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Is Debt or Equity Better for Your Business?

Is Debt or Equity Better for Your Business? By Meghan Daniels, Axial. If your business is considering raising capital, one of the first questions to consider is whether to seek equity, debt, or a combination.

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Memorable Lessons From Violin Memory And Other Auctions

As Published in Law 360. Memorable Lessons From Violin Memory And Other Auctions. When Violin Memory filed Chapter 11 on Dec. 14, 2016, prospects for the company seemed grim. Beginning in November 2015, Violin Memory had conducted two failed prepetition sales processes that had generated no bidders.

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For-Profit Education’s Path Forward

As Published in Inside Sources. For-Profit Education’s Path Forward. The Trump administration has announced that training programs will have until July 1 to appeal to the Department of Education for reconsideration of compliance under current gainful employment and revenue reporting guidance.

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Continued M&A Flurry Forecast for 2017

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Continued M&A Flurry Forecast for 2017 Commercial Integrator Magazine featured insight from Ari Fuchs, DAK Managing Director, on the future of M&A in the Commercial Integration industry for 2017. A combination of strong balance sheets, low interest rates, high private equity cash and need for add-on services

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Foreign Buyers are a Boon to U.S. M&A.

Foreign Buyers are a Boon to U.S. M&A

As Published in Axial Forum. Foreign Buyers are a Boon to U.S. M&A. The United States is the world’s number one investment destination. Foreign direct investment in the U.S. reached a record $348 billion in 2015. We predict the appetite for U.S. acquisitions will continue to grow

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Renew Your Middle Market Business for a Successful 2017.

Renew Your Middle Market Business for 2017

Renew Your Middle Market Business for a Successful 2017. With 2017 just beginning, now is the time to take a renewed look at your middle market business to position it for greater success this year. The most successful companies are those that can adapt and change their

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3 Deal Killers to Avoid When Selling Your Business.

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As Published in NJBIZ. 3 Deal Killers to Avoid When Selling Your Business. Nothing is more discouraging for a business owner than to have the right buyer at the table and have negotiated a terrific deal, and then have it fall apart. With proper planning, anticipation, and

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What All Business Owners Should Be Aware of and Thinking About.

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What All Business Owners Should Be Aware of and Thinking About. DAK Director, Ari Fuchs, speaks to wealth management firm, RegentAtlantic, about sensitive issues that affect every business owner at some point. Fuchs shares insights on how and when owners can prepare their business for an exit,

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Triple Play: Tips for Owners Considering Selling a Business.

Triple Play: Tips for Owners Considering Selling a Business. Triple Play is a weekly NJBIZ feature that asks top executives in New Jersey to talk about three things related to their industry. Alan Scharfstein is president of The DAK Group, a mergers and acquisitions advisory firm to

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The State of Mid-Market M&A: Q4 2016.

The State of Mid-Market M&A: Q4 2016

The State of Mid-Market M&A: Q4 2016. With worldwide M&A activity for the first ten months of 2016 down, Axial Forum’s Editor tapped DAK Managing Director, Mike Richmond, for his insight on how these trends are being felt by business owners in the middle market and what

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