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Achieving Success: Growth through Acquisition

Growth through acquisition is often the fastest way to expand your business and increase its value. There are many great benefits derived from purchasing another company including instant access to new customers, products and markets; acquiring new talent, equipment, and technology; removing a competitor from the playing

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Why Your Business Shouldn’t Need You

Why Your Business Shouldn’t Need You. Many founders and business owners spend decades building their companies from the ground up. They devote every spare minute to perfecting business processes, building customer relationships, developing culture, recruiting and training employees, and otherwise finding ways to increase revenue.

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What’s With All the Mergers and Acquisitions?

What’s With All the Mergers and Acquisitions? With all the mergers and acquisitions (M&A) afoot in the AV integration industry, how can integrators make sense of their own potential?

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Is Debt or Equity Better for Your Business?

Is Debt or Equity Better for Your Business? Meghan Daniels, Axial, Interviews The DAK Group’s Mike Richmond 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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Understanding the Recent Wave of Industry M&As

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As published in Systems Contractor News Understanding the Recent Wave of Industry M&As Ari Fuchs, Director at The DAK Group, speaks with Systems Contract News providing insight on important Commercial Integration industry highlights and tips to consider for potential transactions in the coming year.

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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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