Dealmakers Planning for a Successful Merger or Acquisition: Aligning the Rest of the Total OrganizationBy Gary W. Craig, on Oct 25, 2018
In selling your business, you can structure the deal as a stock sale or an asset sale. Most sellers prefer stock sales and most buyers prefer to buy assets.
When you run a business, you're tied to it both financially and personally. The financial side is obvious: Your company's success or failure ultimately rides on your shoulders, affecting not just your personal livelihood but that of your employees. The emotional aspect of being a CEO is something that's not discussed very much. When you devote yourself to your company's success over a period of years, working long hours and thinking about it even in your downtime, it affects how you view yourself.
Minnesota’s mergers and acquisitions (M&A) market has been strong the past few years, but can this trend continue in 2018? Will buyers continue to be willing and able to pay the high valuations we’ve seen recently? How will the recent tax changes impact the M&A market? Based on national historical trends and expert predictions for 2018, following are some predictions about what this means for Minnesota companies.
Dealmakers Planning for a Successful Merger or Acquisition: The Challenge of Identifying and Retaining Key Talent Once the Deal is FinalBy Gary W. Craig, on Jul 27, 2018
Last month In MidMarket Talk, Dealmakers Planning for a Successful Integration: First Steps in Carrying Out the Integration by Aligning the Executive Group described essential steps in bringing together the Executive Group and getting them working together as a team. The executive team for the new organization needs to make some additional critical decisions on moving forward with the new organization.