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The Valuation of Real Estate as Part of a Merger and Acquisition (M&A) Deal.

When real estate is a component of an M&A deal, the following, similar, lasting questions will arise: Is the real estate an operating asset, a part of the business, critically necessary to continue the operations, un-separable for any other possible use or rezoning, or possibly used at its highest and best use? If the real […]

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Maximizing the Sales Value of Your Business

Maximizing the sales value of a business involves focusing on the “value drivers” of the industry. Value drivers are the set of key factors that reduce financial risk, improve financial returns and create value for the company. These aspects are used by buyers, investors and financial lenders to determine the value of a company. Value […]

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What services can an Investment Banker provide to the seller of a business?

Upon engaging an Investment Banker to sell their business, a seller can expect the firm to find a buyer for the sellers’ business at the highest possible price with the most advantageous terms. The Investment Banker would provide the following services to accomplish this goal: Provide the seller with a business valuation confirming the expectations of the seller with […]

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It’s a good deal, but is it bankable?

In the life cycle of a business there are always opportunities. The transaction could be a start-up, a commitment to growth, a merger, an acquisition, the buy-out of a partner or any number of other possibilities that occur in getting and staying in business. As a business begins sizing up these possibilities, the key question may be,” […]

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