Net working capital is a measure of a company’s operating liquidity and its ability to meet short-term obligations and fund the operations.
What is EBITDA? More importantly, what is your EBITDA? Here’s how to calculate it and why it’s so important to every business owner.
When creating a confidential information memorandum (CIM), it’s essential to put together a deal team who can frame the CIM from the right perspective.
Whether a business owner is interested in selling now or in the future, it is never too early to have an experienced deal team in place.
Selling a business for the first time? You need to understand the components of the acquisition purchase agreement. This article will walk you through it.
This article on transitioning a business to the next generation by Albert D. Melchiorre and Evan J. Lyons was originally published in Smart Business.
How to understand the basic components of a deal structure and how they align with various seller objectives.
This article on corporate divestiture trends by Matthew M. Sweet and Marc A. Fleagle was originally published in Smart Business.
How to renew your focus on core businesses while simultaneously creating shareholder value by keeping up with changing trends in corporate divestitures.
You never get a second chance to make a first impression. Here are specific things you can do to maximize value during an M&A transaction.
Here are some of the factors that buyers and sellers should keep in mind if they’re considering specialty distribution M&A.
When you’re ready to sell (or buy), MelCap’s partnership with Globalscope International M&A Advisors will help seal the deal. Find out how.
An important part of selling a business, which can be often overlooked, is pre-sale planning. Here’s what you need to know about pre-sale planning.
For some companies, corporate restructuring provides the best opportunity for the business to be able to continue on and grow for the future.
A feasibility assessment will help you assess the risks involved in any business venture or growth strategy. Here’s how to conduct one.
If you’re planning to sell, it’s essential to understand what buyers want and then use business valuation services to see how your company measures up.
When a company needs additional funds, it has to raise debt or equity capital. The key is knowing which methods of raising equity capital to utilize.
Asset purchase vs. stock purchase — Each type of deal involves major differences on both the buy-side and the sell-side. Here’s what you need to know.
Selling your business can be an emotional and stressful process. Here’s how to be prepared for what happens after you sell your business.
Selling a business can be intense, but by asking what business buyers want, you’ll be able to prep your business and make the process go smoothly.
Understanding how to determine quality of earnings will help ensure that the valuation being presented is fair and realistic.
Understanding add backs when selling a business is vital, as it will normalize cash flow and increase EBITDA, demonstrating the true value of your business.
A business needs experienced leadership now, and the right individuals who can step up in the future. It’s all about building your bench strength.
When it’s time to sell your business, it’s important to understand the difference between financial buyers and strategic buyers.
Due diligence is important to both buyers and sellers, and both buy-side and sell-side due diligence come with specific benefits and areas of concern.
As the buyer in an M&A transaction, there are specific things you need to know when dealing with distressed transactions.