Before 2020 began many CEOs forecasted slowing growth and a possible economic recession in the coming year; Covid-19 greatly accelerated that reality causing massive social, health and financial turmoil. Many companies have been forced to scrap their 2020 plans and focus on their staff’s health and safety, business operations and serving current clients under difficult circumstances.
Is this an opportunity to seek new investment for growth? Is it the right moment to sell the company or consolidate with a competitor? How do I assess the true value of my company in a competitive market? Should I double down on investing in technology and staff or hunker down for a rough ride?
What is the best source of funding to stabilize or grow my business in the coming months, banks, private equity, venture capital firms, M&A?
• Understanding my options for investment in my business
• Which is the best funding path for my business: banks, private equity, VCs, partners, government programs, others?
• How do I know if I should buy, sell, merge, or partner with others?
• How do I identify and value a potential acquisition?
• What are the most important things to negotiate, and at what point in the process?
• Roy Morris, Partner, Dunlap, Bennett, Ludwig, PLLC
• Sharon Heaton, CEO, sb LiftOff, M&A Advisory Services
• Jim Gianiny, President, Veritas Solutions, Inc.