M&A professional with over a decade working in as an investment banker, I'm frequently seeing that what we do is often seen as some obscure science by many clients. Based on this assumption, I decided to start this website as a resource about the M&A world available to all so that those who wish to learn more about Mergers & Acquisitions can do so.
When You Think You’ve Hit a Wall

When You Think You’ve Hit a Wall

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We’ve discussed “Deal Fatigue” earlier and explained how it accumulates over the courses of an M&A process as a result of the complexity of these transactions. Time is passing by, what do we have to show for it? Time flies when you’re…

On Diversification and Family Businesses

On Diversification and Family Businesses

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Generating and accumulating wealth is a difficult task. It generally requires the right combination of efforts, risks and time. Preserving this wealth is a whole other set of challenges, especially for entrepreneurs who have been focused on successfully growing and managing their businesses…

Are All Companies Sellable?

Are All Companies Sellable?

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As financial advisor, I have met with numerous business owners over the past decade, sometimes on the sell-side, others on the buy-side or even pitching our services to them. Some companies just project success in everything they do. A good business model, a solid brand, numerous…

Navigating (Deal-Related) Uncertainty

Navigating (Deal-Related) Uncertainty

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Mergers & Acquisitions processes typically span across many months and require lots of attention to come through successfully. Looking at it from a sell-side perspective, from the decision to open the capital to external investors (or sell) to the closing of a…

On The Importance of a Good IT System

On The Importance of a Good IT System

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I could never stress enough the value for a company of having its accounting – and associated ledgers – in order. There are, unfortunately, still too many companies out there that operate without enough visibility, for example, not knowing in a timely…

The Too-Big-To-Fail Syndrome

The Too-Big-To-Fail Syndrome

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More often than not, disruptors on the verge of being successful are welcomed with snarky, down-putting comments from the sector’s leaders. Airbnb, for example, could probably write a book about this very topic… and, if they waited another 5 years or so,…