Why Build when YOU CAN BUY?
Noah Rosenfarb of Divestopedia sits down with John Bly, author of "Cracking the Code: An Entrepreneur’s Guide to Growing Your Business Through Mergers and Acquisitions for Pennies On The Dollar," for an intriguing discussion on acquisition growth strategies for middle market companies. In addressing build vs. buy, Bly says "Let’s say [...] you’re going to grow by hiring that next sales person and you’re going to invest $100,000 with them in the first year and if you’re lucky,
Skip the Start-up and Get Down to Business
Recently, the NY Times published an article about entrepreneurs who want a path that's "not as risky as a start-up, [and] not as safe as going the corporate path". The path; purchase a small to medium size existing business and build it out. The couple in the article left their corporate lives behind to purchase a landscaping business in Southern Maine. While buying a landscaping business doesn’t make sense for most public companies, buying existing cash flowing businesses do
OTC Acquirers - August 2015
Below is a list of OTC companies that were working on acquisitions in August of 2015. Highlights include; CRH Medical closing an exciting acquisition on August 18 and then up-listing to the NYSE Mkt on September 1, and Latitude 360, Inc. negotiating an all stock acquisition of three Revolution establishments, "an upscale bowling, dining & entertainment concept". Citadel Exploration, Inc. (OTCPINK: COIL) August 4, 2015 -- "Citadel Exploration Announces Acquisition of Kern