Capital Advisors Blog

Acquisition Opportunity: 5 Star Daycare Center for Sale in Wilmington

Posted on Jun 21, 2017 9:48:02 AM

LBA Haynes Strand Capital Advisors, LLC has been retained to arrange the sale of a five-star daycare center located in Wilmington, NC.

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Tags: Acquire a business, buy a business, LBA Haynes Strand Capital Advisors

Acquisition Opportunity: Landscape Design Firm in North Carolina

Posted on May 25, 2017 2:48:05 PM

LBA Haynes Strand Capital Advisors, LLC has been retained to arrange the sale of a landscape design/build firm located in North Carolina.

Price: $2,200,000

*Recent studies show the design build sector will see significant increases in consumer spending!*

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Tags: LBA Haynes Strand Capital Advisors, for sale, acquisition opportunity, landscaping company

Capital Advisors: The Realtors of The Business World

Posted on Mar 28, 2016 9:55:37 AM

Capital advisors and realtors have much more in common then you think.  A Realtor is a person that society thinks of as very normal, and even necessary, during the purchase or the sale of a house.  However, a capital advisor hasn't quite reached that norm.  Business owners often times work on mergers and acquisitions on their own and buy and sell their business as they please.  Both capital advisors and realtors work as a "guide" for their client.  They know the marketplace, they know the processes, and they know the strategy involved with buying and selling.  Let's look at a few of the similarities in the processes:

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Tags: M&A, business valuation, buy a business, Capital Advisors, sell a business, buy a company, Capital Advisor, LBA Haynes Strand Capital Advisors, M&A Advisor

Top 10 Mistakes in Mergers and Acquisitions

Posted on Jan 22, 2016 8:09:53 AM

The merger and acquisition process can be daunting to someone who has no experience and isn't working with a broker.  Over the years we have heard a number of horror stories and so we have compiled the following list of the top 10 mistakes in mergers and acquisitions:

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Tags: mergers and acquisitions, M&A, LBA Haynes Strand, Due Diligence, Capital Advisors, M&A mistakes

Special Interview: M&A Activity and The US Market

Posted on Dec 2, 2015 7:00:00 AM

John Bly was featured on Sky News Money in Australia this week.  John was interviewed by Marty Switzer and discussed Merger and Acquisition activity in the US.  John is in Australia where he is a part of the Entrepreneurs Organization and the standing finance committee.

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Tags: mergers and acquisitions, M&A, John Bly, LBA Haynes Strand, buy a business, Capital Advisors, LBA Haynes Strand Capital Advisors, successful mergers and acquisitions

Merger & Acquisition "Deal Stats" Report Released By The AM&AA

Posted on Nov 9, 2015 8:57:40 AM

The Alliance of Merger & Acquisition Advisors, the AM&AA, has released their "Deal Stats" report for the first half of 2015.  This report provides insight into transactions completed in the first half of 2015 by the middle market companies served by this 1,000 member organization of corporate advisors, intermediaries, business buyers and sellers.

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Tags: M&A, LBA Haynes Strand, Merger & Acquisition, Capital Advisors, buy side searches, sell side representation, LBA Haynes Strand Capital Advisors

Common Traits Of A Successful Small Business

Posted on Nov 2, 2015 8:48:58 AM

If you are a business owner, you know how difficult it is to build a successful small business.  According to an article written in Forbes, 8 out of 10 businesses fail within the first 18 months!  That's an unbelievably high rate of failure and shows that cracking the code to running a successful small business is harder than you think.  So what is it about successful small businesses that make them successful?  Surely they must share some common traits....

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Tags: Small Business, LBA Haynes Strand, business owner, Top Advisory Firm in Charlotte, Capital Advisor, LBA Haynes Strand Capital Advisors, business plan

Don't Spend Another Dollar On Technology....Yet

Posted on Oct 23, 2015 8:00:00 AM

Do you ever feel afraid to spend money on IT?  It seems like Mark Cuban is as well.  In ABC's "Shark Tank," the technology mogul invested in Diana and Josh Harbour's e-commerce site, "Red Dress", in October 2014.  In October 2015, the show revisited the couple.  It seems the couple and its investors were butting heads.  The entrepreneurs wanted to invest in a new website costing $400,000 and Mark Cuban wanted the couple to spend their resources in other ways.

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Best Resources For Small Business News

Posted on Oct 16, 2015 8:00:00 AM

Small businesses need to have a go to source for their news.  Which is why we have decided to share this blog post by Meredith Wood of  Fundera.  In the post, Meredith makes a point to provide readers with an organized list of resources including websites, blogs and social media pages to follow.  This list will save business owners time as they don't have to scour the internet and Google for helpful advice and information.

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Tags: Small Business, business owner, tax, Business news

Coming To a Market Near You: The M&A Tidal Wave

Posted on Oct 8, 2015 8:00:00 AM

According to recent business trends posted in the Kiplinger Letter, merger activity is on a roll.  Not just in the U.S. but across the globe.  Merger activity has hit a 15 year high as 70% of all businesses or 4.2 million businesses are owned by people over 53 years old.

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Tags: mergers and acquisitions, M&A, business owner, buy a business, sell a business, exit your business, LBA Haynes Strand Capital Advisors