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178: Sticking to It: One Firm’s Stubborn Path to Growth | Larry Heard, CEO, Transwestern

Having served as Transwestern's CEO since 2003, Larry Heard has led the commercial real estate firm to open multiple chapters of new growth as well as traverse the trough of an economic downturn. Join us when Larry looks back and explains how the firm's guiding principles have at times steadied his leadership arm as the…
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168: When Your Firm Has an Appetite for M&A | Jack Walsh, CFO, Aptean

Having completed 11 acquisitions in the past two-and-half years, Aptean—an enterprise software developer—is making M&A best practices the cornerstone of an aggressive growth strategy. Join us when Aptean CFO Jack Walsh explains how the realization of cost synergies rather than revenue synergies has become a central component of Aptean’s M&A success formula. Company: Aptean Industry:  Enterprise…
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Increase Your Business’s Value Now: A Five-Step Process for Middle-Market Businesses

Your business is a machine. It’s made of many moving parts that work together to achieve a desired outcome. You may be achieving your desired result. Your business may be operating just fine. But your company’s moving parts require routine tune-ups to ensure optimal performance and value — especially if you’re positioning to sell. There […]

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When It Comes to M&A, Middle-Market Firms Can Learn from the HR Function

Inside the lower middle market, many firms view acquisitions as a path of last resort. Or the path to take when all other paths to growth have been exhausted.Middle-Market Executive (MME) recently spoke with M&A consultant David Braun, who has long claimed that acquisitions provide middle-market firms with the fastest, securest, and most profitable way […]

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