A merger or acquisition deal can result in growth for the acquiring business and a financial payout for the entrepreneurs behind the acquired assets. Tech sector business leaders in these deals face unique challenge.
Entrepreneurs are often rightfully proud of their businesses. They may have wishes for the business to stay in the family or have another individual or group take over the reins when they are ready to move on. Whatever the plan for the next phase of business ownership, it is important to have a business succession plan in place to help better ensure the transition goes smoothly.
The Avalere Health and the Physicians Advocacy Institute (PAI) reports acquisitions by hospitals of physician practices increased 128 percent from 2012 to 2018. The group estimates hospitals acquired over 13,000 physician practices from 2015 to 2018. PAI estimates over hospitals own over 80,000 physician practices throughout the country.
2018 was a great year for businesses in Texas. The 12th annual CNBC America's Top States for Business ranked the state as top in the nation, an honor the state has earned three times in the past.
2018 was the biggest year for merger and acquisition deals in over forty years. In the first three quarters of 2018, companies completed over $3.3 trillion in merger and acquisition deals, with over $1.3 trillion of these deals coming from companies in the United States.
One way to better ensure a successful business venture is to avoid common mistakes. When it comes to real estate joint ventures, some common mistakes that can result in serious headaches include:
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. is one of the largest and most successful businesses of our time. This e-commerce giant has provided a number of lessons for entrepreneurs. One of the most recent: how to successfully execute a business sale or succession plan.
Building a business is difficult. Succession planning can be just as challenging.
Employment agreements protect both the employer and the employee during, and sometimes after, the employment arrangement. Employers can tailor these contracts to each individual hiring situation.
A well-structured merger and acquisition deal can help better ensure a smooth transition after the business is sold. Business owners can help achieve this goal by avoiding common challenges that are often present during these deals. Two challenges that are often overlooked that can make or break the success of a deal include: