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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

Top 10 Seller Mistakes in M&A Transactions

Posted on Thu, Aug 28, 2014

The top 10 preparation mistakes sellers make in getting ready to sell their company are:

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M&A Guide: 14 Reasons Why Companies Sell

Posted on Tue, Aug 26, 2014

There are many reasons why the owners of a business may consider selling it.  The most obvious of which is because businesses, like any asset, are valuable.  Like many things of value, there is a market for the trade of companies - a market where people with different expectations for the future will value the same company differently, thus enabling a buyer and seller to come to a mutually agreeable "trade."

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What is a Certified Merger & Acquisition Advisor (CM&AA)?

Posted on Wed, Jul 16, 2014

The Alliance of Merger & Acquisition Advisors, AM&AA, provides the "Certified Merger & Acquisition Advisor" (CM&AA) designation to those that maintain the highest recognized standards of professional excellence for middle market corporate financial advisory and transaction services.

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Designing The Deal: Merger & Acquisition Deal Structure

Posted on Wed, Jun 25, 2014
Many times business owners believe that they have to have $1 million in cash to buy a $1 million business.  The truth is: You don't!  There are ways to get deals done, sometimes you just need to be a little creative. 
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How CPA M&A Consulting Services Help You Maximize Your Business’ ROI

Posted on Wed, Feb 26, 2014

When it comes to selling your business, or merging with another, there are many financial factors to consider. After all, the end goal of a merger or acquisition is to make a profit. You may think an M&A consulting service is a waste of money— and you know your business better than anyone, right? Even if you’re positive you’ve covered all your bases and you’re 100% ready to merge or sell, think again...

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M&A: The Secret To Exponential Business Growth

Posted on Fri, Jan 10, 2014

Traditional entrepreneurial formulas go something like this: If we have 10 clients, we hire 1 marketing person, adjust their salary according to client growth, and then (possibly) see 10% business growth in about 4-5 years.

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M&A Made Easy: 5 Tips To Simplify The Merger And Acquisition Process

Posted on Fri, Jan 03, 2014

The merger and acquisition process requires patience, compromise, attention to detail and some high-level research. It’s a difficult process to navigate, from finding a deal to closing a deal. It’s even more difficult when it’s your business on the line. There are many pieces to the M&A puzzle, but we’ve put together the top five to help guide you through the process with confidence:

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5 Proven Business Merger And Acquisition Methods

Posted on Mon, Dec 23, 2013
The terms “merger” and “acquisition” tend to intimidate many business owners. With good reason. Whether you are acquiring another business, being acquired or exploring the opportunities that a merger presents, the end result is significant shift in “business as usual.”

If the day comes when you have a merger or acquisition on your hands, the best thing to do is be prepared. The first step in the M&A preparation process is to know the different types of mergers and acquisitions available. The following are five of the most common deal structures encountered in the merger and acquisition process:

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Recruiting Your M&A Team: How To Win In The M&A Game

Posted on Fri, Dec 13, 2013

A lot of people think that numbers are the biggest part of an M&A transaction. But when it comes to making the most out of the mergers and acquisitions process, it’s not just about facts and figures. It’s also about recruiting the best people to help you out: building your M&A team.

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