May 13, 2021
When serial entrepreneur Darrell Freeman was running Zycron, an information technology company he founded in 1991, the market decided that he wasn't the best person to run it. So he fired himself.
April 23, 2021
Nashville seems to have a healthy homegrown ecosystem, but Eric Johnson, Dean of the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt, says there’s always room for improvement.
January 29, 2021
Bill Prevost, of Paladin Capital, talks about what the 2020 market looked like for his firm, which focuses on acquisition in the trucking industry, and what businesses interested in selling to an ESOP need to do to prepare.
December 22, 2020
Vector Management founder Ken Levitan offers his advice on getting philanthropically involved after selling your business.
October 23, 2020
Anna Kovalkova says understand and identify the different types of buyers for each deal from the start.
June 19, 2020
TVV Capital Managing Director AJ Byrd explores the prospects for buyers in the short-term during the disruption.
May 21, 2020
UBS Managing Director and Market Head Jerry Johnson shares his view of the market and what's happening with capital flow in the M&A space.
March 13, 2020
“We have a saying around the office: Fall seven times, stand up eight,” says Premise Health CEO Stuart Clark. “And I think it applies to deals.”
January 21, 2020
Founder Martin Renkis talks about raising capital for Smartvue and how long-term thinking ultimately landed put him in the best position to succeed — culminating in a sale to Johnson Controls in 2018.
January 3, 2020
Arnie Malham had a nice little business in MedView Services, but it wasn’t really sellable. “What we found out is that while we had a great little niche with great little margins, the upside wasn't big.
January 2, 2020
The ADS Security CEO provides an inside look at the company's deal process, from the work of the internal team to how the company markets itself to potential sellers.
January 2, 2020
You have to begin with the end in mind, says Stanley, who sources deals for the Nashville-based private equity firm.