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May 2015

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Achieving an Exceptional Multiple in the Sale of Your Company – Part 3

While the Internal Valuation drivers are the foundation for any solid company, the external elements are the multipliers of a deal.  While the Internal elements are “required” and can move the needle on a deal toward the higher end of normal, it is these elements that really create exceptional results.  Timing, Scarcity Value, Industry Dynamics […]

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Achieving an Exceptional Multiple in the Sale of Your Company – Part 2

Previously I blogged of the combination of multiple elements and a few absolutely critical factors that must combine at the right time to create a “perfect storm” in the market for your company to achieve an exceptional valuation in the market.  We highlighted two distinct areas that we call internal and external valuation drivers. Today […]

Monday, May 18, 2015

Looking ahead at manufacturing M&A activity

The news from the manufacturing sector over the past few months has been mixed.  Many firms are experiencing headwinds from the strong US dollar.  The most recent ISM PMI results have been at 51.5, the lowest level of the past couple of years.  Recent PwC research suggests that the share of US M&A in the […]

Friday, May 15, 2015

My Company is Growing – Why Am I Running Out of Cash?

I recently attended a breakfast seminar at XPX Boston where four members of B2B CFO, Frank Armenio, Ken Sommer, Leo Casey, and Randy Walther shared their perspectives and war stories about how fast growing companies find themselves running out of cash. So how do companies get in this position? They spend money without a plan (projected […]

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Achieving an Exceptional Multiple in the Sale of Your Company – Part 1

In October of 2014, we blogged about valuing the intangibles of a business.  Here we wrote about achieving value beyond merely what the financials associated with your business would indicate.  (see http://merger.com/whats-company-worth/ ).  As follow on, we are often asked what it takes to leverage these KPI’s to achieve the exceptional multiples that one hears […]

Tuesday, May 05, 2015

Top 5 Things to Do Now to Prepare Your Business For Sale

Even if you are not ready to put your company up for sale, it behooves you to start preparing now.  First, most of the issues you tackle to prepare your company for sale are the same things you should focus on every day to grow and build value in your business.  Second, this cannot be […]