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

4 months ago

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

11 months ago

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

1 year ago

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.