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Top Mergers and Acquisitions of 2020

Top Mergers and Acquisitions: T-Mobile (TMUS) and Sprint Price: $26.5 Billion The nation’s third largest wireless carrier, T-Mobile, increased in size dramatically with the acquisition of Sprint. Per the company’s deal with regulators, consumer pricing was locked for the next three years, which has made them attractive to consumers in a market where regular price hikes […]

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Hire an A+ Deal Team

Selling your business is probably one of the biggest decisions you will make in your lifetime. In addition to starting your business, choosing your spouse, and selecting the location of your residence, the decision to sell a business is a big deal. You will only get one chance; get it right! There are five different […]

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The Process of Selling Your Business Has Already Begun 

When you started your business, it was probably obvious that you needed a plan. It may be less obvious, though, that when you leave your business, no matter how you do it, you’ll also need a plan. The reality is that every action you take during the life of your business has an impact on […]

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Not All Strategies Are Created Equal

Succession planning, Exit Planning, and business planning may seem interchangeable in most people’s eyes. However, each type of planning plays a very different role in the process of designing and then implementing, a strategy for leaving your business and planning for the future. You can’t use one strategy without the others when it comes to […]

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Know What Buyers Value Most

Regardless of a company’s industry, age, physical location, or size, buyers will closely analyze many factors when evaluating potential acquisitions. From the sustainability of your business model to the integrity of your financial statements, sophisticated acquirers will leave no stone unturned. We have summarized buyers’ key areas of focus. Sustainability of Business Model – Does your […]

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Find Your Best Path to the Future

You can’t get anywhere if you don’t know where you’re going. It’s also obvious that once you know where you’re going, you need to lay out a path that will take you there. But things that are obvious are not always easy. It can be helpful to adopt a process that is customized to your […]

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Funding a Sale to “Insiders”

When imagining the future of their businesses, and possibly a future that involves different ownership at some point, owners may wonder if it’s really possible to consider “insiders” (employees, children, or co-owner) as viable successor owners. Insiders are often a great match for company culture, leadership style, and vision. But they may lack one very […]

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Rethinking Cash Flow

While there are many uncertainties when planning for the future, one factor that is almost always essential to the success of your future plans is cash flow. Measuring your company’s cash flow and knowing what aspects of your business can be affected by the health of your cash flow are even more crucial in today’s […]

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