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Articles, Case Studies and Press Releases

While working together on a deal, it is important that we always find a way to be on the same page. Take a look at some of our Articles and Case Studies to learn more about industry insights, key takeaways from M&A deals, and what our previous clients have learned from going through this process together. Whether it’s Pre M&A, Sell Side, Buy Side, or Outsourced M&A, our team is eager and prepared to help you.

Articles

Shivani Patel Join Strategic Exit Advisors

Strategic Exit Advisors is pleased to announce that Shivani Patel, through Drexel University’s co-op program, has joined the firm as an Investment Banking Analyst.Shivani’s previous experience working for a Fortune 100 Company makes her an asset to the Strategic Exit...

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Strategic Exit Advisors Proudly Supports the EBOD Foundation

Strategic Exit Advisors established its “Pay it Forward” program in 2020 as the pandemic was wreaking havoc on non-profit organizations. Because essential contributions were in decline, Strategic Exit Advisors decided to launch the “Pay it Forward” program supporting...

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Strategic Buyers Will Pay More for Your Business

The team at Strategic Exit Advisors has one goal – helping entrepreneurs sell their businesses. However, we do not advise they sell to just any interested buyer. We focus on finding strategic buyers who understand the value proposition of our client's company. Because...

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Creating Value for Your Business Post COVID-19

As we move into March of 2022, the two-year anniversary of COVID-19, concerns that we are hearing a lot from business owners is whether the pandemic will ever be over and how to maximize value today. While the pandemic hasn't officially moved into the endemic phase,...

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2022 M&A Economic Outlook

While not a prognostication, let’s reflect on what we have witnessed firsthand in the M&A markets from the entrepreneurial business owners we work with on a daily basis regarding 2021 performance. And let’s look ahead to see what 2022 might bring us. The year 2021...

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Business Sellers – Own the Process with Leverage

A business has an innate transaction value that is derived through market research, comparable analysis, and insight into previous similar transactions. However, there is one key aspect that this approach fails to capture within the valuation process - leverage....

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Strategic Exit Advisors Helps Sell Precision Solutions, Inc.

November 23, 2021 – Strategic Exit Advisors (SEA) is proud to announce the successful sale of Precision Solutions, Inc., a leading provider of calibration products and services, to Applied Technical Services (“ATS”), a national leader in calibration, engineering,...

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Strategic Exit Advisors Hires New Investment Banking Analyst

Strategic Exit Advisors (SEA) is pleased to announce that Aayush Desai, through Drexel University’s co-op program, has joined the firm as an Investment Banking Analyst.Curt Cyliax, Managing Director of SEA, says, “Aayush’s previous experience of working for a start-up...

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Container & Packaging M&A Advisor – Q2 2021

Executive summary The packaging machinery market is likely to witness strong growth, especially with the e-commerce sector growing 11.3% Y-o-Y since 2017. Similarly, during 2019-2025, the demand for new packaging machinery is expected to be driven by changing consumer...

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Strategic Exit Advisors Hires New Investment Banking Analyst

Strategic Exit Advisors (SEA) is pleased to announce that Brandon Yan, through Drexel University’s CO-OP program, has joined the firm as an Investment Banking Analyst. Curt Cyliax, Managing Director of SEA, says, “Brandon’s previous experience with the buy-side of the...

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Don’t Wait – Sell Your Business Before Tax Increases

At some point, virtually all business owners will come across an opportunity to exit their business. Hopefully for them, the opportunity to exit means selling the business for a significant price to the right buyer. However, choosing when to sell remains a...

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Container & Packaging M&A Newsletter – Q1 2021

Executive summary Because of COVID, some of the key drivers of the industry may continue affecting the performance of plastic manufacturers. Despite consumer spending which is expected to increase against 2020, it will not reach 
pre-pandemic levels. Otherwise, the...

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Selling Your Company: An Emotional Journey

The final decision to sell a business is one of the most difficult decisions an owner will make, and the process is extremely demanding. Although there are a number of financial and operational milestones, there is an entirely separate and often overlooked aspect that...

