Tag: Daniel S. Gordon

It’s All About Accountability

November 10, 2015 By
It’s lonely at the top. Every day I have to make decisions that affect my company, customers and employees. I have no one to tell me whether these decisions are right or wrong. My gut is my guide. This is... Read more»
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Transition Strategies: How to Offer Employees Equity

August 21, 2015 By
If you’re a pest management business owner who has one or more long-term key employees who wants to own equity in the business, but doesn’t expect to have to pay the fair market value for such an award, be mindful... Read more»
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Transition Strategies: Why Due Diligence is Critical

When a buyer is evaluating the potential purchase of a target, due diligence is a critical component in getting a sense of the quality of the business beyond the stated revenues reflected in the annual income statement. Intangible factors to... Read more»

Transition Strategies: Details of the Business Deal

Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) brokers should be effective in educating their seller clients about the deal process and what to think about before shopping a company to potential buyers. There can be no greater mistake than not investing sufficient time... Read more»

M&A: Buying and Selling Dos and Dont’s

An accountant seeking to assist his seller client to finalize a successful transaction needs to be mindful about the impact of purchase price allocations agreed on between seller and buyer. Specifically, a buyer usually wants to attach a higher value... Read more»

Time to Sell? 7 Questions to Ask Yourself

Every pest management company owner should answer these questions to determine whether it’s time to sell their business. When trying to decide if it’s time to sell your pest management business, soul searching blended with logic and awareness of financial... Read more»
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