Josh McCarter, the founder and CEO of Booker, talks about about selling the business to competitor Mindbody and why this was the best course of action.
In the age of Amazon, companies need to be intelligent, agile, automated and on the cloud. But building this kind of operation isn’t easy, and mergers, acquisitions and divestitures are becoming a strategic tool of choice for companies to buy their way into the model.
Founder-CEOs might have a hard time letting go of their baby, but when it’s time to sell, it’s time. Here are five tips on selling your company.
In the idiosyncratic ski resort business—uniquely vulnerable to the whims of Mother Nature—size really matters. This is a challenge the CEO of Alterra Mountain Co. knows all too well, as the company runs 12 ski properties and works with 14 resort partners.
Integrating cultures in the context of an acquisition or merger is fraught with challenges.
Don Daseke is CEO of Daseke Inc., a $1.2-billion, Dallas-based leader in the open-bed trucking industry that owns and operates 16 firms across the country. He’s made it the largest player in the industry in just nine years of building it.
Robert Chapman heads one of America’s most acquisitive companies, and even after 100 purchases, the CEO of Barry-Wehmiller has no intention of slowing down.
Asking "What if?" can bring clarity to M&A decisions that can be challenging with conflicting objectives.
For David J. Morse, president at acquisition specialist/consultant Growth Paradigm LLC, transparency is critical when finalizing M&A deals.
Even in retirement, CEOs that turn to angel investment to support start-ups can be instrumental in providing more jobs, wealth for economies and social justice.