Businesses and private equity funds have long dominated the mergers & acquisitions (M&A) world. Recently, however, a new player is emerging in a big way — the Family Office.
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.
Think Past FutureFirst and foremost, we hope this finds you and those you love healthy. This is an unprecedented time for all of us, and it is during times like this that it can be very difficult to think ahead into the future.
In general, there are two types of buyers in a business sale: strategic and financial. Because the buyer types’ strategic objectives, financial goals and cultural fits with organizations differ, it is critical to understand which buyers best suit for your business sale goals.
Buying a business can be intimidating. After all, you need to make many decisions, without having all the necessary information up front.