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Key Negotiation Tactics for Your M&A Transaction

From Divestopedia: Key Negotiation Tactics for Your M&A Transaction By Stephen Groves Takeaway: Of all the tactics you use in your M&A deals, these are the ones that will make the biggest difference. When negotiating the divestment or acquisition of a company, if negotiations go to plan, all parties involved should reap the rewards and […]

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Fort Worth Consumer Products Wholesaler Sold

Bent Grass Holdings, Inc. has acquired M&M Merchandisers, Inc. (“M&M”) of Fort Worth, Texas.  Founded in 1976 by Marty Stenzler, the company has grown to become a nationwide retailer of over 7,500 consumer products including car and marine audio equipment, TV, cellphone and video gaming accessories, tools, toys, musical instruments, sporting and outdoor goods, self-defense […]

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Success Maxims (Part 19)

Kasper & Associates maintains faith in the American spirit and we believe in the power of positive thinking.  To that end, we’ve presented Success Maxims — a collection of our favorite motivational quotes, essays and leadership advice.  (For a complete collection, e-mail your mailing address to contact@kasperassociates.com.) SUCCESS MAXIMS –Part 19– Business Exit: Tips to […]

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How Do You Know When a Buyer Is Wasting Your Time?

It can happen.  K&A develops relationships with interested buyers in order to understand what they’re seeking and to better screen those that aren’t serious. From Axial Forum: ************************* How Do You Know When a Buyer Is Wasting Your Time? By Mark O’Neill Selling a business can be a long, complicated process. So it can be […]

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Walking Away From A Business: Can We Still Be Friends?

From Forbes.com: Walking Away From A Business: Can We Still Be Friends? By Kevin Meehan For entrepreneurs, walking away after selling a business can be a lot like going through a breakup: some move on to the next stage in their lives quickly, while others struggle to find a new role. The situation becomes more […]

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The Ticking Time Bomb Lurking Inside The Sale Of Most Businesses

Deal structures like the ones mentioned in this article are high-risk propositions for business sellers and most common when business owners try to sell their businesses themselves.  While most K&A transactions have some seller-financing (what the author calls “vendor take back”) for good reasons, that should be a much lower percentage of the selling price […]

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Richards Supply Company Acquires Manske Material Handling

Richards Supply Company, headquartered in Waco, Texas, has acquired Manske Material Handling located on South Main Street in Fort Worth, Texas.  Richards now has four distribution centers in Texas with two locations serving the Dallas/Fort Worth market. Founded by David Manske in 1993, Manske Material Handling is a wholesale distributor of wheels, casters, hand trucks, […]

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Pickup in M&A Predicted by Dealmakers, Following Republican Sweep

From Mergers & Acquisitions ************************************* Pickup in M&A Predicted by Dealmakers, Following Republican Sweep Audax Group’s Geoffrey Rehnert and Avante’s Jeri Harman were among the dealmakers we interviewed at the 2016 ACG LA Business Conference By Demitri Diakantonis There’s going to be “a pickup in M&A,” says Jim Freedman, chairman, Intrepid Investment Bankers LLC, reflecting […]

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Investment Bankers Add Value for 100% of Sellers, CEO Study Finds

Kasper & Associates believes the combination of our M&A specialists and our proven processes allows our clients to sell their companies in less time, in a more confidential manner and under more favorable financial terms than they could achieve on their own. From Axial Forum: ************************** Investment Bankers Add Value for 100% of Sellers, CEO […]

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How to Check an Investment Banker’s References

Kasper & Associates is happy to provide professional references including previous clients, buyers and advising professionals.  Download the K&A Info Package on our Home Page for a list, and click here to read testimonials. Article from Divestopedia: ************************************ How to Check an Investment Banker’s References By Bill Snow Takeaway:Bill Snow examines five typical questions sellers […]