M&A Blog


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

August 27, 2018

When to Fire a Client

Clients spend a great deal of time vetting their advisors and, rightfully so. Unfortunately, many boutique investment bankers do not spend the same amount of time […]
August 27, 2018

How Long Does M&A Take?

If done correctly, selling your business can take a year or more and requires a steady, but controlled hand in guiding the process from start to […]
August 27, 2018

Global Pharmaceutical Outlook: M&A Transactions, Multiples & Investments

This material has been prepared for general informational purposes only and is not intended to be relied upon as investment, accounting, tax, legal or other professional […]
August 27, 2018

Nearly Every Crowdsale Should Offer Equity

Is the market dead for 100% non-dilutive, massive token and coin crowdsales? Probably not wholly, but investors and issuers are getting smarter about how they both […]
August 27, 2018

Smart Contract Impact on Traditional M&A

The impact of smart contracts should certainly not be understated. However, most of the oft-touted applications for smart contracts are applied to areas outside stocks, bonds […]
August 27, 2018

The Growing Role of Investment Bankers in Initial Coin Offerings

If the SEC thinks even utility tokens will be classified as securities, then the rules surrounding the thousands of ICO advisory services (especially those not licensed […]
August 27, 2018

Legality & Risks of an ICO Bounty

If you are reading this, it’s likely you already are aware of what an ICO bounty is and what it entails. For the under-informed, a bounty […]
August 27, 2018

The Pareto Principle and The Capital Paradox

During times of irrational exuberance in a given growth segment, investors tend to throw standard investment due diligence and filtration out the window thinking logically, “this […]
August 27, 2018

How to Create Demand & Slow Supply of a Coin or Token

When it comes to issuing an Initial Coin Offering (ICO) or Token Generation Event (TGE), there needs to be a compelling reason to invest other than […]
August 27, 2018

The Pareto Principle and The Capital Paradox

During times of irrational exuberance in a given growth segment, investors tend to throw standard investment due diligence and filtration out the window thinking logically, “this […]
August 27, 2018

How to Create Demand & Slow Supply of a Coin or Token

When it comes to issuing an Initial Coin Offering (ICO) or Token Generation Event (TGE), there needs to be a compelling reason to invest other than […]
August 27, 2018

REITs–Industry Introduction

Industry Definition Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) – A legal entity that uses pooled investor capital to purchase and manage income property or mortgage loans. Most […]
August 27, 2018

Rule 144 and Token Velocity

There is a fairly strong consensus among some leading venture capitalists arguing for safe harbors for utility tokens. The arguments are very sound and timely, given […]
August 27, 2018

Blockchain & The Distortion of Decentralization

In the show, “What About Bob?” Bill Murray plays Bob, a quirky phobic in need of psychiatric treatment. At one point in the show, Bob states […]
August 27, 2018

REITs: Major Companies

The top 20 companies are sorted by largest Market Cap. American Tower REIT (NYSE: AMT) – Market Cap: 57,889M American Tower is a leading independent owner, […]
August 27, 2018

REITs: Products and Markets

The following article covering the REIT (real estate investment trust) industry outlines the products and markets of the REIT business. Leasing Most REITs operate using straight […]
August 27, 2018

REITs: Current Performance & Industry

REITs (real estate investment trusts) are indispensable part of the US economy because it encompasses real estate businesses that build, manage, lease, mortgage, buy and sell […]
August 27, 2018

Post and Pray–Where Investment “Platforms” are Lacking & Failing

Some of the best deals need no bankers other than to check a box. Unfortunately, not every deal qualifies as the top 20% according to the […]
August 27, 2018

REITs: Key External Industry Drivers

Tax Reform Investors of REITs will gain from the Tax Legislation because there will be a smaller tax bill on dividends. Shareholders of REITs are paying […]
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