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The Perils of Going It Alone article -

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The Perils of Going It Alone

Experienced M&A advisors have seen it all – and that experience can be the key to successfully closing a deal.

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It’s time for family-owned firms to put private equity on the table

Well-publicized cases of bad behavior have fueled certain biases against private equity. But family-owned businesses shouldn’t ignore the financial lifeline that PE can offer, Bob Goldsmith argues in a new op-ed in CFO Dive.

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How proposed changes to increased capital requirements could affect middle market businesses

Northern Edge Founder and President, Bob Goldsmith, recently spoke with Elizabeth Flood of CFO Dive for her article “Why all CFOs need to be prepared for bank capital requirement changes.”

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At the M&A Poker Table: Do’s and Don’ts When Negotiating with Your Buyer - Northern Edge Webinar

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At the M&A Poker Table: Do’s and Don’ts When Negotiating with Your Buyer

What is the most important factor in a transaction? Commercial advantages? Financial performance? Synergies? Price?

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Middle Market Dealmaking 2023 Outlook

Northern Edge Founder and President, Bob Goldsmith, recently spoke to Anastasia Donde of Middle Market Growth for her article, "Dealmaking in the Year Ahead".

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M&A Update February 2023 - M&A Update February 2023

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M&A Market Update, February 2023

Though M&A activity fell well short of the high-water mark set in 2021, a gradual recovery is predicted in 2023 as excess liquidity drives acquisition growth.

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M&A Market Update, January 2023

2022 M&A Activity Declines Significantly Year over Year, but still Reaches a Normalized Level

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M&A Deal Update Q3 2022 - M&A Deal Update Q3 2022

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M&A Market Update

After a record year in 2021, the global M&A market that started 2022 strong has ebbed from its torrid pace, while the middle market has proved resilient.

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Assessing the Value of Your Business in the Post-Pandemic Context

How the pandemic has affected the value of your business is far from a straightforward question

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The Window May Be Closing on an Unusually Strong M&A Market - The Window May Be Closing on an Unusually Strong M&A Market

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Observations from the 27th Floor: The Window May Be Closing on an Unusually Strong M&A Market

A potential increase in capital gains taxes could cost business owners who delay a sale

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A Year of Change - A Year of Change

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M&A Deal Update: A Year of Change

As we look back on an eventful 2020, there are several key themes and trends that have reshaped the M&A market and how transactions will be conducted going forward.

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