Author: Patrick Corcorran

2020 was a year with plenty of challenges and disruption; it was also a year that fostered creativity and resiliency. While we currently sit in a race between effective vaccine rollouts and another wave of the virus, the country is continuing to digest the lasting impact of the last 12months. The M&A environment has shown resilience and a strong bounce-back in both deal volume and deal size in the second half of 2020 which are all indicators to suggest this activity will continue through 2021.The pandemic’s effect on the M&A market was severe and immediate with both deal volume and deal size dropping immediately. While year-over-year deal volume was down each quarter, total transactions made a meaningful bounce-back in Q4 and, given the median deal size was meaningfully higher in Q4, the data suggests transactions for quality opportunities were delayed instead of completely shelved during the year.

Several media outlets and tax research sources are beginning to report on former Vice President Biden’s tax plan. Details of such a plan seem to be coming from past speeches or talking points made by the presumptive Democratic Party Nominee, so we’ve yet to see...

With the many advantages of modern technology comes risk — specifically, the opportunity for private information to fall into the wrong hands. With thieves targeting companies and individuals, here are things you can do to protect yourself and recover faster.THINGS YOU CAN DO TO PROTECT YOURSELF:...

For owners looking to sell their business, it can be a daunting and confusing task. Not only the process itself, but hiring the right team can be difficult, especially when one isn’t well versed in the mergers and acquisitions industry. There are two main types...

The M&A market continues to be strong for sellers bolstered by limited availability of investment options, increasing cash reserves of investors, and stalled organic growth opportunities. This continues to be good news for sellers.STRATEGIC BUYER FOCUSStrategic buyers are looking for growth. Earnings per share (EPS)...

The following is a look at the advantages and disadvantages of owning real estate within your business. Depending on the impact to you and your business, it might make sense to reallocate where assets are held.Corporate Ownership Advantages 1.Cost control: For most businesses, lease expenses increase over time,...