Tag : EBITDA

M&A: What Are Earn-Outs, and How Do They Work?

June 28, 2016

An “Earn-out” is commonly used in merger and acquisitions transactions. Essentially, an earn-out is a risk-allocation vehicle, where part of the purchase price of a company is deferred. The earn-out … Read More

Mergers & Acquisitions: The Usual Suspects – Part 3

November 30, 2015

Part 3: “Hybrid” buyers. In the first two installments of this three-part series, we discussed strategic/industry buyers and financial buyers. Let’s talk about a blend of the two, what we … Read More

MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS: The Stars are Aligned

June 11, 2015

It’s hard not to use clichés to describe how good today’s business environment is for companies wishing to sell their lumberyards, distribution centers, or building material companies.