Insights

  1. Leaving a Godly Legacy

    By: Duane Donner This article was originally published on Fellowship of Companies for Christ International’s blog. It is, unfortunately, a common story: After a lifetime of building a successful business, a man or woman sells what they created and retires to live “the good life.” Pretty soon, they realize there is really nothing that wonderful…

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  2. Human Capital Management Market Insights

    M&A Year In Review M&A actively flourished in 2021, far surpassing historical records. Activity was primarily driven by private capital markets continuing to deploy cash while remaining in a state of excess liquidity, corporate balance sheets flush with cash and low interest rates. Globally, for the year 2021, an estimated 38,231 M&A transactions were completed…

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  3. Is Your Business Growing or Dying?

    The Net Present Value calculation indicates a business is worth its “risk adjusted future cash flows.” The future portion of that statement indicates that buyers are willing to pay more for something they anticipate growing. This is practically seen by two of the most common approaches to business valuations using cash flow projections: DCF and…

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  4. Market Sizing: How Big Is Your Pie?

    By: Wesley Legg Definition: A company’s total addressable market is the total annual revenue opportunity available for a given product or service. Example: Suppose a company sells exterior residential doors. The total addressable market is the total value of doors sold each year. This could consist of both door replacements and new housing starts. We…

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  5. Relative Margins: Is Your Company Really Innovative?

    By: Wesley Legg Many companies tout their differentiation and innovation, yet the clearest way to determine if this actually exists is by evaluating a business’ relative margins. Having higher margins than the industry average usually denotes a competitive advantage, like having low cost advantage or having pricing power because of a brand. Having above average…

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