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Our investment banking team shares insight into the current mergers and acquisitions market, including buy- or sell-side expertise, financing or strategic advisory, and more. Start exploring them now!

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Value Drivers and Drainers

Knowing the value of a business — and understanding how to increase that value — is key to maximizing price when it is 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 is too late. But what value drivers should be considered, and why? To increase value, owners must understand how hypothetical buyers would perceive their business operations. The M&A advisors at Doeren Mayhew Capital Advisors provide key factors investors look for when valuing a business interest.

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Attracting Buyers: How to Stand Out to the M&A Shopper

Are you considering selling your business? If so, sophisticated buyers seeking acquisitions will typically have specific expectations a desired target should possess. The M&A advisors at Doeren Mayhew Capital Advisors explore what may appeal to a large number of prospective buyers to help you maximize value and complete a successful transaction.

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Tax Implications of Selling Your C Corporation

When it comes to preparing your business for sale, there are several aspects of your company you begin to evaluate to ensure you are minimizing tax liabilities and maximizing the transaction proceeds. A common area often overlooked by many business owners is assessing whether your current corporate structure is the right fit for a business sale. For businesses structured as a C corporation (C corp), the tax implications associated with a sale are steep, so it is worth considering what they are and how to avoid this potential liability.

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4 Keys to Prepare Your Business for Sale in Downturn

When in the midst of an economic downturn, preparing your business for sale may seem like an unideal strategy. For business owners who think a sale may be in the near future, using this time to focus on your company and preparing for the upswing is essential in maximizing your transaction. Doeren Mayhew Capital Advisors offers these four key points to consider when planning to sell your business, even if the timing is not quite right.

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Sources of Capital to Grow Your Business

If you are looking to grow and expand your business, several sources of capital are available — some more appropriate than others depending on the life cycle stage, size and financial characteristics of your company. External capital (as opposed to internal capital resources such as cash flow) comes in three basic forms. Learn more about them in this article.

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