Touchstone University

Touchstone University

At Touchstone, our goal is to provide education and resources for business owners and managers. Our M&A service should be a last resort, and we do everything we can to keep you in the game. By registering for a webinar or signing up for an event, you can obtain the knowledge to take your business to the next level.

Articles

October 11, 2022

Be Prepared to Mitigate Risk to Sell During a Recession

“What is a recession?” the man with microphone asks a young man on the streets of New York. “A recession is … uh… uh… something bad?” […]
April 28, 2022

Top 10 Ways an M&A Transaction Can Go Bad

1. Unreasonable Price Expectations. This is especially true if the business owner is going it alone and has not done his/her due diligence regarding the “Market […]
March 29, 2022

M&A in 2022: Is This the Year to Sell?

If you’re a business owner, you’ve probably had a rough couple of years – and the challenges aren’t over. While COVID-19 may be weakening its grip, […]
February 22, 2022

Who is going to buy your business?

Many business owners have preconceived notions about who will buy their business or whether it’s even sellable at all. A lot of owners think their most […]
January 18, 2022

Why Would you Hire a Sell-Side Advisor?

Decisions, decisions. As a business owner, you make them every day. But when it comes to the decision to sell your business, you may find yourself […]
January 5, 2022

A Second Bite of the Apple

Do you ever dream of retiring, selling the business, and sailing off into the sunset? Many business owners do, but what stops them from making that […]
November 30, 2021

Life Beyond Business

The holidays are nearly here and, in the midst of making merry and making resolutions, it’s a good time for business owners to think about making […]
October 28, 2021

Traps to Avoid from the M&A Dirty Playbook

People who work in M&A can actually take classes on how to take advantage of people. It’s true. Buyers can go through mergers and acquisitions training, […]
September 28, 2021

How to Retain Key Employees when Selling Your Business

How to Retain Key Employees when Selling Your Business One important area of discussions with sell-side clients is the retention of key employees during the sales […]
August 25, 2021

Top 10 Reasons to Never Accept an Unsolicited Offer for Your Business

Professional M&A Advisors provide exceptional services to owners contemplating the sale of their business that can translate into higher prices paid for their business. And yet, […]
July 22, 2021

What is Your Business Worth?

The Factors that Determine the “True” Value of Your Company When You Decide to Sell A quick Google search provided 402,000,000 results when I searched that […]
June 23, 2021

Burnout Driving Deal Activity in 2021

According to the most recent Q1 2021 survey by MASource, while retirement still leads as the number one reason sellers go to market, burnout jumped to […]
December 10, 2019

The Strategic Buyer vs. Financial Buyer: How Do They Differ?

“The best buyer isn’t always the one with the highest price—it’s the highest price from the best buyer and how they will align with your goals […]

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