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July 11, 2024

Planning Ahead Makes A Process Smooth

By Adam Burroughs

365 Retail Markets' Brittany Westerman on the steps the company takes very early in a process to make a transaction go smoothly.

July 11, 2024

Finding A Buyer With A Culture Connection

VES LLC's Bryan LeBaron on his thought process when choosing a buyer.

July 11, 2024

For Some, Cybersecurity Isn’t a Top-Of-Mind Risk

New Resources Consulting’s Mark Grosskopf on how cybersecurity factors into his acquisitions.

July 11, 2024

Buyer Insights Offer Sellers Tips On Deal Prep

Renovus Capital Partner's Atif Gilani offers insight into how they choose their investment targets and how sellers can make their company more attractive to buyers.

July 11, 2024

Post-Capital-Raise Board Dynamics

Jason Wolfe of Wolfe LLC, Meredith Meyer Grelli of the Tepper School Of Business Carnegie Mellon, Free Market Health's Joe Cardosi and moderator Patrick Colletti of Net Health and CoSage delve into the essential steps for getting your management team board-ready, and explore the art of CEO leadership in the boardroom.

July 2, 2024

Creating Value Before A Sale

Bradford Soap International former CEO Stuart Benton on how the shift he implemented in the company created value in preparation for a sale.

July 2, 2024

Getting Creative To Take Care Of People In A Deal

3 Men Movers' Jacky Fischer on how she's prioritizing taking care of her people when it comes time to sell her business.

June 27, 2024

Team, Family Drive Selling Decision

ScrapSource's Larry Olschwanger on his motivations for selling.

June 27, 2024

Transparency Is A Critical Element In A Deal Process

LCG Advisors' Jay Clark on the importance of transparency in a process.

June 27, 2024

Introducing Family Into A Business

David Mason of David Mason + Associates on the process of introducing family into his business.

June 27, 2024

This Seller’s Checklist Starts With Culture Fit

Sophisticated Systems’ Dwight Smith on what he looked for as he prepared to sell his business.

June 20, 2024

Driving Growth: Northeast Ohio's Destination Potential

In this roundtable discussion led by First National Bank's Boyd Pethel, David Gilbert from the Greater Cleveland Sports Commission and Destination Cleveland, Greg Harris from the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Brian Zimmerman from the Cleveland Metroparks highlight how their collaborative efforts drive economic growth and position the region as a must-visit destination.

June 20, 2024

How Financial Realities Are Affecting M&A Math

Keystone Capital's Bill Sommerschield on how financial realities are affecting M&A math.

June 20, 2024

Getting Deals Done Regardless Of Interest Rates

American Environmental Partners Brad Domitrovitsch on how he gets deals done despite interest rates.

June 14, 2024

How Capital Realities Are Shaping M&A Outlook

Bank of America's José Tavarez leads a conversation with Revel's Frank Reig, ChargeLab's Shaun Stewart and Bank of America's Shawn Hoyer on what dealmakers can expect for the remainder of 2024 and beyond.

June 13, 2024

Using Deals To Get Outside Their Comfort Zone

SPS Commerce's John Strenger on how the company is entering adjacencies through M&A.

June 5, 2024

How Listening To The Pros Made Selling Smooth For Nyquist Inc.

Nyquist Inc.'s George Nyquist on the importance of professional advice for business owners.

June 5, 2024

Eagle Park Brewing Is Learning On The Grow

Eagle Park Brewing Company's Max Borgardt on how he's handled his company's exponential growth.

June 5, 2024

An Unexpected Sale

Samtan Engineering Corp.'s Jon Petromelis on how he worked through the unanticipated sale of the business.

May 31, 2024

Edible Brands' Founding, Flourishing and Future

Edible Brands' Tariq Farid and Somia Farid Silber on rebranding, expanding, and plotting the company’s future.

May 30, 2024

Navigating Family Business Growth

Strother Enterprises' Natasha Strother-Lassiter on the progression of her family business and the growth options they're considering for the future.

May 30, 2024

Patience, Relationship Building, Help Today's Buyers

Serent Capital's Kellie Kucik on the state of buying, and how relationship building is helping to get deals across the finish line

May 22, 2024

What Jeff Kropholler Wishes He Knew Before Selling His Business

Quantum Health Benefits Jeff Kropholler on his experience selling a business.

May 22, 2024

People Shouldn't Be An Afterthought In Your Deal

CMA Global Inc.'s Dana Borchert, Ph.D. on the importance of considering people in M&A deals.

May 22, 2024

Columbus Deal Activity: Navigating M&A turbulence amid economic and political uncertainty

MelCap Partners' Andrew J. Chalhoub talks about M&A trends, and highlights notable local deals, in this month's Columbus Deal Activity.

May 16, 2024

When Integrating After A Deal, Be Quick

Caliber Midstream Company's Joseph Mills on the importance of speed and honesty in post-deal integration

May 16, 2024

It Takes A Team To Sell A Company

Gateway Dealer Network's John Hopper on what he found important after selling twice in four years.

May 16, 2024

Essential Leadership Traits For Uncertain Times

Brightstar Capital Partners Tom Meredith on how today's market conditions impact business leaders.

May 16, 2024

How The Market Is Affecting Deal Processes, Outlook

Lance Bonner on how changes in the market are affecting the company's approach to M&A.

May 9, 2024

Economic Realities Change Buying Criteria, Seller Outlook

Louis Plung & Co. Partner Tony Montanaro on the conditions in today's market and how they're impacting both buyers and sellers.