Selling Your Business: IT Audit Will be Part of Buyer’s Due Diligence

DALLAS, Aug. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — A complete review of a company’s IT processes and systems is a growing trend in the due diligence process required prior to the sale of a company. Business owners who do not take IT security into account may wind up receiving less money for their enterprise or face a reduced list of prospective buyers willing to review their opportunity due to the IT-related risk.

D CEO: How Generational Equity Hopes to Corner the M&A Market

July 27, 2016 – Thomas Korosec interviews Generational Equity president Ryan Binkley to learn how the North Dallas firm hopes to dominate in small- and middle-market mergers and acquisitions.

The New York Times: Selling a Business Involves More Than Money

July 18, 2016 – “Selling a business is not all about the financial side of it,” Generational Equity’s Terry Mackin told New York Times business reporter Paul Sullivan. “Most are focused on the dollars, initially … But they find there’s an emotional part to this. Eighty percent of the deals I’ve done have not sold for the best dollar offer.” Sullivan recounts other entrepreneurs’ stories to explain why.

Generational Equity Reaches M&A Milestone with 500 Closed Transactions

DALLAS, July 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Generational Equity is pleased to announce that at the end of June, it closed its 500th transaction with a total valuation of nearly $2.7 billion. Since then, the firm has added six additional closings, reaching 506 total transactions, with 47 closed so far this year, a record pace for the firm. This is a level unmatched among M&A consulting firms specializing in the middle market (companies valued below $150 million).

Brexit Could Help Texas Companies Sell To Foreign Investors

July 14, 2016 – “Turmoil following the vote in Great Britain to exit the European Union could create opportunities for Dallas-Fort Worth and Texas company owners in the market to sell their business,” reports The Dallas Business Journal. Generational Equity’s Stephen Chrisham explains why to the reporter.

Generational Capital Markets Announces Acquisition of Rapid Recovery by A-Gas Americas

DALLAS, June 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Generational Capital Markets, Inc., member FINRA/SIPC, (“GCM”) an advisor to privately held businesses for mergers & acquisitions, is pleased to announce the acquisition of its client, The Rapid Recovery Companies dba Rapid Recovery (Rapid), headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, by A-Gas Americas (A-Gas), headquartered in Bowling Green, Ohio. The acquisition closed on May 24, 2016. Terms were not disclosed.