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240: Flexing Your Balance Sheet Muscle | Ty Johnson, CEO, Select Interior Concepts

  Ty Johnson, the M&A-minded CEO of Select Interior Concepts of Anaheim, CA, believes that his firm's balance sheet should reveal quite a bit about the future direction of the diversified building products company. Referring frequently to SIC's balance sheet flexibility, Johnson leaves little doubt that an ambitious year of deal-making lies ahead. Join us…
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234: Energizing Your Commercial World | Scott Graf, President, BCD Meetings & Events

A Growing Appetite for M&A "The timing for consolidation in this industry is right. There were a lot of baby boomer owners of businesses that grew and prospered in this space, and now those owners want to transition to something else. We're just coming into a generation of companies that are ready or ripe for…
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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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161: Execute Like Crazy | Tom Franceski, General Manager, Epicor

Hitting the accelerator on a disruptive cloud computing model in the midst of an economic downturn may not have been the smoothest path to growth, but when Tom Franceski and two partners acquired docSTAR in 2007, they understood that the cloud  transformation path was the surest bet for a software firm in the digital age.…
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How to Grow Your Middle Market Firm Abroad, Marc Spector, The Spector Group

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Six C-Suite Steps to M&A Success

The merger and acquisition failure rate is so high—anywhere from 50 to 85%—that the very phrase “M&A failure” may seem redundant. But why is the demise of mergers and acquisitions not only extremely common but also vexingly persistent? One answer lies in a single word that is ignored all too often: culture. Most due-diligence and […]

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The Inner Workings of a Deal: Management Meetings, Deeper Dives, and Letters of Intent

Part VI – Management Meeting, Deeper Dives, and Letters of Intent In our last discussion, we had narrowed down the pool of buyer targets and have decided to go forward with four to six potential acquirers that have provided indications of interest to you and your M&A advisor. Now it is time to dig in, get […]

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Largest U.S. Thread Maker Acquires Gutermann of Germany

KPS Capital Partners Portfolio Company, American & Efird Global, To Acquire Gutermann

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Cadence Completes Deal to Buy Jasper Design Automation

Cadence Completes Acquisition of Jasper Design Automation

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The Inner Workings of a Deal: What to Expect When You’re Expecting

Last month, we started our look at the inner workings of a deal by examining the different sorts of transactions that you might be considering, along with starting to think about the goals you might have for your company (first article). This month, we’ll talk about a variety of ways to prepare for a successful […]

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