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Is a Joint Venture Right for Your Company?

This week’s article is by John W. Braine, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. With economic optimism on the upswing, many executives are revisiting and launching growth initiatives like mergers, acquisitions and IPOs. Another growth initiative worthy of consideration is a joint … Continue reading

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Should You Opt for an IPO?

This week’s article is by Arthur F. Rothberg, Managing Director, CFO Edge, LLC. While the allure of an IPO – offering shares to employees, a cash windfall and media attention – is attractive and powerful, many more factors go into … Continue reading

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When Should You Outsource vs. Do Work In-House?

This week’s post and linked full PDF are by Sherry Rahbar, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. Given outsourcing’s potential benefits and “gig economy” trending, executives are more frequently looking at when they should outsource vs. do work in-house. The use of … Continue reading

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Centralized vs. Decentralized Organizational Structure

This week’s post and linked full PDF are by Sherry Rahbar, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. Weighing the relative merits of a centralized vs. decentralized organizational structure is important as the outcome forms the basic business framework and how decisions will … Continue reading

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Should You Consider Growth Through Acquisition?

There are two primary ways that CEOs and CFOs can grow their businesses. One is by increasing sales, a strategy that is often referred to as internal or “organic” growth. The other is by buying or acquiring another business. One … Continue reading

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The Pros and Cons of Going Public

The allure of an initial public offering (or IPO) for CEOs and CFOs can be strong as going public may represent the chance to cash in on a lifetime of hard work spent building a company, or to raise a … Continue reading

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