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What to Consider when Choosing an M&A Advisor

23 March 2017

Because most people don’t usually have the expertise, contacts or time to sell their business, it's usually a bad idea for the entrepreneur selling a company to tackle the M&A market without help...

The Top 5 M&A Deals of 2016

01 March 2017

Distrust of big business around the world is on the rise, and perhaps for good reason. This skepticism was evident among voters in the U.S. during the 2016 election year and was a topic that...

WHAT TO KNOW BEFORE IPO

27 December 2016

8 Things to Consider Before Filing an IPO According to a Wall Street Journal article, signs are mounting that the moribund IPO market is gaining some momentum. The article cites that investors have...

5 Steps to a High M&A Valuation

24 November 2016

In a Price Waterhouse study of CEOs and CFOs who recently completed a deal, 38% claimed that if they had provided more detailed information to the buyer during due diligence, they would have had a...

The 7 Deadly Sins of M&A

22 November 2016

We sat with David Stastny, a VaultStar contributor, to discuss tips and best practice on avoiding the pitfalls of the M&A process. DAVID STASTNY, Managing Director of Centaur Partners KNOWS HOW TO...

PREPARING FOR DUE DILIGENCE—4 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW [INFO GRAPHIC]

10 March 2016

Today’s buyers are ruthless when it comes to due diligence, so it’s imperative when entering into a potential transaction to be organized, thorough, and to ensure that nothing the buyer might be...

M&A NEGOTIATIONS: YOU MIGHT NOT BE AS GOOD AS YOU THINK

27 January 2016

Negotiate. We all do it. It’s certainly necessary in the context of a merger or acquisition, but it’s also a common part of everyday life. We negotiate with our kids (who tend to be wonderful...

MISSION CAPITAL ADVISORS REACHES $3 BILLION IN LOAN SALES USING SHAREVAULT

14 October 2015

 Los Gatos, Calif.- (BUSINESS WIRE) - Real estate has gone to the head of the class as far as investors in distressed assets are concerned. In fact, a recent North American Distressed Debt Market...

UNDERSTANDING NEW PATENT LITIGATION ALTERNATIVES

14 August 2015

The Leahy-Smith American Invents Act (AIA) is a United States federal statute that was passed by Congress and signed into law by President Barack Obama on September 16, 2011 establishing new trial...

6 WAYS TO BOOST DUE DILIGENCE & MAXIMIZE THE VALUE OF YOUR DEAL

24 July 2015

In today’s robust economic climate of mergers, acquisitions, private equity and venture-backed investment activity, many businesses, at some point in their life cycle, can expect to be put under the...

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