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What Every CEO Needs to Know About Mergers and Acquisitions

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What Every CEO Needs  to Know About  Mergers and Acquisitions

CEO Advisor, Inc. has decades of experience in mergers and acquisitions (M&A). The following are some need to know factors about valuation and M&A. EBITDA Multiples Drive Acquisition Deal Prices Most acquisition deals are valued off of financial metrics and completed deal comparables. EBITDA, or Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation and Amortization, is the...
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Top 10 Reasons Why Not to Sell Your Business On Your Own

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Top 10 Reasons Why Not to Sell Your Business On Your Own

CEOs and business owners are a motivated, driven, self-sufficient group. You have built your business by doing things your way and learning how to save money along the way. You’ve also developed a lot of self-confidence and feel that you can do almost anything. But when it comes to selling a business that you’ve...
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Planning, Forecasting and Goal Setting for 2020

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Planning, Forecasting and Goal Setting for 2020

October, November and December should be your planning months to prepare for 2020 and maximize your opportunity for success. Planning, forecasting and goal setting are critical to any company, large or small. CEO Advisor, Inc. works with CEOs, presidents and business owners of small and mid-size companies on strategy, growth, funding, mergers and acquisitions...
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7 Rules When Selling a Business to a Strategic Buyer

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7 Rules When Selling a Business to a Strategic Buyer

It can be very appealing for a CEO or business owner to sell their business on their own to a strategic buyer, especially when the CEO has been approached by the strategic buyer. There are other options to selling your business such as selling to a Private Equity firm, but we are going to...
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CEO Advisor, Inc. Advises Q-Vio, LLC on its Sale to Orbit International

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CEO Advisor, Inc. Advises Q-Vio, LLC on its Sale to Orbit International

Q-Vio Specializes in the Design and Enhancement of LCD Display Modules   Newport Beach, CA – CEO Advisor, Inc. (www.CEOAdvisor.com), a Newport Beach, CA business consulting and M&A Advisory firm, has advised Q-Vio, LLC, a leader in the enhancement of LCD display modules, on its sale to Orbit International Corp. (“Orbit”) (OTC:ORBT), an electronics...
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Optimizing the Price and Timing When Selling Your Business

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Optimizing the Price and Timing When Selling Your Business

Selling a business is serious business and is the most popular exit strategy for CEOs and business owners. Following these tips for selling a business will help to ensure that you secure the best price and that your business sells. CEO Advisor, Inc. has tremendous experience in selling companies, and you should seek advice...
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Improving Business Performance

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Improving Business Performance

CEO Advisor can help you assess and address your business needs hands-on. It’s easy to focus only on the day-to-day running of your business, especially in the early stages. But once your business is an established company, it is critical to focus on longer-term strategic planning. You need to set Business Goals, Sales Goals,...
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10 Critical Questions to Ask Prior to Selling Your Company

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10 Critical Questions to Ask Prior to Selling Your Company

CEO Advisor can help you assess and address your business needs hands-on. It’s easy to focus only on the day-to-day running of your business, especially in the early stages. But once your business is an established company, it is critical to focus on longer-term strategic planning. You need to set Business Goals, Sales Goals,...
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Top 10 Reasons Tech Companies Fail

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Top 10 Reasons Tech Companies Fail

When you evaluate the management practices of hundreds of technology companies, here are the primary reasons they fail. Evaluate your own management decisions and practices and seek help from a business consultant or business advisor to address your specific needs. 1. Lack of Market Focus Emerging technology companies often do anything possible to generate...
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The Role of Consultants: Excerpts from “The Private Equity Handbook”

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The Role of Consultants: Excerpts from “The Private Equity Handbook”

Per the CEO of a Private Equity-backed Company: I have to say that my own personal opinion of consultants has changed dramatically over the last two decades. As a young guy, I used to joke with a bit of arrogance, “If you can’t do, teach or consult.” Since then, I have totally changed my...
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