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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 […]

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Three differences between selling your product and selling your business

If you’ve got years of experience with growing your business, selling its products or services to hundreds of customers, how different can it be to sell the business itself? Sales is sales, right? Well, not so fast.   The day-to-day experience of sales does have some commonality with the M&A experience — you’re connecting with folks who […]

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Massachusetts M&A remains hot

If first quarter M&A activity in Massachusetts is any indication, the market is not slowing down.  There were 82 successful transactions in the first quarter of 2019, showing that Massachusetts M&A activity is keeping pace with last year’s average of 82 deals per quarter.  On a per capita basis, Massachusetts kept pace with many M&A […]

Tuesday, April 02, 2019

You’re selling. When and how to share the news.

After years of hard work on the business and months of effort on the deal, you’re finally steps from the finish line.  It is a monumental accomplishment that takes careful planning and a significant investment of time. Perhaps you have enrolled a couple of key managers in the opportunity, but the rest of the team, including […]

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Retail consolidation – is it a good thing?

Retail sales are a constant presence in our lives and on the TV, computer, and mobile device screens we look at. So, when we shop, where do we go? More and more, directly or indirectly, most consumers wind up buying from one of three e-commerce giants — Amazon, Walmart, or eBay. What is the current […]

Thursday, February 28, 2019

11 Tips for Optimizing the Value of the Sale of Your Business

You’ve spent decades building the equity value in your business. Why leave anything to chance when it comes to one of your most important accomplishments — turning your private illiquid stock into cash? What potential risks and opportunities would prospective buyers see if they started their due diligence? This blog focuses on the top 11 […]

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Mirus Capital Advisors – Valuing Accomplishment in 2018

2018 was another active and exciting year for Mirus Capital Advisors.  We closed ten middle-market transactions, brought aboard two senior bankers, and joined and international network of professional firms.  We continue to keep our clients’ interests at heart and are particularly proud that so much of our 2018 business was referred to us by former […]

Wednesday, September 05, 2018

The Value of Accomplishment

Over 30 years, having represented hundreds of business owners, Mirus Capital Advisors has learned a great deal about the kinds of people that build successful businesses and create real value.  And along the way, we made an important discovery.   A discovery that has helped us serve our clients in ways that make the process and […]