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Businesses Thriving During COVID-19 and Positioned for Growth as New Markets Emerge

Posted on December 27th, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has rippled through the U.S. economy, with many non-essential businesses shut down. Yet, some businesses, those we rely on most, are still going strong, and many are thriving.

The market has been disrupted and many businesses are uniquely positioned. With stay-at-home lifestyles and heightened safety precautions, consumer behavior has changed, leading to new opportunities.

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Three Questions to Ask for Growth

Posted on December 26th, 2020

As you plan for the next year, make sure you are honestly assessing what is possible in 2021. Ask trusted advisors, co-workers, and even friends these three questions:

 

1. What two things should I continue to do?

2. What two things should I start to do?

3. What two things should I stop doing?

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The irony of rising business values

Posted on December 13th, 2020

The M&A market does not usually respond well to times of uncertainty, such as election years. But in Q3 2020, in a time of uncertainty on top of uncertainty, we’re seeing record buyer interest.

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M&A market marked by irony, paradox

Posted on November 29th, 2020

The M&A market does not usually respond well to times of uncertainty. Buyers shows signs of hesitation during an election year, uncertain about the future of the economy or taxes. But in Q3 2020, in a time of uncertainty on top of uncertainty, we’re seeing record amounts of buyer interest.

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Don't go in the Basement! Escaping M&A “DEAL KILLERS”

Posted on November 15th, 2020

Cue the scary Halloween music. When selling your business, you can expect to hit a couple of snags before the deal is complete. But proper planning can help you avoid the most common “deal killers” like these:

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Plan a 2021 Comeback with Acquisition

Posted on November 1st, 2020

We just conducted an acquisition search for a company looking to grow in a particular Wisconsin metro area. We identified 125 targets that met the buyer’s criteria and reached out to the business owners to assess their interest in selling.

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Learn More about the DealCoach Team

Posted on October 31st, 2020

The primary reason that business transitions are not successful is due to unrealistic expectations. The estimate of value is intended to remedy that. By providing business owners and their advisors with accurate information on the value of their business, they can approach a transition more educated and confident the numbers are on their side. Learn more about us!

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Lopsided Market Drives M&A Values in Pandemic

Posted on October 18th, 2020

With all the upheaval in the world right now, you’d expect M&A deal value to take a dip. But recent market analysis shows that’s anything but the case.

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Pros and Cons of Selling to a Strategic Buyer

Posted on October 3rd, 2020

When it’s time to sell your business, you may have multiple buyers to choose from. You could receive offers from strategic, financial, and individual buyers.

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Private Equity “OPEN FOR BUSINESS”

Posted on September 13th, 2020

We’ve been talking to private equity groups around the country to keep a pulse on where the M&A market is at right now. And the message we keep hearing is that these firms are “open for business.”

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