Entries by Louis Cionci

Exit Strategies Group Advises on Successful Sale of MSM Inc.

Exit Strategies Group, Inc. is pleased to announce that it recently served as exclusive M&A advisor to the owners of Maintenance Supplies and Marketing, Inc. (MSM), a facilities maintenance supplies distributor serving Northern California, on their successful sale to BradyIFS, a leading distributor of foodservice disposables and janitorial/sanitation (“JanSan”) products. Deal terms were not disclosed. […]

Ten Commandments of Successful Business Exits

Business owners contemplating a sale may be asking the question: What are the most important principles to achieve a successful business exit? Listed below are ten practical directives to help you make better exit planning decisions and achieve a successful sale. I. I shall plan ahead. II. I shall not depend on miracles III. I […]

Selling Your Business in the Covid-19 Era

Business owners contemplating a sale may be asking the question: Is this a good time to sell my business or do I need to wait until the Covid-19 economic disruption is over? Let’s explore three interrelated factors to help an owner answer that question for their situation. Market Conditions Are their buyers for my business […]

Business Sale Planning – How CPA’s Can Help

Exiting right requires early planning and help from a team of advisors that is often formed by a company’s CPA. In our work as M&A brokers, business owners often come to us emotionally ready to sell but unrealistic about the value and condition of their business. And frequently they are out of time or unwilling to […]

What are the current expectations for interest rates?

One of the important factors that effect business value is macroeconomic conditions which include interest rates and the cost of capital. Business owners who want to know what is going to happen to interest rates should be aware of new leadership at the Federal Reserve. On February 5, 2018, Jerome “Jay” H. Powell took the […]