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Is the Highest Offer the Best Offer?

January 12, 2021

At O’Keeffe & O’Malley, we always work to get the best possible deal for our clients when they sell their businesses. Sometimes, that’s the highest offer, but not always. It’s critical for us to understand ...

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Your Company’s Life Cycle

January 12, 2021

Like living, breathing organisms, most businesses have a natural life cycle: early growth, rapid or steady growth, mature growth, and decline. We have sold businesses during various stages of the life cycle, and each stage ...

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KC Based VersaFlex Acquired by PPG

January 5, 2021

PPG announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire VersaFlex, a manufacturer specializing in polyurea, epoxy and polyurethane coatings for water and waste water infrastructure, flooring, transportation infrastructure, and industrial applications. VersaFlex is a ...

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Garmin Acquires GEOS Worldwide Limited

January 5, 2021

Garmin® International and Garmin Services, units of Garmin Ltd. announced the acquisition of substantially all the assets of GEOS Worldwide Limited and its subsidiaries. A privately held, industry leading provider of emergency monitoring and incident ...

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Cerner Buys Kantar Health

December 16, 2020

Cerner Corporation, a global health care technology company, announced an agreement to acquire Kantar Health, a division of Kantar Group, for $375 million in cash, subject to adjustment. Kantar Health is a leading data, analytics ...

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CRL Acquires Confirm BioSciences

December 9, 2020

Confirm BioSciences, a leading provider of comprehensive screening tools and solutions, announced that the company has been acquired by Clinical Reference Laboratory (CRL), one of the largest privately held clinical testing laboratories in the U.S. ...

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When Should You Sell Your Business?

December 9, 2020

Timing is everything. But knowing when it’s time to sell your business can be tricky. With so many factors in play, how do you know when to exit? The decision to sell is never an ...

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Price or Terms…What’s More Important?

December 9, 2020

One might think that price is the most important factor when selling a business, but the terms of the sale are equally important. Under normal circumstances this is the case, but when a business has ...

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Nesco Acquires Custom Truck One Source

December 3, 2020

Nesco Holdings, Inc. announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Custom Truck One Source (“CTOS”) for a purchase price of $1.475 billion. Nesco and CTOS are leading providers of specialized truck and heavy ...

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Macquarie Group Will Acquire Waddell & Reed Financial

December 2, 2020

Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. announced it has entered into a merger agreement with Macquarie Asset Management, the asset management division of Macquarie Group, under which Macquarie would acquire all of the outstanding shares of ...

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