The Competitive Edge for Sellers — February ’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 31, 2024

10 Things to Think About if You are Thinking About Thinking About Selling Your Business

That’s not a typo. When business owners are considering the sale or merger of their company they might need to sidle up to that idea before they jump in with both feet. This post gives a thorough overview of how to maximize the opportunity while also shedding light on steps you can take today (or tomorrow) as you contemplate potential options.

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January 19, 2024

Unleashing Growth Through M&A Roll-Up Strategies in Healthcare and Home Services

Whether a roll-up, tuck-in, bolt-on, or some other clever name, these strategies can be avenues to explosive growth in a home services business or healthcare practice in today’s M&A market.

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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.

Source: Statista


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

“Why Private Equity Is Going Big on the Middle Market”

According to Bob Marcus, head of capital markets at Fifth Third Bank, “You only get one chance to sell your company. There are no mulligans, so you better make sure that you do it right.” If you’re a CEO or owner of a middle market company, Marcus says you shouldn’t ignore the impact of private equity in your space. More insights in the article.

Read the full article here.

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