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  • Ask the Advisor – Q: What does it mean to “buy a balance sheet”?

    February / March 2010
    Newsletter: Merger & Acquisition Focus

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 422

    Abstract: In an uncertain economic climate, bank financing for strategic growth initiatives can be hard to find — even for financially healthy companies. Buyers having trouble attracting lenders could consider “buying a balance sheet,” or acquiring a cash- or asset-rich company it has little strategic use for to use as loan collateral. This strategy can not only benefit buyers, but also sellers with a decent cash reserve or significant liquid assets, who can then negotiate for a higher-than-market price and favorable deal terms.

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  • Rainy days – Viewing operating reserves in the current economy

    Fall 2009
    Newsletter: Profitable Solutions for Nonprofits

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 422

    Abstract: A lot of nonprofits are seeing less revenue coming in coupled with greater demand for their services. As a result, they’re struggling to cover expenses and are dipping into their operating reserves. But before a nonprofit taps further into its nest egg, it should consider the purpose, nature and limits of these unrestricted funds. Different organizations will need different amounts of reserves, but everyone should have a “Plan B” that identifies additional cuts that can allow quick action if the current downturn lasts longer than anticipated.

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  • Moneylines: News Briefs for Businesses and Individuals

    February / March 2009
    Newsletter: Trendlines

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 422

    Abstract: This section offers four news briefs about: 1) the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 (EESA), 2) the Social Security Administration’s new online calculator, 3) results of a recent survey indicating that executives expect a lengthy siege for obtaining easier financing and achieving strategic success, and 4) a recent report indicating that gas prices are affecting many workers’ daily commutes.

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  • Bringing in the green: Profit boosters may be easier to find than you think

    July / August 2008
    Newsletter: Dealer Insights

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 422

    Abstract: If you’re looking for ways to perk up gross income in this downturned economy, you might not have to look much farther than your front door. Ideas for bumping up revenue are with your customers, in your community and in other nearby places.

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