At the beginning of each month, our professionals research and analyze economic and transaction data for your review. Included in the monthly insights are overviews of major economic indicators, public market activity, middle market transaction volume, and select M&A transactions. View our May Middle Market Monitor here.
News & Views: Business Services
For most middle market business owners, the sale of their business is a once-in-a-lifetime event that can greatly impact their net worth and impact their family for years to come. The owner’s natural question is,“How should I respond?” But he is really thinking, “Should I ask for...
In October of 2014, we blogged about valuing the intangibles of a business. We wrote about achieving value beyond merely what the financials associated with your business would indicate. These intangibles are the qualitative aspects of your business such as vison, product strategy, market leadership, management team...
This whitepaper provides enlightening qualitative, as well as quantitative analyses, of the Manufacturing Automation industry that will help you track M&A activity, and develop your own strategic buy or sell side transaction plans.
This whitepaper provides a Ten List of Key Takeaways of deal making experience. Many of these lessons were learned the hard way so hopefully they help you make the right decision the first time around when you find yourself exploring your strategic alternatives
Driven by the economic and political uncertainties of today’s integrated complex global economy, persistent volatility has become the “new normal,” making the days of having a lot of business and economic visibility a thing of the past.
Getting the buyer to the table is just the first of many steps in a long, complicated process that most business owners have not been through before. Trying to figure this out on your own is risky.
Many CEOs and board members are unfamiliar with the heightened personal exposure to liability that comes into play when a company is financially distressed. We have found that in times of financial distress and market dislocation, business leaders are often too slow to recognize a trend, and therefore...
With the U.S. economy heading in the wrong direction and the equity markets in disarray, Mirus considers in this issue how middle-market companies should be approaching mergers and acquisitions.