M&A Blog


M&A, private equity and investment banking insights for business & real estate issuers and investors.

November 3, 2020

People Only Value What They Pay For

What if your dentist gave away his services for free? Would prevention still matter? Would you still floss? What about your attorney or any other professional […]
September 12, 2020

Nursing Care Facilities: Investment Banking & M&A Industry Trends & Performance

Our nursing care facilities institutional investment guide covers the following topics What is the nursing care facilities industry? (Executive Summary) What are the transaction and capital […]
May 11, 2019

How to Justify a Buy-Side Premium in M&A

In a world awash in capital, finding a good deal among savvy sellers aware of today’s premium valuation multiples is beyond difficult. Gone are the days when slick […]
November 5, 2018

Motivations for Pursuing Growth by Mergers & Acquisitions: The Seven “C” Incentives for Doing a Deal

Vast opportunities exist when experts can effectively implement an acquisition strategy as a means for reducing costs, gaining access to new business and increasing enterprise value. […]
November 3, 2018

Reasons to Rent-a-CFO Instead of Hiring One Full-Time

High-growth companies are burdened with high-growth decisions. Unfortunately most startups or companies with rapid growth spikes lack the funding necessary to hire the right help during […]
September 24, 2018

Debt Service Coverage & The Opportunity Cost of Capital: Bridging the Investor Chasm in Private Deals

The capital stack on nearly every deal should lead one to conclude that private equity investing is a complete misnomer. Not unlike most business buyers, private equity […]
September 20, 2018

Why is My Business Not Worth a Premium? An SBA Loan Perspective

September 18, 2018

M&A Recession Considerations: Preparing for Growth & a Future Exit After a Market Downturn

If you’re not planning on selling your business today or in the next 12 to 24 months, then surely you’re looking toward selling it after the […]
September 4, 2018

Brutalities of the Buy-Side: Some Areas That Make Buy-Side M&A So Difficult

There is an oft-quoted (and perhaps apocryphal or fabricated) statistic that business acquisitions have the same failure rate as startups. A quick Google reference for me […]
November 3, 2020

People Only Value What They Pay For

What if your dentist gave away his services for free? Would prevention still matter? Would you still floss? What about your attorney or any other professional […]
November 3, 2018

Reasons to Rent-a-CFO Instead of Hiring One Full-Time

High-growth companies are burdened with high-growth decisions. Unfortunately most startups or companies with rapid growth spikes lack the funding necessary to hire the right help during […]
September 24, 2018

Debt Service Coverage & The Opportunity Cost of Capital: Bridging the Investor Chasm in Private Deals

The capital stack on nearly every deal should lead one to conclude that private equity investing is a complete misnomer. Not unlike most business buyers, private equity […]
September 20, 2018

Why is My Business Not Worth a Premium? An SBA Loan Perspective

September 18, 2018

M&A Recession Considerations: Preparing for Growth & a Future Exit After a Market Downturn

If you’re not planning on selling your business today or in the next 12 to 24 months, then surely you’re looking toward selling it after the […]
August 27, 2018

Raising Startup Capital – Why the Investment Banking Model Does not Play Well with Startups

As we have previously outlined, raising capital is tough. It reminds me of the quote often attributed to John Wayne (but still as yet unconfirmed): Life […]
August 27, 2018

Why Raising Capital is So Difficult and Why I Loathe It

These are the confessions of an experienced investment banker with the battle scars to stand as a witness that no capital transaction is ever easy. As […]
August 27, 2018

Sink or Swim: Entrepreneurs Learn to Manage Risk

Part of managing any project also means managing risks. Project managers learn to identify, categorize, and effectively respond to risks with experience. While many entrepreneurs might […]
August 27, 2018

10 Notable Technology Mergers

In today’s fast-paced, challenging, and highly competitive world, businesses are constantly fighting the good fight to maintain their competitive edge and staying at the forefront of […]
August 27, 2018

Project Management Best Practices for Mergers & Acquisitions

According to Thomson Reuters, there have been over 40,000 business deals that involved a change in ownership in the last year. However, many of these deals […]
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