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Doeren Mayhew Assists Signature Group in Acquisition

HOUSTON – Aug. 31, 2012 – The Houston investment banking team at Doeren Mayhew recently advised The Signature Group in its purchase of New Mexico-based Daniels Family Funeral Services. The Signature Group’s acquisition of one of the most respected death care services company represents the first in its mission to grow into a leading private consolidation company. With nearly 30 years of buy-side experience, the Houston investment bankers at Doeren Mayhew analyzed the group’s overall strategy for buying and consolidating in the death care services space, created financial projections to support the effort, helped secure financing and developed materials to market the ...


3 Steps to Prepare Your Business for an Acquisition

[caption id="attachment_1127" align="alignleft" width="150"] By Jennifer Mailhes, CPA Managing Director[/caption] 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 factor to ensure a successful transaction. Consider these three key steps to help prepare your business for a buy-side transaction: 1. Structure Your Balance Sheet A balance sheet summarizes an organization’s assets, ...