It is the strategic goal of every entrepreneur to safeguard the existence of their company with suitable measures and to generate growth. Internal growth opportunities may be limited, and additional growth can often be accomplished through external growth.
Today, M&A transactions are an essential component in strategic planning and are used as an instrument for growth not only by large corporations. For medium-sized companies the M&A strategic option also plays more than a key role in driving value.
Acquisitions often generate growth and open new markets, capacities, and technologies. Selling a company – particularly as part of a succession plan – is a responsible and value accretive strategy ensuring the company’s performance going forward and continued capital preservation and growth for owners.