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Hanging Around the Hoop

Often times during the competitive nature of the bidding process in merger and acquisitions, you will walk away from a company having lost the bid. However, how you handle the next steps in the process is crucial. 

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Michael Koeppel
Outlook for Buying or Selling a Company in 2017

The trend lines in the M&A market for 2017 appear to be strong.  Both financial buyers (private equity buyout firms and independent sponsors) and corporate buyers continue to look for acquisitions, and business owners believe that valuations for their businesses will stay strong in 2017.

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Michael Koeppel
2017 Predictions

2016 was a big year in terms of surprises in the M&A market. The Brexit shook investor confidence but overall the environment remained hopeful and optimistic. I conduct annual predictions for turnarounds and businesses, so here’s my first attempt at predicting changes in the M&A market during 2017. 

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Michael Koeppel
Selling a Company – Time to Go!!!

Selling the small business, it is never easy. The process is an emotional rollercoaster. After all, this may be the biggest financial decision that one makes in their life. But for many entrepreneurs, the hardest part isn't preparing the business for the marketplace or finding the right time to exit. Too often the entrepreneurs stay too long. 

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Michael Koeppel