M&A Advice

M&A Advice

The Mergers & Acquisitions marketplace is becoming increasingly complicated to navigate. A successful approach to M&A includes analyzation and assessment of the business, location and screening of buyers or sellers, negotiation of favorable transaction details, and successful navigation of the complex closing process.

Below is a large collection of resources and M&A advice to help you better understand, navigate through, and succeed in today’s mergers and acquisitions marketplace. The library covers everything you need to complete a successful deal: analyzation, due diligence, negotiation tactics, deal structure, and planning.

As one of the nation’s most trusted mergers and acquisition advisory firms, Grimes, McGovern, & Associates offers buy-side, sell-side, appraisal and assessment, and advisory services to clients across the globe.

As always, if you have a question about selling your business, any aspect of the deal making process, or are unsure about your appraisal assessment or deal structure, our team of industry experts is here to help. Give us a call at (212) 255-9700 or fill out our “Ask the Experts” form.

Process Makes Perfect — Quick musings from the CEO’s desk

10 Factors That Will Make Your Business’s Value Soar

How Acquisitions Add Value To Your Company Before a Sale

7 Negotiation Techniques Every Small Business Owner Should Know

Addition by Subtraction: A Formula for Increasing the Value of a Business

8 Essential Tactics for M&A Negotiations

Conducting Quality of Earnings Due Diligence

9 Best Practices To Improve the Odds of M&A Success

Beware the Corporate Deal-Wrecker

Critical Factors to Consider When Managing an M&A Deal Team

C vs S Corp Deals-Buyer And Seller Beware…

How to Plan an Acquisition

6 Steps for family business succession

10 Dirty Negotiation Tactics and How-to-Beat-Them

Workable Tips on Working Capital

Selling Your Business: Checklist for a Smooth Closing

Seller Financing. How the Seller Can Protect its Own Money

Dealing With the Deferred Subscription Issues

Buy-Sell Agreements: The Importance of Writing Them Right

Due Diligence: Learn From the Past, but Look Toward the Future

How To: Price and Finance a Business Purchase

How To: Close the Deal When Buying a Business

A Must Read…The nine deadly sins of negotiating a deal

Why a Seller Might Select One Bid Over Another

How to Get Deals Done in a Changing Marketplace

Negotiating Your Way To A Great Deal

Seller Financing Basics…A Primer For Buyers and Sellers

Primer: Business Sellers Increasingly Play Banker

Is Seller Financing For You?

Forget The Asking Price of A Business For Sale!!

Why buyers should give sellers a stake in the deal

A sense of worth: Figuring business valuations is more than a numbers game

M&A deal structure: Basics for buyers and sellers

Staying power: Buyers Can Benefit When Sellers Take A Postsale Role

What Happens When Deals Die

6 Things To Know About Buy-Sell Agreements

20 M&A Mistakes to Avoid

Avoid These 7 Mistakes When Selling Your Business

How Do You Know When a Buyer Is Wasting Your Time?



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