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As a successful business owner, it is important to prepare for the unexpected. Whether you are selling your business out of necessity, convenience, or profit, proper planning must occur to protect your assets.  If you are thinking about selling a business, taxes should be the first thing you should start…
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Mergers and acquisitions are one of the most feasible and popular growth strategies for companies across most industries. Because the economy and market for new businesses are constantly evolving, the need to have a strong strategy for growth is vital. Many business owners turn to an M&A strategy when they…
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What is seller’s remorse? Seller’s remorse describes the feeling of regret after selling a commodity that carries sentimental and financial value to the seller. While many may recall seller’s remorse when selling their house or car, M&A firms deal with the phenomenon on a much larger scale. In our industry,…
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In any business and M&A transaction, reaching for maximum valuation is one of the primary goals. Consistently improving the value of your business is crucial and satisfying for business owners in every stage of ownership– from those looking to sell soon to those who plan on keeping the business in…
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A Return to 2019 M&A activity has declined significantly from the record 2021 levels, though remains within the historical average, at levels similar to the pre-pandemic era in 2019, considered to be a strong, healthy year for M&A. Compared to Q2 2021, middle market M&A volume and value in Q2…
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Harvard Business Review indicates that 70% of M&A transactions fail because of neglected transition strategies. Acquiring companies often fail to create and implement an M&A integration strategy after the deal that reconciles the difference in company cultures. They are often too concerned with the financial aspects of the deal and…
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Understanding the real value of your business is essential for owners. Most people do not consider the benefits of a proper evaluation until they are looking into selling their business. However, there are numerous other reasons to obtain one before that time comes. Business valuations are useful to have before…
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When we build a business, it often becomes an extension of ourselves. We put our heart and soul into building our businesses from the ground up. However, as time goes on many people change their priorities or want something different out of life.  On average, a recent study found that…
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In Summary: Expertise beyond just the “Scientific Value.” Enhanced bargaining power. Better access to information. Increased confidence. A sustainable process. You’ve built your business from the ground up, and after decades of hard work, dedication, and sacrifice, you’ve decided it may be time to sell your business. Do you know…
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Deciding and learning how to sell your business is one of the most important steps a business owner can take, so it is important to choose the right tools and people to help you succeed with this process. Without them, sellers may lose out on hundreds of thousands of dollars….
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Our team at Persient understands that the M&A process can be intimidating and confusing if you are unaware of the intricacies of the parties involved. Knowing more about the different sides of this process can ease the mind of business owners. At a glance, the two sides seem simple and…
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Strength Amid Uncertainty for Middle Market M&A Global M&A transactions exceeded $1 trillion in value for Q1 2022, largely driven by a spate of mega-deals, such as Microsoft’s $75 billion acquisition of gaming company Activision Blizzard. The U.S. middle market M&A took a breather in Q1 2022 compared to same…
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