Selling an ESOP-owned Company

29th June 2020

BCC Advisers, USA - There have been numerous studies outlining the benefits of selling a company to an employee stock ownership plan (ESOP). Whether it is securing the legacy of the business, improving employee retention and productivity, or tax benefits, there are a variety of reasons business owners use ESOPs as an exit strategy.

There will be major value deals in the real estate market in the last 2 quarters

21st June 2020

Asia Business Builders, Vietnam - The consulting entities now have a more important role in modelling the expected cash flows from a given real estate asset as Covid-19 is likely to impact consumer behavior in the longer run (perhaps less crowded retail outlets as a result of consumers being more socially distanced / slower growth in purchasing pow...

Can Higher Education Remain Status Quo Once COVID-19 is Contained?

7th June 2020

MHT Partners, USA - The coronavirus pandemic is accelerating change across nearly every sector of the economy from healthcare to retail. The same is true for education as colleges and universities have been forced to transition to online learning and rely on technology as the sole means for instruction. One question that students and spectators ali...

COVID-19 & IT Services: Cyber Security & Cloud Expertise are Paramount

2nd June 2020

MHT Partners, USA -The COVID-19 pandemic is causing a huge spike in the number of at-home workers. Estimates show that two thirds of the U.S. workforce now work remotely, and this number is expected to remain steady through April and potentially May.(1) In turn, this has put extreme pressure on internet bandwidth. During the month of March, global ...
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Due Diligence Preparation

20th May 2020

BCC Advisers, USA - One of the most important and often most tedious aspect of a business sale is the due diligence process. Buyers use this process to verify that information used in their evaluation to date is consistent and accurate. Revelations of accounting issues, missing contracts, or other red flags can lead to a renegotiated purchase price...

The need for measured optimism post COVID-19

19th May 2020

AFG Venture Group, Australia - When I was first asked to write an article on optimism, it was pre COVID-19 lockdown and the world was a different place. In present time it seems that Australia has managed to ‘flatten the curve’ of the growth of the virus. Whilst daily we see and hear of job losses and business closures, we do not know what th...