mergers and acquisitions

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Changing Markets Affect on Valuations

Economics back in January 2021 Back in early 2021 there were certain signs that the economy was going to change in some way, and many predicted this change would not be positive.  Post Pandemic in January 2021 the U.S. Government continued to pour billions of dollars into the economy by printing more money. Economics 101

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Selling Your Business & the Value of Accounting Records

M&A Current Environment 2020 and 2021 have been record years for mergers and acquisitions (M&A) despite COVID19.  Liquidity in the marketplace, abundance of retiring baby boomers, and low interest rates continue to fuel the M&A market.   This seller’s market has allowed multiples for selling businesses to remain at high levels.  Investment bankers representing sellers are

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Hiring an Investment Banker?

Since the economic recession that started in 2007, many people have perceived investment bankers negatively. The recession was caused in great part by the careless and unwise actions of investment banks and their regulators. Despite the negative impression people have of investment bankers, they are extremely beneficial for the economy and for individuals and companies

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Investment Banks

Investment Banks Investment banks are banks that offer expert financial services. The services include the following: Underwriting initial public offerings Issuing securities to raise capital Evaluating financing alternatives Handling mergers and acquisitions Other activities related to finances and securities They also serve as financial intermediaries between companies issuing securities and the investing public that purchases

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Enterprise Value (EV)

See Also: EBITDA Definition EBITDA Valuation Adjusted Present Value (APV) Method of Valuation Company Valuation Introduction Valuation Methods Enterprise Value (EV) Definition Enterprise Value is simply the total market value of the firm which includes the value of all equity holders as well as debt holders. The EV method is often considered a better measurement

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Due Diligence

See Also: Due Diligence on Lenders Auditor Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) Audit Committee Loan Agreement Due Diligence Definition The Due Diligence definition is an extensive qualitative and quantitative look at a company. It helps company leaders make the best informed business decision about a company. Furthermore, Due Diligence is often associated with audits, where it

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Accretion

See Also: Depreciation Asset Market Value vs Asset Book Value Fixed Asset Turnover Analysis Research and Development Straight-Line Depreciation Accretion Definition Accretion is the increase through time of a natural asset like land or a financial asset. The increases occur through growth and multiplication like through the following: Dividends and interest for financial assets, The

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The Power of Connections

We had a great time catching up with our friends at Stibbs & Co. at lunch last week. The power of connections is huge, and it is amazing how many ways you can help one another. Just by having a quick lunch, Courtney Sheaffer and I reconnected and shared connections that might help the other. In business,

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