The profitability of your company can be evaluated in several ways, but most investors start with calculating Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation and Amortization (EBITDA). The investment banking team at Doeren Mayhew Capital Advisors shares insight into understanding EBITDA, key ratios used by investors and lenders, and ways to adjust your calculation before entering the merger and acquisition (M&A) market.... more
[caption id="attachment_842" align="alignright" width="175"] Jennifer Mailhes, Managing Director, Doeren Mayhew Capital Advisors[/caption]
Houston Managing Director Jennifer Mailhes was recently a guest on STA Money Hour’s radio show “Financial Planning Friday,” where she discussed the firm’s upcoming M&A Insight event and more with host Scott Bishop. During this radio segment, Mailhes and Bishop also sh... more
By Claudio Calado, CM&AA – Managing Director, Doeren Mayhew Capital Advisors
David Praet – Vice President, Doeren Mayhew Capital Advisors
Growth through acquisition is a strategy companies use to accomplish growth objectives at a faster pace in an effort to secure their position in a highly competitive and global market place. Acquisitions, especially in fragmented markets, are a viable option... more
By Claudio Calado, CM&AA, Managing Director, Doeren Mayhew Capital Advisors
The merger and acquisition (M&A) market showed signs of decline in 2016 from the successive highs it set in terms of number of deals and deal value in 2014 and 2015, respectively. Prior to those years, and since the financial crisis in 2009, overall M&A activity in the United States had successively increased for the most part year... more
By David Ritter, Director, Doeren Mayhew Capital Advisors
Benjamin Franklin once said “if you fail to plan, you plan to fail.” This saying holds true when talking about exiting your business.
Although most business owners know they will someday sell their business, very few have a plan in place to do so. While it is commonplace to simply assume you will someday sell your business, cash the check and move off int... more
by Jennifer Mailhes, Managing Director, Doeren Mayhew Capital Advisors
If an acquisition is one of your growth objectives in the new year, are you taking the right steps to ensure your business is prepared? Not only is it important to consider how an acquisition will help meet your overall business goals – which should always be discussed during the strategic planning process – but proper planning is also a key... more
Due diligence is the process of determining whether representations — legal, financial and otherwise — made by a business seller are true and whether the buyer’s proposed bid is fair based on these representations. The purpose of due diligence is to uncover weaknesses or uncertainties that might prevent the transaction from meeting a buyer’s desired goals.
In today’s environment, companies considering a merge... more
Knowing the value of a business — and understanding how to increase
that value — is key to maximizing price when it’s time to sell. Further, focusing on value drivers and trends in the business over time can also help turn around a distressed company before it’s too late. But what value drivers should be considered, and why? To increase value, owners must understand how hypothetical buyers would perceive their bu... more
TROY, MICH. – Nov. 15, 2016 – The Michigan investment bankers of Doeren Mayhew Capital Advisors, a middle-market investment banking firm, assisted Gissing Automotive Systems, LLC with its investment in ConForm Automotive.
Gissing Automotive Systems, a wholly owned subsidiary of Wuxi Gissing Auto Parts Co. Ltd., is a China-based leading designer and manufacturer of interior acoustic parts, special... more
HOUSTON – October 26, 2016 –Doeren Mayhew Capital Advisors (DMCA), a full-service investment banking firm, has promoted Will Rosell to vice president in its Houston location.
Rosell joined the Houston team in 2013 as an investment banker, where he has successfully assisted middle-market companies in the sell-side, buy-side and capital raise processes. A graduate from Rutgers Business School, Rosell ... more