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Minority Investment – Small PE Trend, Big Benefits for Business Owners

Minority Investment – Small PE Trend, Big Benefits for Business Owners By Michael Richmond 

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Simple Steps to Prepare Your Business for a Sale

Simple Steps to Prepare Your Business for a Sale

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Who Would Buy Your AV Integration Business?

Who Would Buy Your AV Integration Business? If selling your AV integration business is a thought, consider the difference between financial buyers and strategic buyers.

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3 Strategic Moves to Strengthen Your Company’s Value in 2018 – Start Now!

3 Strategic Moves to Strengthen Your Company’s Value in 2018 – Start Now! By Alan Scharfstein

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Fewer and Larger?

Fewer and Larger? Will accelerated merger & acquisition activity continue to be the modus operandi in the lighting industry?

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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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