Things to Watch Out For When Hiring Your M&A Firm – Part I Most people will hire an M&A firm just once in their lifetime/business career. When you do, you want to make sure you are doing the right thing in hiring the right M&A firm. Here are some things to beware of and mistakes others have made that you can … Things to Watch Out For When Hiring Your M&A Firm – Part I
Increasing Firm Value -Getting Your Financial House in Order- Many engineering and architecture firms are encouraged by improved business activity and are catching their breath after the great recession. Firms are now taking a closer look at their financials as they try to improve profitability and consider long term succession issues. It’s a great time … Increasing Firm Value – -Getting Your Financial House in Order-
We just wanted to recap some of the tidbits from previous communication to help you in the management of your practice and ongoing planning: Free Marketing Report: 50 Marketing Tactics for Engineers and Architects – email us to request this Success Story as reported by the Houston Business Journal: https://stonemillpartners.com/2015/10/success-story-as-reported-by-the-houston-business-journal/ … Stonemill Partners – Tidbits, Information, Resources, Articles
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-Is Your Practice in the Gap?- © 2015 Stonemill Partners When he made the decision to sell to Stantec in 2010, Burt Hill – CEO said it best, “We’re too big to be little, and we’re too little to be big.” Being in the middle can be difficult, just ask any middle child. … Article: Is Your Practice in the Gap?
Reason #1 – They Don’t Know Value! What the owner paid for it, what other businesses are advertised for, and what outdated rules-of-thumb (ROT!) are supposed to apply may have no relationship to today’s value. Price it too high and serious buyers won’t even look, price it too low and miss out on hard earned … 3 Reasons that an owner should not sell their own business: