What role should a customer’s input play in determining a company’s M&A strategy? A key one, as the following story about Cisco’s first of more than 220 acquisitions suggests…
The premise of this article is that while all businesses like revenue not all forms of revenue are equally valuable.
Business owners develop certain expectations about the M&A process, for many a once in a lifetime event, only to be surprised when they actually go through it.
Baby Boomer entrepreneurs account for 2.3 million, and own nearly 40% of all small businesses. The majority are service based companies.
Company Culture and M&A…It is commonly accepted knowledge in the industry that company culture plays an important role in mergers & acquisitions.
M&A Wisdom…over my 20+ years in M&A, I came to appreciate adages that capture so much wisdom in just a few words. Here are some of my favorites.