As the U.S. government shutdown continues into its second week, business leaders are becoming more concerned with its effect on the economy. The Wall Street Journal reports limited signs of economic damage, but that a prolonged shutdown may cause more widespread damage. According to economists, a long shutdown risks “restraining key parts of the economy […]

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The decision to make an acquisition is no small step. While there is risk inherent in any acquisition, the downsides can pale next to the potentially enormous rewards. In my post on the Association for Corporate Growth blog, I outline how to plan a  new acquisition so you can minimize the risk and reap the […]

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When is enough planning, enough? As strategic buyers, our clients are constantly seeking additional data on acquisition prospects.  This is not a bad perspective, but it does become an issue when they don’t have the ideal data set for evaluation purposes established at the beginning of the process – to compare candidates to each other […]

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