Selling a business is never simple. But it's far more complicated and stressful when the seller is less than fully prepared.
Particularly in times of uncertainty, small and midsize company CEOs and CFOs should be examining new strategic approaches to working capital.
For the last several decades, China has attracted production facilities across nearly every industrial sector. But as China’s cost advantages erode and trade tensions escalate, some may be having second thoughts.
Whether the goal is to find a perfect complement to a product portfolio, eliminate key competition or realize scores of synergies, proposed mergers begin...
Ultimately, CFOs must wear two hats: one for stability and control of the enterprise and the other for enabling agility and profitability in future enterprise innovation.
College Hunks Hauling Junk dealt with a recession, not striking a deal on the first ever episode of Shark Tank and numerous challenging franchising relationships in the early days. Having moved past those encounters, President and Founder Nick Friedman says the company is now a position to thrive.
CEOs should see M&A as an opportunity to use compensation as a vehicle to drive business and leadership strategies of the new combined entity.
In a move seen to be the first in a series of steps to curtail the power of proxy advisory firms, the SEC today reiterated its stance that providing advice on voting is “solicitation” under federal law and will be governed by stringent anti-fraud rules.
They call it the “deal tax”: When a public company announces a merger or acquisition, it is greeted with one, two or half a dozen lawsuits, sometimes drafted and filed within hours of the announcement.
Profitability analysis at the customer, product and market sector level is both essential to a sustainable future and the only true way to ensure your company is as profitable as it can be.