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Articles tagged: M&A

due diligence before buying a business

How to Conduct Due Diligence Before Buying a Business

The process of due diligence before buying a business includes legal, financial and operational considerations. Know what to look for and get ahead of the game.

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Purchase Agreements, Positive Covenants, and Restrictive Covenants in M&A Transactions

Positive covenants and restrictive covenants in a Purchase Agreement protect the value of the Company for the Buyer but may be overlooked.

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Several people huddle around various financial reports and contracts during acquisition negotiations.

6 Tips for Successfully Pursuing an Acquisition

One of the primary methods small business owners use to accelerate their growth is acquiring all or part of another company. In 2022 alone, more than 18,000 acquisitions were announced […]

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Maximizing the Value of a Company’s Intangible Assets

Maximizing the Value of a Company’s Intangible Assets

A company’s intangible assets can be successfully marketed, independent of tangible assets, when a business is for sale, attracting both strategic and financial buyers

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letter of intent

Letter of Intent: The First Step Toward Purchase

The letter of intent to purchase or acquire a business is the first step in the M&A process. As a seller, these are the terms to look for in an LOI.

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Strategic vs. Financial Buyers Distinctive Ways of Acquiring Businesses

Strategic vs. Financial Buyers: Distinctive Ways of Acquiring Businesses

As a business owner who is considering selling their business, you should take time to carefully understand the types of buyers, whether they are strategic or financial, in order to get the best outcome.

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‘Housekeeping’ Tips to Consider In Order to Maximize Business Value Before You Sell

‘Housekeeping’ Tips to Consider In Order to Maximize Business Value Before You Sell

Are you considering selling your business? Here are some tips to help maximize business value. Find out the questions you should be asking about your business and how you can minimize risk.

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Employee-Owned Companies

The Benefits of an ESOP Transaction for the Seller and Company

Selling your company? Retain employees, eliminate tax burdens, and ensure future company growth by utilizing an ESOP transaction.

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Steps for Protecting Business Sale Confidentiality

A transaction advisor can help you ensure confidentiality when selling your business. Take these steps to avoid a confidentiality breach.

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Acquisition Risk Assessment

Acquisition Risks: That Company May Be Good to Own, but Tough to Buy

A company may look like a gold mine before you’ve weighed the acquisition risks and challenges. Ask these questions to avoid buyer’s remorse.

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