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Six Avoidable M&A Mistakes

What not to do to make the most of your acquisition opportunities.

Russ Banham Corporate Finance , Corporate Finance , Mergers & Acquisitions , Small Business , Small Business September 2 2010

Fixing Big Finance

The real solutions for financial-industry failure.

Nicole Gelinas Corporate Finance , Global Business April 23 2010
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Is Risk Management an Oxymoron?

Current methods focus more on accounting for losses rather than preventing them.

Allan D. Grody Risk Management/Insurance , Strategy January 21 2010
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Finding Funding

Without easy access to bank credit lines, CEOs of companies that were not already well-capitalized must get resourceful to find the necessary cash to operate. While access to capital isn’t exactly quick and easy, there are a number of ways for solid mid-size companies to ease cash flow even in the current financial freeze.

C.J. Prince Corporate Finance , Governance/Compliance , Strategy April 14 2009

Financing in a Financially Unfriendly world

In less than six months, Wall Street saw six top-tier banks and financial institutions perish or merge and the consolidation [...]

Jennifer Pellet Corporate Finance January 30 2009

The Significance of Marketing in Challenging Times

While most of the companies are busy cutting cost and downsizing budgets owing to the current economic crisis, industry pundits [...]

Fayazuddin A Shirazi Budgeting , Marketing & Sales , Strategy November 26 2008

The Private M&A

Limited research has not yet suitably explained why private companies would sell under disadvantageous terms. Among existing empirical studies, some fail to provide adequate support to explain the phenomenon, while others suggest there is more to the problem.

Laurence Capron Corporate Finance , Mergers & Acquisitions October 8 2008

Time to Invest in Early-Stage Fund

  Encouraged by declining operating costs in financing startup companies, venture capital firms and angel investors feel the current economic [...]

Fayazuddin A Shirazi Capital , Corporate Finance October 1 2008

How to Use Investment Bankers

Notwithstanding all talk about their gargantuan bonuses, investment bankers evince no chagrin about the fees they charge. They unabashedly retort [...]

Robert Lawrence Kuhn Corporate Finance , Leadership & Strategy April 3 2007

A Philosophy of Investment Banking

Investment banking is the business of money. Its primary purpose is to link users of capital with providers of capital, [...]

Robert Lawrence Kuhn Corporate Finance , Leadership & Strategy April 3 2007

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