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Wednesday, February 03, 2021

How has the COVID-19 pandemic changed the deal process?

It’s been remarkable to see the rebound in deal activity in the last few months and to observe the M&A process shift to virtual settings. A few things that we’ve observed: Most or all of the deal process can be done remotely. Most meetings can be done over videoconferencing, and most diligence can be done […]

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

E-Commerce Valuation and the COVID-19 Bump

COVID-19 is the story of the year 2020.  It had a profound effect on our businesses, politics, health and relationships.  Analyzing the effects on relationships, politics and health should be left to doctors, therapists and pundits.  How it affected business, especially e-commerce, is fascinating. While much of the country was shut down beginning in mid-March […]

Monday, August 24, 2020

When is the right time to sell a business in a pandemic?

Many business owners who were considering selling their business pre-COVID-19 are now trying to figure out the implications of the crisis on starting a sale process. A few factors to consider: Evaluate how hard your business has been hit by the crisis. Valuations may be close to pre-COVID levels for businesses that remained relatively stable […]

Friday, May 01, 2020

What I’ve learned from working at home with young children

The COVID-19 crisis has blurred the lines between work and family for many people as we are all at home with our children, all the time. As we close out week seven of working from home, it’s starting to feel, if not easy, slightly less chaotic and more manageable. From speaking with colleagues with children […]

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Tuesday, April 14, 2020

When the going got tough (2020)

On the first trading day of 2020, a typical headline was “Dow jumps 300 points to start 2020, continuing last year’s big rally.”  The S&P 500 was up 28.9% in 2019.   US GDP was up 2.3%, not quite the growth seen in 2017 and 2018, but still pretty good from where we stand today.  Our […]

Friday, January 10, 2020

Five reasons why 2020 is the right year to sell your business

Small business owners often struggle with the question: when is the right time to sell my business? While there’s no “one size fits all” answer and there may be a myriad of reasons to stick with a business and reinvest over the longer term (based on the owner’s age, risk profile, the maturity of the […]

Monday, November 25, 2019

Wrapping up a strong 2019 with thanks to you

As we come to the final weeks of 2019, we’re thankful for the trust so many of you put in our firm this year. You trusted us with your clients, your companies, and your friends.  From initial conversations and connections, we developed great relationships with business owners, board members and executives, resulting in 11 successful […]

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Specialty Chemical Distribution M&A

The specialty chemical distribution sector has seen a wave of acquisitions as financial and strategic acquirers look to build out sizeable platforms. What drives buyer interest in this market?  What can potential sellers do to help maximize value and acquirer interest in their business?  We’ve worked with two specialty chemical distributors recently and have developed […]