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Mergers and Acquisitions success

Mergers and Acquisitions refer to the process where two companies combine to form a single entity. Strictly speaking, a merger refers to the process where two companies of comparatively equal strengths combine to form a completely new company. A recent example of a merger is that of XM Satellite Radio with Sirius, which formed the new...
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International Trade Consultants

Economists have predicted that emerging countries will supply half the world’s production by 2014, making international consumer markets a temptation hard to resist. Acronyms such as BRIC‘s (Brazil, Russia, India, and China) and CIVETS (Colombia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Egypt, Turkey and South Africa)  are becoming common terminology for companies wanting to...
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Why do mergers and acquisitions fail?

When we first meet with clients, one of the key questions on their mind is “Why do Mergers and acquisitions fail?” We go through a rigorous process in explaining and defining the major causes of failure. However, it is imperative to understand that the two key reasons why companies acquire others is to improve...
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What is my company’s valuation?

On a daily basis, we get phone calls about companies that want to be sold and want to know how to value themselves. “What is my company’s value?” they generally ask and the answer is, “Well, it depends.” There are various key factors that affect the valuation of a company such as market conditions,...
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A good Business Plan

In the past four years, we have been asked continuously by clients what makes a good business plan? The answer is, a full understanding of the specific market, its players, market opportunity, business model, financial obligations, monetization schedule and ability to convey all the above in a coherent way that the...
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Top reasons to enter International Markets

International markets provide various key advantages to the average corporation. By moving internationally, corporations have the ability to increase demand for their products, decrease the economic volatility from their home market, and develop new customers. In most cases foreign markets also allow companies to take advantage or larger margins and...
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