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Tenderizing

Watch a climbing stage of the Tour de France bike race and you’ll see the world’s best cyclists performing a cat-and-mouse game as they ascend a mountain pass on an 8-10% grade. One climber will pull away from the relative safety of the pack, exposing them to the wind, only to be caught by the peloton a few seconds later.

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How to Avoid Getting Carved Up by an Acquirer

Streaming services like ESPN+, Disney Plus, and Netflix have risen to prominence in part because cable providers have been holding their customers hostage for decades.
If you wanted to get ESPN in the old days, you had to subscribe to a cable package of six hundred useless channels with nothing but bad sitcoms and crappy reruns.

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Eight Key Drivers of Company Value: Financial Performance

A financial acquirer sees buying a business as paying today for a stream of profits in the future, which is why companies are generally bought and sold using a multiple of earnings. But focusing on your multiple is a little bit like a hypertensive person focusing on his or her blood pressure report. To really understand the number and to move it up or down, you must understand the calculations.

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Tenderizing

Watch a climbing stage of the Tour de France bike race and you’ll see the world’s best cyclists performing a cat-and-mouse game as they ascend a mountain pass on an 8-10% grade. One climber will pull away from the relative safety of the pack, exposing them to the wind, only to be caught by the peloton a few seconds later.

Read More ›

How to Avoid Getting Carved Up by an Acquirer

Streaming services like ESPN+, Disney Plus, and Netflix have risen to prominence in part because cable providers have been holding their customers hostage for decades.
If you wanted to get ESPN in the old days, you had to subscribe to a cable package of six hundred useless channels with nothing but bad sitcoms and crappy reruns.

Read More ›

Eight Key Drivers of Company Value: Financial Performance

A financial acquirer sees buying a business as paying today for a stream of profits in the future, which is why companies are generally bought and sold using a multiple of earnings. But focusing on your multiple is a little bit like a hypertensive person focusing on his or her blood pressure report. To really understand the number and to move it up or down, you must understand the calculations.

Read More ›

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