Examples of Acquirers Paying a Premium

5 Examples of Acquirers Paying a Premium

Five examples of acquirers paying a premium.  What are buyers looking for in acquisition targets?  The objective of an acquisition is to create value.  This is accomplished by improving profitability and/or reducing risk; both enhance earnings quality and drive value.  More specifically, acquisition objectives can include achieving economies of scale or economies of scope, vertical…

5 Things to Consider When You Receive an Unsolicited Offer

5 Things to Consider When You Receive an Unsolicited Offer

Unsolicited offers tend to come at inopportune times.  While some are actually opportunistic, most come out of the blue when the potential seller is not ready to receive them.  Unsolicited offers for private companies tend to come from immediate competitors, customers or suppliers and, these days, private equity is also actively searching for new platform…

Buyer List

Finding the Right Buyer for Your Company

Finding the Right Buyer In constructing a buyer list, do you include immediate competitors or will they not be a “good” buyer.  Every company has a different culture and reputation in market and you may not want your legacy in such a company’s hands. Questions to Consider It is important to think through your objectives.…

Management Buy-Out

5 Things You Should Know About a Management Buyout

A Management Buyout, or MBO, is a form of acquisition where a company’s existing managers acquire a large part or all of the company from either the parent company or from the private owners. A Management Buyout is one alternative for an owner-entrepreneur to exit his or her business.  The management team buying the business…