The Customer Due Diligence is often overlooked or afforded less importance in an acquisition due diligence; yet a company's customers are probably one of its most important assets. In addition to being the ‘raison d’être’ …Read this publication
EBITDA multiple valuation is one of the most commonly used methods in determining enterprise value. As you may remember from our newsletter, “What your business is worth”, there are three main valuation metrics used to value …Read this publication
When a business is bought or sold it is understood that the assets and certain liabilities shall include a minimum amount working capital at closing (the “Minimum Working Capital”, the “Working Capital Threshold” or the “Working …Read this publication
Cafa is approached on a weekly basis by individuals, private equity firms, search funds, wealthy investors, family offices and even sovereign wealth funds, asking if we have any companies for sale. Cafa is approached on a …Read this publication
Over the years we have found that many people who acquire businesses rarely plan adequately for the day after the closing; all too often they end up losing momentum and opportunities. Our observation parallels continued research …Read this publication
Navigating through the sale or purchase of a business for the first time can be a daunting task.Read this publication
Entrepreneurs often wonder if they’re really doing all they can to ensure their new venture will be successful. We all know that success is the product of proper planning and execution which are unfortunately subjected to …Read this publication
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