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April 18, 2024

To Generate Value, Run The Business Like You'll Be There For 100 Years

Schumann Steier's Arthur Steier on generating value for a business...

By Adam Burroughs

April 4, 2024

How to Maximize PE Value Creation by Better Assessing Growth Potential in Due Diligence

Chief Outsiders Managing Partner, Private Equity, Slade Kobran outlines and approach to value creation that starts in due diligence....

By Slade Kobran

March 21, 2024

Lessons Learned From A Sale Process

Champions Hydro-Lawn's Shea Walker on lessons learned after going through a sale process...

By Adam Burroughs

March 7, 2024

AI Trends for the Progressive CEO: Navigating the Transformative Landscape

Chief Outsiders' Ed Valdez and Angus Robertson rank the eight most important factors in the AI scene to pay attention to right now....

By Ed Valdez and Angus Robertson

February 29, 2024

6 tips a good CFO should offer business owners seeking an exit

SeatonHill's Shyamal Parikh on six things business owners should do in preparation for a sale....

By Shyamal Parikh

February 21, 2024

Determining The Right Capital Structure To Finance Acquisitions

TD Williamson's Cris Gaut on financing deals and determining the right capital structure as the company moves through its lifecycle....

By Adam Burroughs

February 2, 2024

To Maximize Value, Build A Great Team

DGP Capital's Jack Chang on what sellers can do to make their business attractive to buyers, when they should start the process and who they can turn to for help as they work to maximize their deal. ...

By Adam Burroughs

January 25, 2024

Shifting To The PE Perspective As An Operator

ZXP Technologies' Jason Sanchez on being an operator in a private equity-backed company....

By Adam Burroughs

January 18, 2024

Tune Your PE Growth Engine With These 4 Principles

Chief Outsiders columnist Jack Bowen outlines how to optimize portfolio-company performance and maximize growth opportunities....

By Jack Bowen

December 15, 2023

A Tale Of Two Exits

Allie Danziger, SVP and GM at AscentUP and Ascent Funding, on how lessons from her first sale informed how she approached the second....

By Adam Burroughs

November 16, 2023

The Impact of Human Capital on M&A Deals

Caliber Midstream Company's Joseph Mills and Cooper Machinery Services' John O'Brien on the power of people in dealmaking....

By Adam Burroughs

March 4, 2022

Derek Nixon Talks Varel Energy Solutions' Sale to Bluewater Group

Varel Energy Solutions' Derek Nixon talks about the company's acquisition and how the deal sets it up to be the acquirer for years to come....

By Adam Burroughs

February 11, 2022

City Shoppe's Ash Cintas on Investors as Coaches

Ash Cintas, founder and CEO of City Shoppe, talks about her experience launching the company, fundraising, and what she looks for in an investor....

By Adam Burroughs

January 7, 2022

Three mistakes that signal you're unlikely to get funded

Serial entrepreneur Bob Norton talks about what investors really look for in a pitch, the team and the concept, as well as where most entrepreneurial ventures stumble and fail....

By Adam Burroughs

December 16, 2021

Citymark Capital founder Daniel Walsh on launching the company

Daniel Walsh talks about launching Citymark Capital, building funds, creating value and the special place Austin holds in the company’s plans....

By Adam Burroughs

November 12, 2021

The importance of ESG alignment

Ampex Brands Eric Easton, along with UBS' Amantia Muhedini and Samuel Parker look at how sustainable investing and an intentional diversity strategy can be a company’s differentiator and help drive continued growth. ...

By Adam Burroughs