The Competitive Edge for Sellers — January ’24 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 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.

January 2, 2024

A Checklist to Mark Off Before You Sell Your Company

A checklist to mark off before you sell your company. Dena Jalbert, Align’s Founder & CEO, weighs in on how owners of lower-middle market companies can best prepare for the sale of a business. She has other good news for sellers in a recent Nasdaq article: “There is still a lot of dry powder available from private investors and corporations looking to make deals.”

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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.

Value-based care (VBC) enablers help independent medical groups/health systems transform from fee-for-service toward value-based care. (Source: PitchBook)


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

“Top Behavioral Health Trends for 2024”

From AI and Autism to Ozempic and Telehealth, Laura Lovett of Behavioral Health Business does a well-informed deep dive into the significant trends in behavioral health for 2024.

Some of these might surprise you, collectively they tell a story about the future of M&A in the behavioral health sector.

Read the full article here.

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