Reading Time: 5 minutes When it comes time to sell your company, buyers look very closely at vendor margins. Here are the main factors that they focus on.
Reading Time: 8 minutes Technology companies have so many more options when it comes time to sell. Here are the top 3 options I see IT owners presented with when selling their company.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Here is the story – and lessons learned – from a transaction that closed in 23 days! To be fair, I was brought into the deal in progress, but we saved it from failure. Here’s how.
Reading Time: 4 minutes A behind-the-scenes look at my most recently-closed IT M&A deal, that yielded a very high multiple, a short earnout period, and lots of cash at close.
Reading Time: 3 minutes If you own a business, you’ll likely get unsolicited offers to buy your company. While random phone calls may make you roll your eyes, an unexpected offer from an acquaintance or peer may pique your interest. Here are three do’s and three don’ts that I think every owner should know about unsolicited offers.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Here’s a breakdown of what lower middle market M&A deals looked like in Q1 of 2022. While global M&A took a hit due to a variety of market factors, you may be surprised by lower mid-market trends.
Reading Time: 5 minutes During “chemistry calls,” I always recommend sellers be prepared to ask buyers specific questions. Because time on these calls can be limited, here are the 3 most important ones, and what you should look for in their responses. You’ll also find the link to my full list of questions you should prepare to ASK and ANSWER.
Reading Time: 4 minutes When selling your company, it’s important to prepare for “chemistry calls.” There are three questions that buyers almost always ask sellers – make sure you’ve got the best answers prepared. I also share my full list of questions you should be prepared to ASK and ANSWER.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Although it doesn’t take much time on Google to find information on the differences between a business broker, M&A advisor, and investment banker, here is a quick recap for you to save you a search. M&A advisors and investment bankers are similar in their offering. Both run a proactive process to sell your company that …
Reading Time: 6 minutes If you sell your business, you’ll need to know the difference between an asset sale or a stock sale, and the implications of each. This article covers each at a high level, so you’re more prepared when it comes time to negotiate with buyers.