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The Anatomy of a Merger

By Jen Vogelsong, Contributing Writer Many people have worked for a company that has been bought by or merged with another.  The difficult process can cause worries about changes in corporate culture, job descriptions and employment security… Ronald Myer, President of Summit Advisory in Lancaster has been quarterbacking such deals for 14 years.  He took

Top Five Mistakes Business Owners Make When Selling Their Company

Selling a business is often a confusing and difficult process, and most business owners only do it once in a lifetime. Very few go through the process enough to really become comfortable with the ins and outs of selling a company successfully. Writing directly to business owners, here is my list of the top five major mistakes that you absolutely must avoid when it’s time to take an exit.

April 2018 Newsletter

Headlines Summit Advisory Brokers Another Major Deal New Website Launched for Summit Advisory How Tax Reform Will Boost Middle Market M&A How Tax Reform Will Boost Middle Market M&A The reduction in corporate tax rate from 35 to 21 percent will give strategic buyers more cash to spend on acquisitions. This legislation contains several provisions

Summit Advisory Inc Facilitates Acquisition of Pet Poultry Products by Simmons Feed Ingredients

Summit Advisory Inc, a Lancaster based M&A firm, was the exclusive representative for the seller in a large pet food transaction.  The attached was released today from Simmons Feed Ingredients about their acquisition of Pet Poultry Products.  Summit led the transaction after researching and reaching out to hundreds of targeted potential buyers.   Summit received Non-Disclosure

Tough sell: It takes work, but even declining businesses can find buyers

By Jessica Aiello, Contributing Writer Retailers are closing hundreds of stores across the country — and in Central Pennsylvania — as more purchases are made online rather than in brick-and-mortar stores. But it is not just national retailers that may be hurting and needing to sell all or pieces of their business. “Buyers buy for the

December 2017 Newsletter

Deal-makers Forecast Uptick in Lower-Middle Market M & A in 2018
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