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M&A Covid Creativity

October 5, 2020

As we watch M&A activity rebound, it remains to be seen what kinds of impact the pandemic will have on deals. Companies that held their own or even thrived during the pandemic are certainly in ...

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Benefits of Multiple Buyers

October 5, 2020

It’s often said in the M&A business that “one buyer is no buyer,” but many times when we engage with a seller client, the one, ideal buyer comes along. And that can be a very ...

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Thinking About Your Exit?

August 31, 2020

Are you thinking about your exit? The Covid-19 pandemic has given many business owners the nudge (or kick) they need to think about their exit plan. Whether you’re fortunate enough to have a business that ...

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Cost/Value in an M&A Relationship

August 31, 2020

When we engage with a potential client, we’re often asked what value we will bring to the table as their M&A advisor. M&A advisors provide various services ranging from providing professional advice to serving as ...

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The Buyer’s Perspective on Due Diligence

July 17, 2020

In the past, we’ve written about Due Diligence from a Seller’s Perspective, but this month we’ll take a look at it from the other side…from the buyer’s perspective. After a buyer has issued a letter ...

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Benefits of Exclusivity

July 17, 2020

After you’ve researched, interviewed and selected a competent, professional intermediary, you may wonder whether you should enter into an exclusive agreement with that advisor. While it may seem intuitive that the more people out in ...

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Get Real about Your Company’s Weaknesses

May 29, 2020

Identifying and resolving a company’s weaknesses is one of the most difficult steps business owners go through when planning for their exit and an ultimate sale. It’s a time to be brutally honest and open-minded. ...

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Growth Through Acquisition

May 29, 2020

Growing your business through an acquisition can offer a faster road to your goals, whether you simply want to increase revenue from your current product or service offerings or the acquisition allows you to tap ...

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Mergers & Acquisitions and the coronavirus

April 13, 2020

Heading into 2020, mergers and acquisitions in Kansas City were riding a 15-year high, with expectations for another banner year. The coronavirus pandemic has changed that. Mike O’Malley, president of O’Keeffe & O’Malley Inc. in Overland ...

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April 2020 State of M&A

April 8, 2020

M&A today is much different than just a month ago.  Unlike the 2008 recession, which was caused by subprime mortgages, today’s pandemic is the cause of the financial downturn and potential crisis. Another significant difference ...

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