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Don't Forget Working Capital

Most M&A deals include working capital, current assets less current liabilities, as part of the purchase. The objective of setting an adequate target ... read more >

Does Private Equity Provide Growth?

According to the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) and the Edward Lowe Foundation, private equity drives growth in sales and jobs. The two organizations ... read more >

Due Diligence - Inventory - Keep an eye on the Details

In many acquisitions, inventory can be a significant asset. In addition, most purchase agreements contain working capital targets that get reconciled after ... read more >

Due Diligence - One Size Does Not Fit All

You just got your letter of intent signed, and the wheels are in motion to move your transaction to closing, but important decisions still need to be made. ... read more >

Proposed Lease Rules and Effects on EBITDA

New rules for accounting for leases have been proposed by the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) that will, in essence, require almost all leases to be put on the books as capital leases... read more >

Leadership in the Supply Chain Program Attracts Local Supply Chain Professionals

More than 40 local supply chain professionals gathered at the River’s Club in Pittsburgh on Tuesday, September 21, 2010 for a presentation put on by the Schneider Downs’ Business Advisors on developing a successful supply chain management program.... read more >

Completing Your M&A Deal

Any deal, whether you are on the buy side or sell side, will reach a point where the deal appears to be heading into a black hole or even the grave. At ... read more >

New M&A Deals Will be Significantly Impacted by New Accounting Rules

The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) has issued new standards that will have a significant impact not only on the way companies account for ... read more >