The Competitive Edge for Sellers — November ’23 Edition

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News & Views on Selling Your Business or Practice


Welcome to our monthly email newsletter, The Competitive Edge, created specifically with you in mind. Our aim is to share news, insights, and the occasional deal announcement to give business or medical practice sellers (or those looking to to grow with M&A) a strong position in any transaction.


Read ICYMI (In Case You Missed It) to stay up to date on the latest views from AlignBA’s expert M&A staff. All the items below are linked to the original blog post and you can read or view (videos/webinars) more, on a wide variety of topics, 24/7/365.

M&A and your competitionOctober 29, 2023

M&A And Your Competition

So many private businesses and medical practices are selling today that in the face of consolidation, it’s harder for independents to compete. But, not impossible. Read More

artificial intelligence in M&ANovember 6, 2023

Artificial Intelligence in M&A

Here’s our latest blog post that breaks down the very significant role Artificial Intelligence will play in Mergers and Acquisitions going forward, “AI in M&A.” It could already be impacting a deal you have in the works.Read More


Each month we scour the interwebs to find and share with you a chart created by a third party that captures an important trend, in one quick-take visual. From time to time, you’ll see our own research-backed charts appear here as well.

B2B M&A EV/EBITDA multiples

EVEnterprise Value
EBITDAEarnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation, and Amortization


Thought leadership and third-party research on important topics in M&A.

Has the waste and recycling M&A boom peaked?

According to Waste Dive and a respected group of expert players involved in waste and recycling, M&A activity for this sector may have eased in 2023, but well-capitalized buyers are still “in the hunt.” Especially for high-quality companies that are flexible in terms of deal structure.

Suss out what the future may hold for this sector in “Has the waste and recycling industry’s multiyear M&A boom peaked?”

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