Category: Mergers & Acquisitions

How Basketball Free Agent Negotiations Resemble the Industrial Mergers & Acquisitions Market

The annual basketball free agent frenzy that started June 30 caused its own fireworks before Independence Day.

For those who follow this, it’s a shuffle akin to Whac-a-Mole® in which select players suddenly pop up having signed to new teams. Fans losing beloved players to other cities go through a grieving process of shock, acceptance, then hope that the replacement will perform at least as well as the dearly departed one now about to set up shop with the Brooklyn Nets.

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Medtech Contract Manufacturers: Plan Your Next 5-8 Years Using This Tool for a Deeper Understanding of Your Market’s Drivers and Conditions

Click this link for the full one-page printable and downloadable summary of key macroeconomic and industry factors affecting medical technology manufacturers. This one-page infographic is geared particularly to Contract Manufacturing Organizations (CMO) and Electronic...

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Medical Device Contract Manufacturing (Plastics, Precision Machining and Electronics) M&A Musical Chairs

The medical device industry and its associated contract manufacturing providers (plastics and precision machining, in particular) are very M&A-active now.  There are several reasons why. Government policy and other changes to the healthcare system...

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Is Your Company Even Saleable? (at Reasonable Price and Terms)

Many owner-operators of small to mid-sized established companies take a “someday I’ll” approach to the idea of divesting their interest in the business, meanwhile contentedly dealing with the comfortable, day-to-day routines of running it....

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Does Your Company Have What It Takes to Interest Private Equity Investors?

Daily, I am contacted by at least one private equity (PE) investor seeking deal flow.  What sort of companies do they seek?  Below is a good, generic example of a middle market private equity...

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