2021 was a historic year for mergers and acquisitions, with deal volume exceeding $5 trillion – and the trend shows no signs of slowing down, despite increasing economic pressure from inflation and rising interest rates. As dealmakers on both the buying side and selling side look for new ways
The manufacturing sector has seen a sharp uptick in mergers and acquisitions over the past year, and the trend continues to accelerate. While COVID-19 initially stalled deal activity, within a few months production was back at pre-pandemic levels, and deal volume soared. The reality is that manufacturing is uniquely positioned
Has the turmoil over the last year caused you to start thinking of selling your business? Or, perhaps, the pandemic has opened up opportunities to expand your business? One of the most compelling decisions you will need to consider in structuring a buy/sale agreement is whether to structure the deal
A structural change opens up a new world of possibilities for clients of Barnes Dennig’s award winning mergers & acquisitions practice. Effective June 15, 2021, Barnes Dennig will spin off the practice, led by industry game-changer Dino Lucarelli, into an independent business unit. The move eliminates restrictions that have been
Every business owner knows that access to cash is the key to successful business and financial management – it’s the fuel that feeds the profit engine. In a world where business interruptions are spawned by non-financial events, such as COVID-19 and civil unrest, short-term solutions such as the Economic Injury
The first quarter of 2020 saw record drops in stock values of public companies. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 22% for the quarter. Headlines were full of bad news related to the coronavirus pandemic, from losses to job cuts to bankruptcies. Some industries were harder hit than others.