“The entrepreneurial background and experience of The Forbes M+A Group’s advisors created a strong collaborative relationship. Bill and Jim were unwavering in their advocacy and personally committed to ensuring that we not only received a successful financial outcome, but that we consummated a transaction that was consistent with the long-term goals, culture and vision of the Populus team.”

– Laura Hutchings, Populus

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The Forbes M+A Group to Host "Three Successful Exits" Free Breakfast Panel

A Panel of Business Owners Will Provide Lessons Learned From Successfully Selling a Business; Event is Co-Sponsored by Eide Bailly, Kutak Rock LLP and Morgan Stanley Financial Advisors, Jon Greenfield and Shelley Ford

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Energy Central Sells TransmissionHub and GenerationHub to PennWell Corporation

Forbes Mergers & Acquisitions, a leading financial and transaction advisor, announced that Energy Central’s TransmissionHub and GenerationHub information services have been successfully acquired by PennWell Corporation. Forbes M&A senior advisors,...

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Two Bites at the Apple Seminar Recap

Last month, Forbes M&A was pleased to lead a panel of business owners and a private executive who shared their experiences with using private equity investments to exit businesses in 2 stages. This strategy, called Two Bites at the Apple, is an...

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Bob Forbes to Lead Panel at Angel Capital Summit

Bob Forbes will be leading a panel at this year's Angel Capital Summit titled "Exit Strategies." During the session, representatives from M&A, private equity and strategic acquisition backgrounds will describe how investors and entrepreneurs can...

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Value Drivers

Buying a business is all about taking calculated risks and mitigating as many of the risks as possible to maximize the opportunity for significant returns.  There are characteristics of a business that make buyers more comfortable that they will be...

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Q&A with the Experts: Adams Price

Adams Price recently joined The Forbes M+A Group as a Managing Director. With over 20 years of experience in strategic planning and execution of mergers and acquisitions, Mr. Price adds yet another layer of industry expertise to Forbes M+A’s...

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Private Equity and Venture Capital Glossary

Acquisition – The process of taking over a controlling interest in another company. Acquisition also describes any deal where the bidder ends up with 50 per cent or more of the company taken over.

Acquisition finance – Companies often need to use...

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Two Bites at the Apple

A private equity recapitalization, “recap”, or “2-stage deal” is a financial vehicle that is being increasingly used by savvy business owners to both fund growth and hedge risk.  As an owner of a privately-held business, you can use a recap to:

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Are Acquisitions Part of Your Company's Growth Plan?

Odds are the answer is yes. In the first half of 2012, thousands of merger and acquisition deals were announced globally, worth more than $900 billion. And this was a slow year. Predictions are that 2013 will be even more active as companies that...

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Jenner LLC Acquires Illumen

Greenwood Village, CO (January 29, 2013) – Forbes Mergers & Acquisitions, a leading financial and transaction advisor, today announced that Jenner LLC has acquired the assets of Illumen, a leading IT managed services provider serving companies in...

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