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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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Courting Private Equity

The private equity (PE) sector represents possibly the largest prospective pool of business buyers today. Unfortunately, these buyers can be hard to reach. Unlike international buyers, which are actively making acquisitions, many PE investors are currently sitting on a large amount of funds with defined time horizons. To increase odds of attracting these buyers today, sellers must be aware of the obstacles in dealing in the PE universe, as well as the opportunities to position their businesses favorably. The investment bankers at Doeren Mayhew Capital Advisors have outlined a few.

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Vetting Potential Buyers During a Business Sale

The selling process can be long for some business owners, especially when approached by potential buyers who lack the necessary capital to successfully negotiate and fund a transaction. In such situations, sellers are often left with broken deal costs and fatigue to show for their efforts. Doeren Mayhew Capital Advisors encourages sellers to consider these common traits to help vet unqualified acquirers.

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5 Common Issues Surrounding an M&A Deal

If you are thinking of selling your business, it pays to plan ahead. Understanding common issues surrounding M&A deals before entering the market can help set you up for a lucrative future deal to meet your exit objectives. Doeren Mayhew Capital Advisors shares five things every seller should know about completing an M&A deal.

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Is The National Market Rebounding Towards a Seller’s Market Again?

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-over-year until reaching record levels of deal volume and values in 2015.

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M&A Insight 2016 Provided Growth Capital and Exit Alternative Strategies

Attendees at M&A Insight 2016 gained insight on top challenges related to exiting their business and opportunities to increase business value despite today’s economic conditions at a discussion featuring experts from Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, Comerica Bank, Doeren Mayhew Capital Advisors, Kiley Advisors and Main Street Capital.

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