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Exit Roadmap: Your Guide to the Ultimate Exit

In its simplest definition, the value of a business is measured by that business’s ability to generate future cash flows, adjusted for risks and opportunities that can impact those future cash flows.  The more certain those future cash flows, or the greater the...

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2021 M&A Outlook

The year 2020 will likely be remembered for the historic health and economic toll of the pandemic, but the promise of a brighter 2021 may be on the horizon, thanks to newly developed vaccines and federal stimulus’ that could help cure what has been ailing the nation...

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2020 is NOT the Same as the 2008 Downturn

It has been almost 12 years since the United States officially entered a recession. In 2008, large institutions declared bankruptcy, unemployment rates rose to 10%, stock markets crashed, and global governments scrambled to support faltering economies. Sound familiar?...

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Container & Packaging M&A Advisor Q3 2020

Welcome to the Strategic Exit Advisors Containers & Packaging Industry Advisor – dedicated to keeping our readers up to date on key developments in the world of mergers and acquisitions in the Containers & Packaging industry. Executive Summary The packaging...

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Strategic Exit Advisors Hires New Analyst

Strategic Exit Advisors (SEA) is pleased to announce that Erum Hamid, through Drexel University’s C0-OP program, has joined the firm as an Investment Banking Analyst. Curt Cyliax, Managing Director of SEA, says, “Erum brings a unique perspective to the M&A...

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Life Science Outsource Advisor for November 2020

SEA is pleased to provide our Life Science Outsource Advisor – dedicated to keeping our readers up to date on key developments in the world of mergers and acquisitions for outsource providers to the Life Sciences industry.   Executive Summary The Life Science industry...

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Strategic Exit Advisors Among the Philadelphia100®

Strategic Exit Advisors is proud to announce that we have been named #28 among the top Philadelphia100® companies. The Philadelphia 100® is run by the Entrepreneurs' Forum of Greater Philadelphia and honors the 100 fastest growing, privately held entrepreneurial...

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Waiting Too Long To Sell

“Next year,” you told yourself, “I’ll be ready to sell then.” These same words have been echoed by hardworking entrepreneurs across the country; by people who aim to sell their businesses, retire to an island in the Bahamas, even out their golf swings, and spend...

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Sellers – Don’t Miss Your Window of Opportunity

COVID-19 has posed a significant challenge to the global economy. In the United States, a report conducted by RSM found that middle market firms have reported a hiring decrease of 46 percent and a gross revenue decrease of 61 percent. Despite the headlines, however,...

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Top 5 PPP Pitfalls in M&A

In March 2020, Congress passed the CARES act to provide much needed economic relief to individuals and businesses injured by the economic shutdown.  For over 5.2 million US small businesses, this relief came in the form of the SBA’s $525 billion Paycheck Protection...

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Life Science Outsource Advisor – July 2020

SEA is pleased to provide our Life Science Outsource Advisor – dedicated to keeping our readers up to date on key developments in the world of mergers and acquisitions for outsource providers to the Life Sciences industry. Executive Summary The rise and fall (and...

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What’s Next for Your Business?

Many business owners are contemplating how the next few years will impact stability of revenues, profitability and their long-term financial security. If you feel you are at a crossroads in considering what the future holds for your business, your employees and your...

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Deals can Still be Done in a Pandemic

The first quarter of 2020 got off to a great start for many companies. But in March, businesses around the globe were delivered a blow to the gut. This is not the first time in history we’ve experienced an economic downturn, and it certainly won’t be the last! No one...

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Beware of Knights on White Horses

The last several years have been very good to business sellers. Private Equity Groups raised record amounts of capital, Strategic Buyers amassed cash on their balance sheets, credit markets loosened, and interest rates held at historic lows. Buyers had a tremendous...

