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The latest news and events from Capstone, the leading M&A advisory firm for the middle market.

The 2022 Capstone Cares Comfort & Joy Food Drive has begun! Donations will be gratefully accepted November 1 through December 16. Your generous gifts this year will benefit the Committee for Helping Others. The mission of this all-volunteer organization is to provide simple, loving charity to the needy of Vienna, Oakton, Dunn Loring, and Merrifield, […]

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Capstone Strategic, Inc. is pleased to announce that Ingrid Braun has been promoted to the position of Senior Analyst. In her new capacity, she will provide creative solutions to help clients overcome obstacles to growth by developing strategies, conducting research and analysis, as well as opening doors with prospective company owners to engage in exploratory […]

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Capstone Founder and CEO David Braun was a recent guest on the “Tax-Alpha Solutions” Podcast. David and host Matt Chancey discussed a number of topics, from adaptability to the importance of having a business succession plan. In addition to Apple Podcasts, you can also hear the episode on iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher, TuneIn, iHeartRadio, Amazon Music, […]

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Capstone Strategic, Inc. is pleased to announce that Anna Kochkina has been promoted to the position of Director, Valuation Services. In her new capacity, she will oversee all aspects of the M&A valuation services Capstone provides to clients including valuation of business interests, designing financial models, and conducting risk assessments. “This promotion is well-deserved,” said […]

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In the latest issue of CU Insight, Capstone Managing Director John Dearing examines the use of acquisition as a growth strategy for credit unions. He shares his expertise at https://www.cuinsight.com/is-acquisition-really-an-effective-growth-strategy.html

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Capstone CEO and Founder David Braun is the author of an article for Managed Healthcare Executive magazine. The article examines recent merger activity within the healthcare industry and looks at potential future trends in healthcare M&A. Read the entire article at: https://www.managedhealthcareexecutive.com/view/what-s-next-in-healthcare-mergers-acquisitions

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In the current issue of Supply Chain Management Review, Capstone CEO David Braun offers both advice, and some vital questions to answer for those manufacturing and supply chain companies who may be considering growth through acquisition. https://www.scmr.com/article/manufacturing_growth_through_acquisition_what_to_know_and_what_to_ask

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Capstone Strategic Inc. is pleased to announce that Analyst Ingrid Braun has successfully earned her certification as a Middle Market Professional through the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG). Those who earn the Middle Market Professional designation must demonstrate their knowledge and expertise in the subject areas of: Financial Markets, Financial Statement Analysis/Financial Projections, Comprehensive Valuation […]

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Capstone Strategic, Inc. (Capstone) announced today that Accurate Group, a leading provider of technology-driven real estate appraisal, title data, analytics, and e-closing solutions, has acquired real estate title and closing company Coast to Coast Title & Escrow (CTC) of Seminole, Florida. Capstone advised Accurate Group on this strategic, not-for-sale acquisition. Accurate Group is a real […]

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 Capstone Strategic announced today that H&H Medical Corporation, the maker of a proprietary line of military-grade trauma products has been acquired by Safeguard Medical, a global leader in emergency medical technologies and specialized training for first responders.

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With the rising number of credit union mergers, the increasing interest in acquisitions of community banks and branches, as well as investments in fintechs by credit unions and CUSOs, understanding valuation – processes and techniques – has become increasingly crucial for successful growth and solid financial performance. Valuation Process Steps Highlighted below are some of […]

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A complex narrative surrounds TikTok, the most downloaded app of 2020. The popular video-sharing social media platform is owned by a Chinese company, ByteDance, which was valued at $180 billion at the end of 2020. Although the app was initially released in September 2016, it did not start gaining recognition until August 2018 when ByteDance […]

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Capstone Strategic, Inc. (Capstone) announced today that Security Service Insurance, a subsidiary of Security Service Federal Credit Union, headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, has acquired Pace Insurance Mangers. Pace, a 62-year-old agency, provides full-service insurance coverage to the forest products industry in Northern Louisiana. Security Service Insurance provides commercial and personal insurance to members and […]

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In today’s dynamic economic environment, credit unions continue to face regulatory challenges and competition from challengers as well as big banks with big pocketbooks. The industry actually experienced a membership decline last year. In order to thrive in this environment, credit unions must take a proactive approach to growth and seek new opportunities to expand. […]

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The Letter of Intent (LOI) is one of the most commonly used tools for moving a deal forward. Once you receive a signature on the LOI from the seller, you have reached a significant landmark on the acquisition roadmap. Despite this milestone, there is still a lot of work to be done before the deal […]

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