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Fort Worth’s Largest Pallet Company Sold

Fricks Pallet Company, LLC has acquired substantially all the assets of Fort Worth, Texas-based Metroplex Wood Products (MWP). Founded in 1980, MWP provides recycled and remanufactured wood pallets to commercial accounts in North and Central Texas.  The company, located at 2201 West Risinger Road on the city’s south side, processes and sells some 10,000 pallets ...

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8 Predictions for M&A in 2016

No matter the macroeconomic factors in play, health, retirement, family issues and other concerns will continue to motivate business owners to consider selling.  And those entrepreneurs will need assistance when it comes to exiting their most valuable asset.  K&A stands ready to be a resource for them in this our 32nd year. From Axial Forum: ...

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Merry Christmas!

From the K&A Family to yours, Merry Christmas!

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Where Are All the Baby Boomer Sellers?

Here’s an alternative take on what conventional wisdom has been telling us for the last 5-10 years. From Axial Forum: ********************************** Where Are All the Baby Boomer Sellers? By Robert Flynn, United Business Brokers, LLC Various exit planning forecasts predicted that between 4.5 to 17 million small businesses would hit the market for sale in ...

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11 Fun Ways to Show Employees You’re Thankful

From the Kasper & Associates family to yours, Happy Thanksgiving! From TINYpulse: ************************************** 11 Fun Ways to Show Employees You Are Thankful by Sabrina Son 1. Take the team to lunch Thanksgiving week is slow for a lot of industries, so you can afford to cut out for a few hours and treat your employees ...

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Associate Spotlight: Lud Jones

Lud Jones: Senior Associate (817)738-4220, ext. 105 Jones@KasperAssociates.com Lud Jones is a Senior Associate of Kasper & Associates since 2002. A CPA since 1967, Mr. Jones is a seasoned executive with a distinguished career which has included many professional achievements. He has over 25 years experience in the asset management and insurance consulting business, and ...

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Buyer-Side Search

Kasper & Associates has been retained by an Industrial Supply Company in Texas seeking a strategic acquisition. Some operational parameters of interest to the buyer include, but are not necessarily limited to the following: Industrial, maintenance, janitorial and manufacturing supplies and/or equipment providers Operations in Texas and/or Oklahoma Preferred Annual Sales Revenue: $5.0 to 20.0 ...

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Guest Blogger: Community Foundation of North Texas

An important aspect of a business sale transaction is the seller’s plan for the use of the proceeds of a sale.  Business owners interested in charitable giving, or those wanting to maximize their giving potential following a business sale, should look into Community Foundation of North Texas and the benefits it provides donors and North ...

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K&A Success Story: Dollamur Sport Surfaces

We really enjoy seeing former client companies succeed following a transaction.  Dollamur Sport Surfaces is one of those success stories! From the Fort Worth Star-Telegram: ******************************** New indoor turf sparks expansion for Fort Worth company Dollamur Sports Surfaces introduces portable indoor turf product for schools Company expanding manufacturing near its base at old Ranch Style ...

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Preventing Seller’s Remorse in a Mid-Market Deal

Advice to business owners on how to move toward “the ideal sale”.  Key quote: “…in evaluating the opportunities, remember that the buyer that you select will be your partner for a couple of years. The downstream of the transaction and the transition period may be longer than you think.” From Divestopedia: **************************************** Preventing Seller’s Remorse in ...