The Market Pulse for the second quarter gives insights into Covid-19's impact on the transaction market and the recovery of impacted businesses. This is a quarterly survey conducted by M&A Source and the IBBA detailing the level of M&A activity among Main Street and Lower Middle market businesses, which is derived from input from over 400 M&A professionals.
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Like many of us whose businesses are tied to the vagaries of the M&A transaction market, we are keenly interested in how transaction professionals are currently viewing it. While holed up in my home office over the last couple of months, I’ve had the opportunity to better connect with many of them (Zoom has been [...]
In my last post, I wrote that while it may not be the best time to sell a business, it is a great time to work on a business. The work I am suggesting does not even require a lot of money but instead just a commitment of time and staff. Almost all companies manage [...]
New Haven, CT, April 16, 2020 – VR Mergers & Acquisitions (“VR”) in New Haven, received honors from the VR Corporate Awards Ceremony for their performance in 2019. The New Haven office competes with over 45 other independently owned VR offices worldwide, and garnered awards for the #4 Office for transaction fees generated and Jeff Swiggett, [...]
Like everyone, I am focused on the Coronavirus epidemic and the threat it poses to all of us. Fortunately, I can say that my wife and I are doing as well as can be expected in self-isolation at our home in Madison, CT, and our kids are all healthy. I hope this is the case [...]
New Haven, CT – VR Business Sales – Mergers & Acquisitions, Marcum LLP, and the Law Firm of Zangari Cohn Cuthbertson Duhl & Grello P.C. released the 2019 Year End Report of the CT Business Owners Exit Planning Survey. The Connecticut Business Owners Exit Planning Survey was created to measure how well owners are prepared for an [...]
New Haven, CT, October 10, 2019 – VR Mergers & Acquisitions (“VR”), a Connecticut business brokerage firm serving business owners in the Northeast, is pleased to announce the closing of the sale of the MAZ Group of West Hartford to StaffWorks. StaffWorks is a recruiting and staffing firm located in Seymour, CT. The MAZ Group [...]
As a business owner, you will eventually come face to face with choosing a transitional path for your business. The options will vary based on the nature of your financial standing and mental readiness. These will largely dictate what exit strategy you should pursue. The matrix below can help you figure this out. [...]
When it's time to consider a sale, most small business owners have two objectives – a timely deal and an attractive price. Sometimes, however, these goals aren't in harmony. Sellers with a "sell my business fast" mentality may settle for less, while those who aim to maximize value may struggle to close their deal. So [...]