FourBridges Insights & News

Learn what's happening in the world of mergers and acquisitions – from industry updates and market trends to all kinds of tips and how-to's.


How To Know When It's Time To Sell Your Business

Are there magical signs that point to selling your business?


Don't Believe Dick the Butcher...

In Shakespeare’s Henry VI trilogy, Dick the Butcher proclaimed “The first thing we do, let’s kill all the lawyers” (depicted above seizing the Clerk of Chatham)…but the professionals at FourBridges disagree.


Top 5 Mistakes to Avoid When Selling your Business

No matter what stage your business is in, selling is an option on many minds, but there are major obstacles just waiting to trip you up. One expert shares what exactly those are so you will have the advantage.


Total Building Supplies, Inc. has been sold to Ram Tool Construction Supply

The deal is part of an ongoing consolidation trend in the distribution industry.


Reps and Warranties: What Every Seller Should Know

Representation and warranty insurance is becoming an important tool that helps middle market transactions make it to closing.


TenCate Grass purchases a controlling interest in Challenger Industries

The deal has created the largest landscape turf company in the U.S.


What Your Company is Worth and Why

Many business owners wonder what their company is truly worth in today’s market. And that’s not a bad question to ask, whether you’re making day-to-day operating decisions or considering the future of your company.


5 Tips to Increase Your Business’s Value for Sale

When you are ready to sell your business, several factors will determine its value. Some you can’t control like the economy, but others you can, like the way you run your business.


FourSight: Manufacturing and Industrials Quarterly Report

Even in the midst of political uncertainty and global tension, our seller’s market persists.


FourBridges Advises Construction Services Company on Sale to Private Equity Group

This transaction marks the 5th sale that FourBridges has advised, negotiated and closed in the Construction & Building Materials sector in the last 18 months.


Working capital adjustments: are you getting a square deal?

A deal can always hit a bump, even if the end is in sight. When that happens, the Working Capital Adjustment can be the culprit. Here’s why.


Keep Your Day Job

If I ever find myself in the C-suite again, facing a transaction, I’ll remind myself of the wise words my wife shared with me the year I decided to cure hams in our garage: Keep your day job.

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