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Fueling Deals Podcast: Acquisitions

Posted on Wed, Mar 20, 2019

John Bly is on Corey Kupfer's Fueling Deals Podcast today sharing his deal-making strategy. "It wasn't until my fifth acquisition that I ran into trouble. I enjoyed sharing my story and the importance of research with Corey," describes John. 

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Tags: merger and acquisition process, Merger & Acquisition, M&A strategy, grow through m&A

Free Webinar: "Cracking The Code To M&A Growth"

Posted on Tue, Jun 13, 2017

Join us on July 12th at 1pm for a free webinar.  John Bly, Principal and CEO of LBA Haynes Strand, will deliver his signature presentation: "Cracking The Code To M&A Growth."  John has delivered this speech across the globe to rave reviews and is excited to bring it to a webinar platform. 

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Tags: M&A, LBA Haynes Strand, Merger & Acquisition, free webinar, M&A Growth, webinar

Grow Through M&A: John Bly Interview (3-Part Series)

Posted on Fri, Aug 19, 2016

Interested in growing your company through mergers and acquisitions?  This three part interview series, with John Bly, walks you through the M&A process and gives you some key insights and tips!

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Tags: M&A, John Bly, merger, Merger & Acquisition, Growing company, acquisition, grow through m&A

Grow Your Business Through A Merger

Posted on Wed, Jun 24, 2015


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Tags: mergers and acquisitions, M&A, business owner, merger, m&a process, Merger & Acquisition

Are We Living In "The Merger and Acquisition Age"?

Posted on Thu, Jun 04, 2015

Could this be a term of our times?  Are we really living in The Merger and Acquisition Age? 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 in the U.S. has hit a 15 year high in the first quarter of this year with consumer-oriented firms leading the action. But that's not the only industry finding success in mergers and acquisitions.  Pharmaceutical, technology, energy, mining, and electric utility companies are also finding success.

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Tags: M&A, LBA Haynes Strand, merger and acquisition, merger, Merger & Acquisition, grow your business

Property Management Companies Are Growing Through M&A

Posted on Wed, May 06, 2015

M&A has become an increasingly popular growth strategy among property management companies.  In an earlier blog titled, "What Industries Are Growing Through M&A," we mentioned property management companies as a top industry for mergers and acquisitions.  So let's dig a little deeper and learn what is being gained by M&A and what trends are driving M&A in the property management marketplace.

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Tags: CPA, M&A, merger and acquisition, merger, HOA, Merger & Acquisition, Growth Strategy, Greensboro, Charlotte

What Industries Are Growing Through M&A?

Posted on Thu, Apr 30, 2015

Mergers and Acquisitions have seen a rise in popularity in recent years as a way to grow a business.  Why is this?  Well much of this can be attributed to the aging of the Baby Boomer generation.  Baby Boomer business owners are looking to retire or to cash in on the businesses that they have built - so naturally they are looking and listening for opportunities to sell.  The marketplace is very aware of this.  As Generation X and Y continue to develop and build on their entrepreneurial backgrounds, there are many opportunities to buy businesses and grow their businesses exponentially.

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Tags: mergers and acquisitions, M&A, LBA Haynes Strand, Merger & Acquisition, grow your business, Property Mangement, Construction, Technology

Your M&A Advice: Think Of M&A As An Alternative Growth Strategy!

Posted on Mon, Apr 27, 2015

Are you a business owner interested in growing your business?  In this week's "M&A Advice", Co-Managing Member John Bly lets you know that M&A is an alternative method that effectively allows you to grow your business. He also states that you don't need a large sum of money to be a player in the M&A marketplace!

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Tags: M&A, small business owner, John Bly, LBA Haynes Strand, business owner, merger and acquisition, Merger & Acquisition

Looking For Your Next Speaker At Your Chamber or Conference?

Posted on Mon, Mar 30, 2015

Are you looking for a speaker for your next chamber luncheon or your association's next conference?  Let us introduce you to Co-Managing Member of LBA Haynes Strand, John Bly.  John is an established speaker on the topic of mergers and acquisitions.  John is also an author as he recently wrote a book titled, "Cracking The Code: An Entrepreneur's Guide To Growing Your Business" that explains corporate strategies for sourcing, analyzing, financing, and closing the right deals.

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Tags: CPA, mergers and acquisitions, M&A, John Bly, Charlotte CPA, LBA Haynes Strand, accountant, Entrepreneurs, Best M&A Firm, Merger & Acquisition, Event Speaker

Make Your Business More Valuable: Focus on EBITDA!

Posted on Tue, Oct 07, 2014
If you are looking to increase the value of your business and are attempting to make your business more marketable, you may be surprised on what you should be focusing on.  To make your company more attractive to buyers, you should be focusing on EBITDA.  What is EBITDA, you may ask.  EBITDA stands for Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation, and Amortization.
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Tags: CPA firm, accounting firm, M&A, business valuation, business valuation service, business valuation report, Merger & Acquisition