial role throughout the negotiation and transaction process. They help you understand the complexities involved in a transaction and how to navigate through them. They know how to translate legal jargon into plain language and help you evaluate the pros and cons of various deal structures […]
M&A In 2022: Is This The Year To Sell?
If you’re a business owner, you’ve probably had a rough couple of years – and the challenges aren’t over. While COVID-19 may be weakening its grip, talent shortages, supply chain issues, and inflation are still very much at play. And yet, the economy is surging. Many of the business owners we talk to have all […]
Buyer’s Top Focus Is Employee Team
Employees. Finding them. Keeping them. It’s on everyone’s mind right now. And for the company or person who buys your business, it just may be their number one concern. In the latest IBBA and M&A Source Market Pulse Report, a quarterly survey of M&A advisors, respondents indicated that employees were buyers’ number one due diligence […]
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 as focused on retention issues. Your experienced talent can be a key value driver, and buyers want to make sure these people stick around. Your […]
Plan a 2021 Comeback with an Acquisition
Business owners tend to think about selling when things aren’t as much fun as they used to be. Running a business in the COVID era is anything but fun, and owners are being particularly responsive to acquisition inquiries right now. Proactive acquisition searches When growing through acquisition, buyers can take two approaches: reactive or proactive. […]
Lopsided Market Drives M&A Values in Pandemic
With all the upheaval in the world right now, you’d expect M&A deal value to take a dip. But recent market analysis shows that’s anything but the case. According to GF Data, companies with an enterprise value of $10 million to $25 million sold at an average multiple of 5.9 in the first two quarters, […]