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3 Strategic Alternatives for Your Business

At any given point, a business basically has three strategic alternatives to consider – pursuing growth, restructuring to bring in more cash or selling the business – each has its own risks and rewards for the owner to consider. Managing Director Jennifer Mailhes further explores these options.

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M&A in the New Tax Environment

While the impact of recent tax reform on the mergers and acquisitions market remains largely to be seen, it is expected to affect a multitude of factors in the sale of a business, from valuations, to negotiations, to how deals are structured.

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6 Considerations for a More Saleable Business

The right time to sell a business depends on a variety of factors, from the owner’s personal readiness, to outside macroeconomic conditions, to a host of considerations within the business. Too often, the investment bankers at Doeren Mayhew Capital Advisors see unprepared businesses entering the sale process because of unexpected events such as a partner dispute or an owner’s death that may result in less value for the company. While entrepreneurs cannot control market conditions, by understanding what makes a business saleable, they can be better prepared for sale due to an unexpected event or even to capitalize when the market is right. Doeren Mayhew shares six ideas to consider.

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Keeping the Business in the Family

Transferring a family business to the next generation requires a delicate balancing act. Gain insight on how to transition your business to the next generation and strategies to ensure your business thrives beyond your exit.

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Establishing a Foundation for Strategic Acquisitions

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 for companies to gain market share, increase product/service breadth and/or depth, grow their workforce, attain new technologies or expertise, expand geographically and diversify their customer base. If you’re contemplating acquisitions as a part of your company’s growth strategy, you and your management team should keep in mind four key considerations for establishing a solid transactional foundation.

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