David Braun's Blog

Why Price Is the Last Thing to Talk about When Buying a Company

Time your negotiations by understanding owner psychology. Everyone wants to talk about price in mergers and acquisitions. It’s often the number one focus of buyers and sellers…but for opposite reasons. Both are likely to say they are looking for a “good deal,” but this can have a completely different meaning depending on the perspective. Buyers

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Capstone Launches M&A Express — the New Must-See Guide to Acquisitions

I am excited to announce a new resource we’re launching on March 5: M&A Express. M&A Express is a series of high-impact videocasts that teach the essentials of M&A success in 20 minutes or less. Each videocast will cover one key aspect of growth through acquisitions. After every videocast, I will be present for a

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Using Strategic Mergers and Acquisitions to Adapt – Credit Union Times Op-ed

John Dearing, Capstone Managing Director, was asked to write an op-ed for the Credit Union Times about the ways that credit unions can find additional sources of non-interest income. I’ve included part of John’s article below: Every industry faces change and the credit union industry is no different. Market developments and new regulations are challenging credit unions

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Capstone Adds to Mergers and Acquisitions Expertise with New Project Manager

Richard Phillips brings over 16 years of mergers and acquisitions experience. Capstone is pleased to announced the recent hire of Project Manager Richard Phillips. Phillips joins a leading team of M&A advisors and professionals for the middle market. His diverse set of acquisition and investment banking experiences augment Capstone’s expertise in facilitating strategic mergers and acquisitions for its clients.

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