ARTICLES

January 24, 2023
Choosing a Business Broker

Problems to be Aware of When Choosing a Business Broker

Working with a business broker can be a valuable asset when selling a business. A business broker is a professional who helps to facilitate the sale […]
December 21, 2022
Essential Considerations When Selling Your Business

Essential Considerations When Selling Your Business

Do you want to sell your business? Whether you are a serial entrepreneur or a first-time seller, it’s essential to understand the process of selling a […]
December 19, 2022
Reasonable in Due Diligence Requests

What Requests are Reasonable in Due Diligence for M&A

Mergers and acquisitions are high-stakes transactions that require a great deal of due diligence. As part of the process, buyers and sellers must ensure that all […]
December 12, 2022
Guide to Stock Purchase Agreements

A Guide to Stock Purchase Agreements

You have a business, and it appears things are going great for you. You may be considering the next steps for finance and expansion. One of […]
December 12, 2022
Due Diligence Checklist for Buyers

M&A Due Diligence Checklist for Buyers

A “due diligence” method enables a potential client or investor to gather more information about a company before finalizing a purchase or investment. Due diligence is […]
December 12, 2022
Asset Purchase Agreements

An Overview of Asset Purchase Agreements

Asset purchase agreements are essential documents for any business transaction involving the transfer of assets from one person to another. Whether you are selling or buying […]
December 12, 2022
Choosing an M&A Lawyer

Important Considerations When Choosing an M&A Lawyer

Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) transactions are complex, costly, and time-consuming. Therefore, choosing an M&A lawyer specializing in this field is critical and can help guide you […]
December 9, 2022
Acquiring a Business

Key Things Buyers Look for When Acquiring a Business

Acquiring a business is exciting and complex. It involves various steps and considerations that can impact the company’s future. As an acquirer, it’s essential to understand […]
December 9, 2022
buying a business

Essential Items to Ask for When Purchasing a Business

Purchasing a business can be a thrilling and rewarding experience, but it’s essential to ensure you have all your bases covered before you take the plunge. […]
December 5, 2022
M&A Cybersecurity

M&A Cybersecurity: Best Practices and Critical Considerations

Many firms are currently planning mergers and acquisitions as executives seek growth following the pandemic slowdown and as new approaches to business development. However, due to […]
December 5, 2022
tracking synergy

Tracking Synergies in M&A: Why is Synergy Important?

Understanding the many forms of synergies in acquisitions and mergers, analyzing them on paper, and optimizing them once the contract is completed is essential for getting […]
November 13, 2022
M&A Lawyer

What Does an M&A Lawyer Do?

Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) are complicated matters. You need to make sure that the company you’re buying is worth what it’s selling for, as well as […]
October 21, 2022

Asset Sales vs. Stock Sales – Comparisons and Key Differences

Asset sales and stock sales are both types of transactions that businesses can use to raise capital. However, the two differ greatly in terms of the […]
October 21, 2022
selling company

Best Practices for Preparing a Company for a Future Sale

For anyone who has put so much effort, selling their own company is the most difficult decision to make. . Here are some best practices for […]
October 21, 2022

Frequently Asked Questions About Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A)

Mergers or Acquisitions? What is the precise word? What are the differences between the two? Which is better? There are many similar questions and today we […]
October 21, 2022

What Is EBITDA?

When you are looking for a capital-structure-neutral earnings indication you look for EBITDA. So what is EBITDA after all? EBITDA does not account for how a […]
October 21, 2022
company deals

Types of Business Acquisitions to Know

There are various types of business acquisitions. Acquisitions are a part of every business’s life cycle. They are the means by which companies can expand their […]
October 21, 2022
Acquisitions guide

Mergers and Acquisitions- A Comprehensive Guide

Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) is a common practice in business. They help companies to grow, expand their markets, and improve their profitability. In this article, we […]
October 21, 2022
business worth calculation

How do I Know What my Business is Worth

When purchasing or selling a business, the most critical question is how much it is worth. No formula can accurately assess each private company. The seller […]
October 21, 2022
private equity

What is a Private Equity Company?

Private equity company is very popular when it comes to investments. The total assets of all Private equity companies in 2019 the USA were approximately $3.9 […]
October 21, 2022
Private Equity

Selling to Private Equity? Read Pros and Cons

There may be a huge net benefit to shareholders in the long run, but it often comes at the expense of employee pain, which never looks […]
October 5, 2022

11 Steps To Sell Your Business

There are a lot of processes involved when planning to sell an entire business. It is of the utmost importance that you take the proper steps […]
July 28, 2022

Pros and Cons of a Dedicated BIN: How it Affects My Merchant Portfolio

Merchants have had to rely on bank reports organized around the Bank Identification Number (BIN) because they were unaware of payment analytics. To understand how BINs […]
July 28, 2022

How Integrated POS and Infrastructure Increases Acquirer Valuations

It’s not difficult to see the appeal of modern systems for business as it has become a critical component for any business in the merchant world. […]
June 24, 2022

Who Owns the Merchant Relationships in My Merchant Portfolio? What Does This Mean for My Business?

In the bankcard industry, there is one question that to this day still has a very complicated answer: who owns the merchant relationships in a portfolio? […]
June 24, 2022

How do Agent Relationships Affect the Value of My Merchant Portfolio?

When considering merchant portfolio valuation, acquirers and sellers tend to focus on the risk factor, the size of the portfolio, or the type of merchants in […]
June 23, 2022

How do Large Merchants Affect the Value of My ISO or Merchant Portfolio?

When you want to expand your merchant portfolio, you should evaluate all factors that could affect your portfolio valuation. One such factor that many fail to […]
June 2, 2022

What Fees Add to the Value of My Merchant Services Portfolio?

There are a lot of questions in the air when it comes to determining the value of a merchant portfolio, whether it involves buying or selling. […]
June 2, 2022

Purchasing Merchant Portfolio Residuals: Does Geography Matter? Where Can I Find Them?

The merchant portfolio residuals market is actually quite large. The truth is that there are a lot of investors looking to invest through merchant ISOs, portfolios, […]
June 2, 2022

How Much Is a Merchant Portfolio Worth?

Valuation is a critical aspect to be considered when it comes to ISOs and merchants’ portfolios. In some cases, this process has to be carried out […]
June 2, 2022

Residuals: What they Are and How They Are Calculated on My Merchant Portfolio

Residuals are the driving factor behind the Independent Sales Organization (ISO), which assists processors in dealing with millions of merchants worldwide. Despite their significance, residuals have […]
June 2, 2022

Important Considerations When Buying a BankCard ISO or Merchant Processing Portfolio

Purchasing a portfolio is not a walk in the park. A lot of details go into the making of a portfolio, and sometimes the minor details […]