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Five Things You NEED TO KNOW Before Buying a Company

Buying a business can be intimidating. After all, you need to make many decisions, without having all the necessary information up front. We have broken down the top five things you need to know to ensure you make the most profitable and wise choices. 1. Why Building...

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Integration Planning for an Acquisition

Integration Planning Integration in an M&A deal refers to the adoption of one culture, one set of processes, and one long-term goal for two previously individual firms. Key aspects of integration are culture, management, talent acquisition, and goal setting....

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How Much Working Capital Should Be Included?

Tackling the Working Capital Calculation for M&A Transactions Working capital, defined as current assets minus current liabilities, helps to reveal a company’s financial health. If working capital is high, there is lots of gas in the tank, and the business can run...

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Why Communication is King During the M&A Process

The merger or acquisition process can be tumultuous. Entrepreneurs must balance the financial aspects of a merger and acquisitions (M&A) with the legal and operational tasks of selling a company, all while continuing to run their businesses. This juggling act...

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Are You Emotionally Prepared to Sell Your Business?

Entrepreneurs devote countless hours to building their companies from the ground up and perfecting their product offering. After years of commitment and riding the emotional highs and lows of business ownership, they may be ready for a lifestyle change. Often they...

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Press Releases

Shivani Patel Join Strategic Exit Advisors

Strategic Exit Advisors is pleased to announce that Shivani Patel, through Drexel University’s co-op program, has joined the firm as an Investment Banking Analyst.Shivani’s previous experience working for a Fortune 100 Company makes her an asset to the Strategic Exit...

read more

Strategic Exit Advisors Proudly Supports the EBOD Foundation

Strategic Exit Advisors established its “Pay it Forward” program in 2020 as the pandemic was wreaking havoc on non-profit organizations. Because essential contributions were in decline, Strategic Exit Advisors decided to launch the “Pay it Forward” program supporting...

read more

Strategic Exit Advisors Helps Sell Precision Solutions, Inc.

November 23, 2021 – Strategic Exit Advisors (SEA) is proud to announce the successful sale of Precision Solutions, Inc., a leading provider of calibration products and services, to Applied Technical Services (“ATS”), a national leader in calibration, engineering,...

read more

Strategic Exit Advisors Hires New Investment Banking Analyst

Strategic Exit Advisors (SEA) is pleased to announce that Aayush Desai, through Drexel University’s co-op program, has joined the firm as an Investment Banking Analyst.Curt Cyliax, Managing Director of SEA, says, “Aayush’s previous experience of working for a start-up...

read more

Strategic Exit Advisors Hires New Investment Banking Analyst

Strategic Exit Advisors (SEA) is pleased to announce that Brandon Yan, through Drexel University’s CO-OP program, has joined the firm as an Investment Banking Analyst. Curt Cyliax, Managing Director of SEA, says, “Brandon’s previous experience with the buy-side of the...

read more

Container & Packaging M&A Advisor Q3 2020

Welcome to the Strategic Exit Advisors Containers & Packaging Industry Advisor – dedicated to keeping our readers up to date on key developments in the world of mergers and acquisitions in the Containers & Packaging industry. Executive Summary The packaging...

read more

Strategic Exit Advisors Hires New Analyst

Strategic Exit Advisors (SEA) is pleased to announce that Erum Hamid, through Drexel University’s C0-OP program, has joined the firm as an Investment Banking Analyst. Curt Cyliax, Managing Director of SEA, says, “Erum brings a unique perspective to the M&A...

read more

Life Science Outsource Advisor for November 2020

SEA is pleased to provide our Life Science Outsource Advisor – dedicated to keeping our readers up to date on key developments in the world of mergers and acquisitions for outsource providers to the Life Sciences industry.   Executive Summary The Life Science industry...

read more

Strategic Exit Advisors Among the Philadelphia100®

Strategic Exit Advisors is proud to announce that we have been named #28 among the top Philadelphia100® companies. The Philadelphia 100® is run by the Entrepreneurs' Forum of Greater Philadelphia and honors the 100 fastest growing, privately held entrepreneurial...

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