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Architecture, Engineering & Construction: Building Our Future for the Post-COVID World

...in the wake of harrowing wildfires, heat waves, and blackouts... An estimated $400+ billion in infrastructure spending is expected to be ordered by the Federal Government over the next several years with investment focuses on roads, bridges, education, and green energy.
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The Diagnostic Lab Environment

Uncertainty in the healthcare industry, increased regulation, decreases in reimbursement, and competition from the large publicly traded corporations are just a few of the challenges facing healthcare services businesses today. To be better positioned to weather the uncertainty of Obamacare, sweeping Medicare cuts, and unforeseen changes, several large strategic buyers are actively acquiring regional competitors.  […]
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Discovering Hidden Assets – “what every business owner has been looking for”

When we think of hidden assets our minds might wander in the direction of assets literally hiding in an office or facility and going unnoticed.  The reality is hidden assets are often used everyday and possibly by everyone in your company.  To establish the appropriate term we need to first understand the two types of […]
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Transaction Comparison Guide

Sale to outside buyer A transaction involves selling the entire company to a strategic or financial buyer. A strategic buyer is usually a competitor or a company operating in a similar area that wants to enter this particular line of business. A financial buyer invests in businesses for a financial return, and will often buy […]
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Ten Alternatives When Contemplating “Selling Your Business”

Ten Alternatives When Contemplating “Selling Your Business”  1. Sell to Strategic (Industry) Buyer: Strategic buyers usually pay the highest price but in return may restructure your company.  2. Sell to a Financial Buyer (usually done via a leveraged buyout (LBO)): Financial buyers can be private equity firms, groups of investors or another entrepreneur who is […]
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Exit Strategy Planning is as crucial as business planning.

Entrepreneurs invest thousands of hours when building a successful business. But when it comes time to sell, they often underestimate the complexity of the process and the time required to prepare for a sale. Selling the business is not for the faint at heart. In today’s tight capital markets, technology and healthcare businesses continue to […]