Posts by Frances Brunelle

Aerospace Component & Surgical Instrument Manufacturer Seeks Acquirer

Aerospace Component & Surgical Instrument

This New England based Aerospace Component & Surgical Instrument Manufacturer is an acquisition that can very easily double in size in a short period of time. Company Highlights: AS9100:D & BS EN Certified ISO 9001:2015 Certified ITAR Registered Tier I and Tier II Supplier For Medical, Aerospace Component, Surgical Instrument & Commercial OEMs 75-Year Track Record Sales Throughout USA & International Low Customer Concentration & Long-Term Relationships Robust Operating Systems & Financial Reporting New Contract With Major Aerospace Mfg. To Provide more than 50 Different Parts $360K In Recent New…

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6 Critical Steps If You Get Unsolicited Offers for Your Business

6 Steps for Managing Unsolicited Offers to Buy Your Business - Accelerate Manufacturing Brokers

Increasingly business owners are receiving unsolicited offers to buy their companies. This is particularly true within the manufacturing sectors which have been one of the most sought-after segments of the mergers & acquisitions market. In this article, we’ll explore six critical steps to take if you get an unsolicited offer to buy your manufacturing company.

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An Acquisition That Can Easily Double in Size – Does It Exist?

An Acquisition That Can Easily Double in Size: It Exists - Accelerated MFG

Every buyer wants a business that can easily double in size. Many businesses advertise a claim that they can, but with a deeper dive it’s discovered that doubling in size would require huge capital expenditure either in manufacturing equipment, facility or both. It’s rare that an aging founder approaching retirement will make continual investment to perfect the manufacturing cycle times. Why This Acquisition Might be Right for You Our new listing of a National OEM of testing and measurement equipment is a great example of what Sellers SHOULD do on…

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Grow Manufacturing Earnings & Customers with Speed

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As a successful manufacturer you already know the cost associated with obtaining new customers. You also know the lifetime value of a customer to your organization. Building a solid manufacturing business that is successful and diversified in customers and industries served can take decades to build. But what if you could dramatically speed the process of acquiring new customers, diversifying your own customer base and at the same time reduce the cost of new customer acquisition?

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101 Questions You Must Ask Before Buying A Manufacturing Company

As an M&A professional selling exclusively within the manufacturing sectors, I’ve compiled a list of questions that every buyer should be asking before acquiring a manufacturing company. 101 Questions You Must Ask Before Buying A Manufacturing Company – PDF Download To receive the PDF file, please fill in your name and email address. Your Name (required) Your Email (required) On The Company History How and why did the company start? What were the major milestones? How much has it grown from inception until now? Who are the shareholders? Are they…

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Manufacturing M&A – Year End Review & 2019 Predictions

Here’s a look at the types of manufacturing companies that sold in 2018 and what we’re expecting for 2019. Everything we’ve sold this year (and for the last several years) has had multiple offers. Not only has each listing had multiple offers, but the listings are going under contract with increasing speed. Here are some 2018 highlights:

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How Do Rising Interest Rates Affect The Sale Of Small Manufacturing Companies?

Rising Interest Rates

Considering retirement soon? At the start of 2019 many business owners are examining if this is a good time to put their manufacturing business on the market and head towards retirement. With interest rates rising four times in 2018, it’s wise to look at how this affects the sale of small to mid-size manufacturing companies. In considering this question, one must consider how interest rates affect the Debt Service Coverage Ratio (DSCR) on acquisition loans. What Is Debt Service Coverage Ratio And How Do Interest Rates Affect It? DSCR is…

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Will The M&A Market Peak In 2019

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Last week I attended a mergers and acquisitions conference attended by both intermediaries and private equities. A major topic of discussion was whether or not the M&A market peaked as we enter 2019. The absolute consensus was that we are in a market bubble. Some believed the market had already peaked, others believed there was possibly another year or slightly more before the M&A market peaked.

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