May Deal Announcement

Quantive's client Marlin Ventures was acquired by Consortium…

Episode #2: Interview with Katy Herr

We sat down with Katy Herr of Audacia Strategies to discuss how…

March Deal Announcements

It's been a big month!  Two deal announcements for closings…

What 2019 Means for Exit Planning: Is now the time to sell?

Heading into 2019 we are at a bit of a crossroads. With 36 consecutive…

Episode #1: Interview with Chris Snider

I had a chance to chat with Chris Snider of the Exit Planning…

The Buy-Sell Agreement: 9 reasons you need one

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When forming a business, one of the first things every entrepreneur…

How Shareholder Compensation Affects Value

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Question:  What's the going rate to hire a business owner these…

Exit Planning: When to Engage a Business Valuation

If you are considering selling your company step 1 should be…

Thoughts on Exiting the Business (aka Work the Plan)

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Here's a quick one: A common objection we see from owners exploring…

Understanding Terms: Main Street vs. Middle Market

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We often throw around the terms “middle market,” “lower…

Using a Valuation for a Shareholder Buyout

Shareholder buyouts occur frequently in closely held businesses…

Growth: Turn Down for What?

We spend a lot of time talking (and talking, and talking) about…

Understanding Seller's Discretionary Earnings

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So you've heard someone throwing around the term "Seller's Discretionary…

On Playing Offense

“…Whatever Someone Is Willing to Pay” A phrase we hear…