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M&A Alternatives in a Time of Market Disruption

May 13, 2020

When we started writing this piece, we were only vaguely aware of COVID-19 and had, frankly, never heard of Wuha

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A Practical Approach to Setting Net Working Capital Targets

May 15, 2019

Net working capital (NWC) adjustments may be one of the most misunderstood elements of a business sale and negotiations over it can often stall or kill a deal. In

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Using a Spin-Out to Maximize Shareholder Value

May 4, 2018

What is a Spin-Out? A spin-out is a type of corporate reorganization involving the separation of business assets or operations from the Parent Company (“ParentCo”) to a newly formed inde

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Industry Consolidation – Should You Buy a Business Before You Sell Yours?

April 19, 2018

It’s a common enough scenario – an entrepreneur learns that the buyer of their business has acquired several similar businesses and plans to combine them for a bigger payout down the line. The res

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Net Working Capital in a Transaction Context – Part Two

January 30, 2018

Welcome back! In our last post on net working capital (NWC) in a transaction context, we discus

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Net Working Capital in a Transaction Context – Part One

January 16, 2018

At a recent mergers and acquisitions conference, the audience was polled as to whether they had ever experienced net working capital (NWC) issues in a transaction; a chorus of laughter and groans echo

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Earnout Agreements – The Link between the Buyer and Seller

May 15, 2017

Background of an Earnout Agreement Near the end of a transaction, the buyer and seller are usually clo

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Selling a Business – Step 3

December 29, 2016

Once you’ve determined a valuation range for your company and have

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What’s in Your Data Room? – Part 2

October 3, 2016

In continuation with last week’s blog on data room documents here, we will continue to outline the common components that ty

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What’s in your data room?

September 21, 2016

Last week’s blog discussed the functions of a data room – if you missed the post you can read it

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