Category: Selling a Business

A question I am most often asked by business owners is “What makes Merit Harbor Group different?” Indeed, it is a fair question to ask. After all, with the plethora of investment banks out there, what makes any of them stand out from the rest? Perhaps our biggest differentiating factor involves our process. Due to […]

Apple Sauce  Last week my financial advisor suggested I buy some Apple stock so I picked up a few shares. Then this happened: This graph illustrates two things: 1. Never ask me for a stock tip. 2. Companies trade on the future, not the past Today the S&P 500 is trading at around 7.5 times […]

Three metrics for both public and private Middle Market companies drive acquisition value: Growth – Historical revenue growth rate and consistency of growth. Earnings – Acquiring companies buy streams of cash flows/profits. Size – The larger the firm the better (more reliable cash flows/less perceived risk). There is no secret sauce or formula as to […]

Grow Fast & Exit Profitably!™ Interviewer: Mark Soupiset Participant: Craig Dickens: Principal / M&A Advisor | One Accord ______________________________________________________________ Hi and thank you for joining us for this episode of Mid-Market Update. I am your Host Mark Soupiset. We are joined again today by Certified M&A Advisor and One Accord Principal Craig Dickens. Mark: Craig […]