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The Downside of Giving a Buyer Exclusivity When Selling a Business

Ask any private equity firm or strategic acquirer about their thoughts on exclusivity and they will say it is absolutely essential in order for them to move forward on any transaction.  Their main argument being that since they are spending a significant amount of money and resources to get the deal closed they have indicated

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Why Hiring an Unconflicted Investment Bank Advisor Matters

In the M&A process, investment banks (“advisors”) are used to advise both buyers and sellers.  Advisors can choose which side they would like to work on (but not both simultaneously) and indeed most firms have acted in both capacities at some point in time.  Advising on both the buy-side and sell-side, however, poses an inherent

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Why hire an advisor when selling your company or raising capital?

Entrepreneurs often ask us the following question, “Why should I hire an advisor?” There are a multitude of reasons as to why one should hire an advisor, but the short answer is that a banker’s true value is their ability to significantly increase the purchase price and the probability of closing a successful transaction. A

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Vista Point Advisors Quarterly M&A Updates

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