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Merger & consolidation cabability added to DealSense®

For Immediate Release Phoenix, AZ (July 28, 2011) – MoneySoft, Inc. today announced that a new module called MergerSense™ has been added to its DealSense valuation and business acquisition software system. The new system was released at the Alliance of Merger and Acquisition Advisors’ Summer Conference in Chicago, IL. MergerSense guides a business buyer through […]

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When is the Right Time to Sell a Business?

From time-to-time many owners find themselves thinking about selling their business and cashing out. Thoughts of selling can be stimulated by a variety of factors. Regardless of the reason, an owner needs to pause and ask if now is the right time to sell the business. How does an owner determine if the time is […]

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Overpayment Trap Contributes to M&A Failure

The factors that contribute to M&A failure have been a topic of a growing number of studies conducted over the last few decades. The results of these studies have appeared in the financial press as well as materials prepared by consultants. The source, methodologies used and specifics of these studies are a subject in and […]

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Forget About EBITDA

Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation and Amortization (EBITDA) gained prominence within the LBO community during the 1980s because it represented a number that could be used to determine the gross dollars that could be made available to service acquisition debt. At that time, EBITDA was more relevant because the deal criteria of the typical LBO […]

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