December 16, 2022
The Importance To Buyers Of High Probability Of Close
By Adam Burroughs
Mereo Capital Partners Co-Founder Leo Helmers on the indicators of a high probability to close and why those matter to buyers.
December 1, 2022
Michael Schreiber On Launching Playfly Sports
Playfly Sports Founder and CEO Michael Schreiber on launching Playfly, making acquisitions as well as advice for those leading disruptive forces into the market.
October 21, 2022
Refine Your Growth Strategy
Wolf Organization's Joe Person, Guardian Capital Partners' Peter Haabestad, RKL's Bryan Redding and JPMorgan Chase's Lisa Kopff, share their keys to developing and unlocking an acquisition plan that works.
May 6, 2022
Airline Hydraulics Corp. stays in its acquisitional lane
Airline Hydraulics Corp.'s Mark Steffens talks about the company's acquisition strategy.
May 21, 2021
Joe Mirabile adds acquisitions to United Safety & Survivability Corp.’s strategy
Joe Mirabile sees acquisitions as accelerators for the growing United Safety & Survivability Corp.
March 25, 2021
How Stephen Kindler accelerated his company’s growth through a PE partner
Stephen Kindler, president and CEO of National Fitness Partners, on choosing a PE partner and his and its adaptation to life with a PE boss.
January 15, 2021
United BioSource's Patrick Lindsay focuses on the interests of ownership in an M&A process
Patrick Lindsay, CEO of United BioSource, offers insight into the company’s M&A history, as well as its approach to the M&A process.
July 9, 2020
NewSpring Capital’s Adam VeVerka says despite pandemic, good deals will find a home
NewSpring Capital's Adam VeVerka talks about the state of dealmaking and what has buyers’ attention as they look for opportunities.
June 11, 2020
Barley Snyder’s Paul Mattaini on fed-up sellers and cautious buyers
Barley Snyder's Paul Mattaini offers his view of the state of dealmaking — both from the sell side and buy side — and his sense of what M&A will look like in the short term.
May 15, 2020
iPipeline’s CEO Larry Berran sees M&A opportunity, but also caution
iPipeline CEO Larry Berran offers his take on M&A in a market covered by a fog of uncertainty and how being a portfolio company has affected his company's approach to dealmaking.
March 5, 2020
PeopleShare co-founder Ryan Clark on acquisitions, lessons learned
When PeopleShare, through organic growth, hit a comfortable revenue number, CEO Ryan Clark began to wonder how big the staffing firm could get. That’s when acquisition, and a private equity recapitalization, became real and viable options.
January 9, 2020
Baker Tilly’s Fred Massanova on not getting derailed by deal pace
Faster deal pace has led to shorter diligence processes at a time when that process has become more demanding. Baker Tilly's Fred Massanova offers a some advice for staying on track when buying a business.
December 11, 2019
Jonathan Meltzer on leadership as a deal cornerstone
Here's some of what Jonathan Meltzer looks for in a buy-side opportunity to assure him he’s making the right investment.
November 26, 2019
Hildred Capital Partners’ Andrew Goldman on creating connections and culture’s effect on deal price
Hildred Capital Partners' Andrew Goldman says investors and operators bring different experiences and perspectives to a relationship. And when the two come together and share their experiences through a productive dialogue, everyone benefits.
November 14, 2019
Joseph D. Culley Jr. says post transaction, the clock is ticking on culture
Janney Montgomery Scott’s Joseph D. Culley Jr. says after a merger, companies need to quickly win on culture, otherwise your returns will suffer as people start to walk.
August 16, 2019
Buying a business? Better have a plan
Companies preparing themselves for their first acquisition might appreciate Don Caldwell’s advice: “The plan comes first.”
July 12, 2019
Analytics, Not Your Gut, Are Best Judge Of Management
To figure out who’s the right fit for post-acquisition management, Tim Kardish relies not on gut instinct, but contemporary tools designed to assess the skillset, expertise and adaptability of the leadership team.