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Family Business |

Family Businesses – Deciding to Sell

Family businesses are special. They afford families the opportunity to work together with a shared vision and common values. They knit together business interests and family interests, creating a bond not otherwise easily forged. The rewards of a family business can go well beyond financial returns. And the financial returns themselves can be significant, and enduring.

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Family Business |

Family Business Cultures

In early 2016, two psychologists, Dennis Jaffe and James Grubman, published a book entitled Cross Cultures: How Global Families Negotiate Change Across Generations. In this book, the authors identify three business cultures that prevail in family businesses worldwide. Each family business tends to fall into one of them.

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Case Studies | Consumer

Classic Accessories

Designer and distributor of textile covers for outdoor gear acquired by CID Capital

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Industry Research | Healthcare

Healthcare M&A Snapshot – Summer 2016

In addition to covering general consumer industry trends, the Summer 2016 Snapshot provides a more in-depth analysis of the medical device and healthcare analytic segments.

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Industry Research | Technology

Technology M&A Snapshot – Winter 2015

Meridian Capital’s Tech-Enabled Business Services M&A Snapshot focuses on key trends in technology M&A. In addition to covering general technology industry trends, the 2015 Snapshot provides more in-depth analysis on the IT Infrastructure Services and Enterprise Security Software spaces.

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Case Studies | Consumer Products

Old World Christmas

Designer and distributor of an extensive collection of blown glass Christmas ornaments, table top figurines, vintage-style light covers and nostalgic greeting cards

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Industry Research | Consumer Products

Consumer M&A Snapshot – Spring 2016

In addition to covering general consumer industry trends, this Spring 2016 Snapshot provides in-depth analysis of four key consumer segments: 1) housewares, 2) food & beverage, 3) apparel, accessories and footwear, and 4) outdoor and recreation.

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Case Studies | Aerospace

Imaginetics

An aerospace component manufacturer acquired by Kidd & Company

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Industry Research | Healthcare

Healthcare M&A Snapshot – Summer 2015

Twice a year, Meridian Capital publishes its Healthcare M&A Snapshot, which focuses on key trends in middle market healthcare M&A. In addition to covering general healthcare industry trends, the Spring 2015 Snapshot provides a more in-depth analysis of the healthcare IT and medical device segments.

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Industry Research | Aerospace

Aerospace M&A Snapshot – Summer 2015

The Q2 2015 Aerospace M&A Snapshot provides an in-depth look at private equity investment activity and valuations, automation trends, and recent drivers of engine component supplier transactions.

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Industry Research | Consumer Products

Consumer M&A Snapshot – Spring 2015

As we enter 2015, the improving economic environment has bolstered consumer confidence, creating an attractive landscape for consumer products companies.

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Industry Research | Aerospace

Aerospace M&A Snapshot – Fall 2014

Building off the momentum of 2013, the aerospace and defense M&A market remains robust with 53 transactions closing between January and August of this year.

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