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March 22, 2013, by Les Nemethy

In my book, Business Exit Planning (John Wiley & Sons, 2012), I confess to have made a significant error in judgment: I have barely touched on the option of bankruptcy […]

M&A corner: VIX, the ‘fear index’

February 5, 2013, by Les Nemethy

If there is one graph that one might look at that would best summarise perceptions of risk associated with the world economy, which graph would that b ...

M&A corner: Mounting dangers in the US economy

January 15, 2013, by Les Nemethy

Stephen Covey, in his acclaimed book The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, uses an interesting analogy to distinguish between management and le ...

M&A corner: Cutting costs – cut fat, not muscle

December 10, 2012, by Les Nemethy

I have seen several situations where management was of the view that costs could not be cut without considerably affecting the revenues or profitabili ...

  • M&A corner: A bird’s eye view on CEE stock exchanges
    November 5, 2012, by Les Nemethy

    Although few small and medium-sized enterprise owners will ever take their companies public, it’s useful nevertheless for business owners to keep an eye on what’s going on with stock exchanges, […]

  • M&A corner: Does your business need a valuation?
    September 18, 2012, by Les Nemethy

    Business owners often ask themselves whether they need a business valuation, and, if so, what kind of valuation is required. This column deals with the first question. My subsequent article, […]