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NDAs are Legal Armor

October 1, 2021

In M&A transactions, non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) are an essential part of the process. Confidential or sensitive information, such as the fact that the business is for sale, financial information, customer information, proprietary details and trade ...

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Preparing for Due Diligence

September 17, 2021

There’s a sense of relief when a buyer and seller have agreed upon a letter of intent, and it may seem like the hard part is over. The LOI is a significant milestone to be ...

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LOIs are a Big Deal

May 11, 2021

In the M&A process, the Letter of Intent, or LOI, is the step that tells the seller that the buyer is serious about an acquisition. This is the document a buyer and seller will sign ...

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Understanding Private Equity Groups

April 7, 2021

Private Equity Groups (PEGs) can be a great resource to acquire or invest in a company. Not all PEGs are alike, so it’s important to have a good understanding of the differences so sellers know ...

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Valuing Your Business Now

November 9, 2020

Although we are still in the midst of a pandemic, the M&A market has been active for many industry segments. Whether your business has been faced with difficulty or it has done well during this ...

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eSolutions Sells to Waystar

August 12, 2020

 Waystar, a leading provider of healthcare payments software, announced a definitive agreement to acquire eSolutions, a revenue cycle technology company with unique Medicare-specific solutions. In bringing these two industry leaders together, Waystar will be the first ...

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MSTS Sells to Corsair Capital

July 30, 2020

Corsair Capital LLC, one of the longest standing private equity firms focused on business and financial services, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire MSTS, a global B2B payment and credit ...

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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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Working Capital – No Surprises

April 8, 2020

Negotiating working capital when selling a business can be one of the most contentious issues of the entire process, often because the seller does not expect it to be included in the purchase price. But ...

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What is Included in the Price of a Business Being Sold?

February 12, 2020

When evaluating an offer to buy your business, one of the key questions should be, “What’s included in the price?”  An offer may sound good on the surface, but until you know what the buyer ...

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