Even if your company offers strong growth potential, a business buyer may actually be more interested in something more tangible. For some buyers, an acquisition’s value lies in a specific set of assets, such as real estate, intellectual property, or ownership stakes in other businesses. Companies with valuable assets are in a strong position when [...]
You have a start-up entertainment company, and like most entrepreneurs, you want it to be successful. Although you can't predict how successful your movie or media venture will be, set your company up using established business practices to help get off on the right foot.
Mergers and acquisitions (M&As) are an ambitious way to gain traction in today’s competitive marketplace. With so many baby boomers approaching retirement age, market analysts expect that there will be plenty of bargains for small to midsize businesses in the coming years. But M&As can be fraught with peril. This article offers four ways to steer clear of trouble.
In the recent difficult economic times, closely companies have been under extreme pressure to produce results, which can lead to increased tensions between company executives. If the executives happen to be family members, the strain can be even greater because of possible family conflicts or emotional ties. To maintain an even keel and ensure that [...]