Highlights from the ESOP Conference

Eager lenders, rising values, helpful legislation all contribute to a compelling environment for ESOPs. Subsequently, this is a terrific environment for business owners to consider an ESOP as a liquidity strategy. Credit is plentiful and recent relief on S-Corp. restrictions…

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Personal vs. Business Goodwill

“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Goodwill Allocation – the issues. In today’s active M&A market, one issue acquiring companies should carefully consider is the proper and efficient allocation of goodwill associated with the purchase of…

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The Time is Right for ESOPs

In today’s business climate, business owners considering liquidity are facing challenging times in the marketplace. The reason: fewer buyers, with those active in the marketplace being more discerning in their acquisitions. In addition, businesses are receiving lower valuations compared to…

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An Acquisition Friendly Environment

Opportunity knocks, but doesn’t always answer to its name. — Mason Cooley As our national economy struggles to regain its stride, it has created an environment that is fortuitous for some and perilous for others. Just like public companies, private company…

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