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Why You Must Perform Due Diligence Before an Acquisition

This week’s post and linked full PDF are by Michael K. Menerey, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. While there are many benefits of acquiring another company, their realization is dependent on performing thorough due diligence before an acquisition. Initial enthusiasm can … Continue reading

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Why Forensic Accounting Should Be Part of M&A Due Diligence

This week’s post and linked full article are by Sherry Rahbar, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. A top priority of the merger or acquisition due diligence process is confirmation that seller representations are accurate and true. In addition to other professionals, … Continue reading

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How to Help Your Clients Vet New Clients of Their Own

This week’s post and linked full article are by William K. Thorpe, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. With the rebounding economy, many Los Angeles and Southern California businesses are bringing in new customers. But an important question needs to be asked: … Continue reading

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Referring Clients to a Financial Consulting Professional: Ten Traits to Look For

In working with clients, you may periodically determine that they need high-level financial expertise to help them resolve issues or reach targeted business objectives. A way you can help them is via a referral to a provider of financial consulting … Continue reading

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The Five Key Steps to Buying a Business

Buying a business and organic growth are the two main options when Los Angeles and Southern California executives consider ways to expand their businesses. While organic growth is usually slow and steady, acquiring a business may enable a company to … Continue reading

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Outsourced CFO Services: By Any Other Name

More Los Angles and Southern California business leaders are engaging outsourced CFO services firms to help improve financial performance, drive greater profitability and increase shareholder value. If you Google “outsourced CFO services,” you’ll see them described under many names: contract … Continue reading

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Mergers & Acquisitions: Due Diligence & Your Advisory Team

In our last article, we looked at the potential benefits of growing your company through a merger with or acquisition of another business. A merger or acquisition may enable you to achieve rapid growth very quickly when compared with organic … Continue reading

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M&A Planning: Buy-Side Due Diligence

The acquisition of a company or division can bring many benefits as well as potential downsides. For a company interested in M&A activity from the buy side, it is critically important for the acquirer or investor to conduct an extensive … Continue reading

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Planning a Business Exit – White Paper

Los Angeles business owners contemplating a business sale do not have to wait until the economy improves to achieve premium sale prices for their companies. On the contrary, many companies are in an acquisition mode right now. Strong companies with … Continue reading

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M&A Planning: Sell-Side Due Diligence

Proactive engagement in sell-side due diligence as preparation for a merger or acquisition is often a step neglected by companies approaching the market. Acquiring companies will conduct their own due diligence, and an acquisition candidate that performs its own comprehensive discovery process will be better equipped to … Continue reading

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