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Tax Credits & Incentives: Are You Missing The Boat?

Half of the nearly 3,000 US federal, state and local tax credits and incentives go unclaimed, and it pays to learn how well your company is capturing these opportunities.

Fred Stiftel Corporate Finance May 11 2011

10 Companies with the Biggest Cash Stockpiles in America

Writing in Seeking Alpha, investment analyst and newsletter author David Sterman identifies 10 companies that are sitting on significant cash piles. Stunned to find how much some companies were sitting on, he says in some instances, these companies have such a large amount of cash that it equals or surpasses what some countries produce in terms of annual economic activity (GDP).

ChiefExecutive.net CEO Briefing Newsletter , Corporate Finance October 4 2012

4 Secrets of Great Deal Makers: Making the Most of M&A Deals

What is it that separates winners from losers in M&A transactions? To get a grip on the answer, Chief Executive turned to some of the world’s top dealmakers.

Russ Banham Corporate Finance , Mergers & Acquisitions April 16 2012

5 Advantages That Flow from Consistent Investor Communications

A serial entrepreneur and angel investor tells how consistent communication and strong relationships with investors will make it easier for executives to raise capital and leverage investor resources for their company’s growth.

Patrick Hull CEO Briefing Newsletter , Corporate Finance September 27 2012

5 Steps to Consider Before Selling Your Business

You worked your entire life with your blood, sweat and tears to create a viable business that you can be proud to say you were a part of something larger than yourself. For multiple reasons, such as family, health, age or interest, you have decided to sell your business. Now what do you do?

Dan Young CEO Briefing Newsletter , Corporate Finance , Selling A Business June 27 2013

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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Adding Up the Numbers: How to Measure M&A Success

How does one define M&A success? Chief Executive reached out to two respected corporate performance consultancies—EVA Dimensions and Applied Finance Group—and put the question to them.

Russ Banham Corporate Finance , Mergers & Acquisitions April 16 2012

After the Fall

Whatever emerges from the fiscal cliff, it’s certain taxes will go up. There’s a certain amount of relief that something has been done. But let’s not delude ourselves. This deal is not good for the economy as it doesn’t do anything to cap the burden of government spending. Nor does it reform entitlement programs. Now for the bad news.

ChiefExecutive.net CEO Briefing Newsletter , Corporate Finance January 3 2013
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Anatomy of an Asymmetrical Acquisition

Why bigger companies are targeting smaller company acquisitions—and how they make them work.

Dale Buss Corporate Finance , Mergers & Acquisitions November 2 2010

Bankruptcies Can Give Businesses a Fresh Start

Proactive bankruptcy can help a firm restructure its business and allow it to return to profitability sooner than it might otherwise be possible. Here’s how it works.

Dave Spargo Corporate Finance June 1 2012

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