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    Mergers & Acquisitions: How Mid-Market Companies Can Manage 'Crossroads' Situations

    In his new column in Mergers & Acquisitions, Oaklyn founder Frank Williamson explores so-called "crossroads" transactions — complex situations that can turn potentially good companies into bad investment banking clients. Read the original article here.How Mid-Market Companies Can Manage 'Crossroads' SituationsAcross the spectrum of middle-market mergers and acquisitions, there’s a great big middle ground that specialist investment banking firms handle very well....  Read More

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    Client Case Study: Hotel Equities Joins Forces With Virtua Partners

    In the recent investment in Hotel Equities by Virtua Partners, we advised Hotel Equities on a mutually beneficial transaction by providing background advice, market benchmarks for business terms, risk assessment and negotiation support.After a year of discussions about the business partnership that they could create together, the owners of Hotel Equities, an Atlanta-based hotel management company, and Virtua Partners, a Phoenix-based private-equity firm specializing in commercial real estate, de...  Read More

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    Journal of Private Equity: Capital and Financial Strategies for Private Companies

    Oaklyn Consulting CEO Frank Williamson has contributed an academic article, "Capital and Financial Strategies for Private Companies: Lessons from Their Publicly Traded Brethren," to the fall 2018 issue of The Journal of Private Equity. An abstract is below, and you can read the full article here.For a free copy of the article, please contact us at [email protected] businesses monitor their sales, marketing, and supply chain strategies. However, the companies with the ...  Read More

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    Client Case Study: Professional Disability Associates sells to The Advocator Group

    In the recent sale of Professional Disability Associates to The Advocator Group, a subsidiary of Brown & Brown, we facilitated a mutually beneficial transaction by helping to manage the deal while the owners kept running the company. Deal or no deal, our eyes stayed on what was important and best for PDA’s owners.Issues & concernsAfter a year of discussions about how to team up with The Advocator Group, the owners of Professional Disability Associates sensed an offer to buy their company...  Read More

  • Post Featured Image 6 Steps for Entrepreneurs to Capitalize on the Strong Economy

    Frank Williamson recently spoke with Chattanooga news website about his advice for business owners seeking to take advantage of the current strong economy.Read the original article here.One local expert said the economy is strong and business owners can take advantage of that and grow their companies if they know the steps to take.Chattanooga-based Oaklyn Consulting advises clients about a range of business issues, including corporate finance, mergers, acquisitions and capital rai...  Read More

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