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M&A Markets Blog
20th April 2022

CIEX rebrands as M&A Markets

20 April 2022 marks an exciting new chapter in the delivery of our vision of a secure, anonymous global deal sharing platform solely for M&A Professionals.

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By Tim Counihan
M&A Markets Blog
31st Jan 2022

M&A 101 – Be Prepared

Preparation is one of those things that cannot be done retrospectively.

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By Tim Counihan
M&A Markets Blog
6th Aug 2021

Deal Making Rebounds

While you may feel surrounded by negative news about COVID and Brexit the Corporate Finance world has found its feet and is buzzing.

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By Tim Counihan
M&A Markets Blog
5th Feb 2021

Watercooler Leads – What do you do now that the watercooler is gone?

WFH (Working from Home) and social distancing requirements; enabling cross selling is a more important issue.

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By Tim Counihan
M&A Markets Blog
15th Sept 2020

Compliance as the gateway to advisory

- staying relevant in times of change.

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By Tim Counihan
M&A Markets Blog
7th Jan 2020

PROACTIVITY FOR CORPORATE FINANCE TEAMS

Deals opportunities are initiated in two ways:

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By Tim Counihan
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11th Feb 2020

Selling Your Business - Where to Start?

This is a great time to sell your business - there are record levels of funds available and there is a growing international as well as a local market for businesses.

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By Tim Counihan
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30th Nov 2019

“SEIZE, RETAIN, AND EXPLOIT THE INITIATIVE” …. PIVOTING FROM REACTIVE TO PROACTIVE

The paradigm shift which Accountants in practice are experiencing is effectively a growing client expectation that they move from their historic reactive rearward facing reporting function to a proactive forward facing strategic advisory role.

Tim Counihan
By Tim Counihan
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17th June 2019

WHERE IS THE BEST PLACE TO SELL MY BUSINESS?

As part of our #EntrepreneurSeries we discuss the different aspects facing Entrepreneur when they are selling their business.

Ronan Cleary
By Ronan Cleary
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18th Nov 2018

“WHAT DO YOU MEAN AM I READY TO SELL?!!” ?

As business owners we are constantly aware of our company’s need for greater efficiency / effectiveness / lean (ness). Multiple tools are promoted to us designed to chart our business performance, use of assets, cost base, HR performance etc. etc….

Tim Counihan
By Tim Counihan
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11th Oct 2018

WHAT KIND OF BUYER DO YOU WANT TO BUY YOUR BUSINESS?

There are many different reasons why business owners decide to sell their business. When the decision is made to sell the business the next big question is …. Who will buy it? Buyers can be difficult to find and finding the right one makes a difference. Buyers come from many different sources and many different shapes and sizes, but all buyers can be categorised into two types …. A financial Buyer or a Strategic Buyer.

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By Ronan Cleary
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28th June 2018

SOLVE DISRUPTION WITH AN ACQUISITION

Once upon a time “Disruption” meant something went wrong. There was a breakdown in the business, employees were not able to do their work, the factory line had to stop the whole organisation was disrupted from doing a days work. In today’s marketplace “disruption” means change. A new way of servicing customers. A new way of businesses increasing their market share.

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By Ronan Cleary
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21st Jan 2018

WHY BUY A BUSINESS? ORGANIC IS GOOD ISN’T IT?

For the Business Owner there are multiple benefits to buying a business rather than relying on organic growth. “It is cheaper to buy than to build - Buying makes sense, you acquire an established customer base, remove competition, and accelerate your growth.”

Tim Counihan
By Tim Counihan
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29th Sept 2017

Selling My Business

Selling a business is a complicated process and is often a once in a lifetime experience. We can tell you that every businessperson shares the same fears

Ronan Cleary
By Ronan Cleary
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10th June 2017

So You Are Not Brokers!

So you are not brokers!, that is usually the start of any conversation about M & A Markets, then what do you do? is usually the next question.

Tim Counihan
By Tim Counihan