A roadmap to re-growing your restoration company's value - Webinar

Posted on April 29th, 2020

KnowHow held a panel on how COVID-19 has affected the acquisition of restoration businesses. We sat down with industry experts Gokul Padamanabhan of Restoration Brokers of America and Scott Bushkie of Cornerstone Business Services who unpacked the common mistakes they see among businesses who sell, and the impact COVID-19 is having. 


Cornerstone State of M&A Market 2020 - Video

Posted on April 28th, 2020

Highlights from the Cornerstone State of M&A Market 2020


COVID-19 M&A: Buying a Business in Uncertain Times

Posted on April 18th, 2020

The market doesn’t like uncertainty. Certain buyers are retreating into wait and see mode, waiting to see how long the lockdowns will stay in place, how supply-demand issues will shake out, and whether we’ll hit a full-blown recession. But opportunities happen when others retreat. That’s why the coronavirus pandemic could be the best opportunity we’ve seen to buy a business in the last five years.


Using Downtime During COVID-19 to Add Value to Your Business

Posted on April 13th, 2020

As business owners are working to process the impact of COVID-19, we’re looking at how it will affect M&A. In the short term, some companies will slow the pace of acquisitions. That’s natural in uncertain times.


6 Common Mistakes a Business Owner Makes When Selling Their Business - Scott Bushkie, State of M&A - Webinar

Posted on April 6th, 2020

6 Common Mistakes a Business Owner Makes When Selling Their Business - Scott Bushkie, State of M&A


The 7 Stages of Selling Your Business

Posted on April 5th, 2020

Ideally, you’ll start preparing for sale early in your business lifecycle. The more you know about what buyers want, and what you can expect from the market, the more options you’ll have to exit your business.


Selling Your Business to A Family Office

Posted on March 15th, 2020

Business owners looking to sell their business, or attract an investment partner, may want to add family offices to their outreach strategy. These private family firms, established by high net worth families to manage their wealth, can offer unique advantages.


The Four P's of Selling A Business

Posted on March 1st, 2020

Marketers will sometimes talk about the four p’s (product, placement, price, promotion) of selling. Known as the “marketing mix,” the emphasis a company puts in each area can have a direct impact on sales and profits.


Building Value Means Building Leaders

Posted on February 1st, 2020

It’s the New Year, that time when many business owners make a fresh resolve to develop their business. For some, that means updating equipment and driving sales. But others will focus on something more personal and possibly more pivotal: developing their leaders.


What Does it Feel Like When You Sell

Posted on January 26th, 2020

“Immense satisfaction tinged with loss.” That’s how one business owner described selling his business.