Monthly Archives: September 2012

The Current State of the Small Business Mergers & Acquisitions Market

Recently, I had the opportunity to hear Bob Goldsmith speak on the current state of the M&A market for small business. Bob is President and CEO of BCMS Corporate, LLC, a leading international sell-side advisor and investment banker to closely-held, middle-market companies having closed over 140 transactions worldwide in the last three years.…

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Fast Growing Companies

If you have not already picked up your copy of the September issue of Inc. magazine, then I would encourage you to do so.  It is a special double issue that features the 31st annual listing of the 500 fastest growing companies ( Incidentally, our firm, B2B CFO®, made the Inc.…

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Exit Plans, Buy-Sell Agreements, and Other Petards

A petard is an explosive device formerly used in warfare to blow in a door or gate, or blow a hole in a wall when breaching a fortification.  It was often placed in a tunnel with a gate or door at one end. Our quaint expression, “hoist with his own petard”, made popular by Hamlet, describes the case where the one who placed the petard was inadvertently sent flying by its explosion.…

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Morgan Stanley Smith Barney Announces Alliance with B2B CFO

Morgan Stanley Smith Barney Announces Alliance with B2B   CFO

Professional alliance offers more holistic approach for business owners

Sep 6 2012 | New York

 
Morgan Stanley Smith Barney has   announced a new national alliance with B2B CFO, the largest CFO services firm   in the United States.  This agreement provides an innovative blueprint   for a coordinated effort to meet both the corporate and personal wealth   management needs of privately held businesses and their owners.


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Who is your Navigator?

Does your business have a Navigator?  I hope so or you could be headed for serious trouble.  On the other hand your business may be safe.  Here is the problem.  You don’t know without a Navigator.  Why is a Navigator so essential?  Navigation is a “field of study that focuses on the process of monitoring and controlling the movement of a craft or vehicle from one place to another. …

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