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Wednesday, March 30, 2016

5 Questions Business Sellers Should Ask Themselves Before Completing A Transaction

Avoiding Seller’s Remorse in M&A

(from InvestmentBank)

Seller’s remorse at some point in the business sale process is extremely common. Because many business owners often spend their lives building up their companies, but sell them only once, anxiety abounds as a transaction close nears. Virtually no entrepreneurs will know emphatically that they have made the right decision until the business sales process is over and the deal is done. Because seller’s remorse can represent a huge emotional barrier, it is helpful to be preemptive in problem solving. Below are some clear questions and potential solutions which will help to alleviate many of the big issues inherent in traversing seller’s remorse when selling your business.

Am I leaving money on the table?

Selling entrepreneurs always want to maximize their liquidity event. Juxtapose this with the acquirer’s desire to nab the business and its assets for as little as possible and you have a legitimate fear on your hands. There are a few ways to help ensure this fear remains unrealized:

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Acquisitions of Smaller Healthcare Providers Continues

Health-Care Mergers Up Over Last Year, Board Advisers Say


(from BNA)
March 3 — The volume of mergers and acquisitions in the health-care industry is up compared with 2015, which was a very strong year for transactions, according to industry insiders. 

Consolidations among health-care providers are up 66 percent over this point last year, and “overall everyone else in health care is gaining in scale,” Mike Condron, a managing director in the Chicago office of Newport Board Group which advises directors of health-care companies, said March 3 during a webcast sponsored by ECG Management Consultants.

According to data from Bloomberg Law: Corporate Transaction's Deal Analytics, the largest U.S. deals in the sector announced so far this month are Hong Kong-based Samsonite International SA's planned purchase of Tumi Holdings Inc. of New Jersey for $1.36 billion, and California-based McKesson Corp.'s pending acquisition of Rexall Drug Stores Ltd. for $2.23 billion.