Acquisitions is hard business but its not all just about the big boys. For business owner of an SME business the decision to invest in buying another firm can often be life-changing with the potential to alter the course of the firm and the opportunities for employees, for better or worse. You need to look […]
“If you don’t know where you want to go, then it doesn’t matter which path you take” Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland. A lot has been said and said again about business growth. But somehow, it doesn’t seem enough. Consider the relative growth of revenues in the small and medium enterprise (SME) segment with between 10-250 employees to that of the larger enterprises with more than 250 employees.
On the 12th April, 12pm Atreya Chaganty, Partner at CMC Partners will be presenting an IOD webinar to business owners and directors on whether mergers & acquisitions could be a viable option for their business growth. How well do we understand the Mergers & Acquisition (M&A) activity of SME businesses? Should SME firms acquire to […]
Ah, risk! That unsavoury word that conjures both clear and muddy impressions in the minds of a business owner. Risk is an integral part of our personal lives. Almost every activity of our daily living has inherent risk – driving, eating, giving birth. However, we have built mechanisms, through safety procedures or self-control, trained medical […]
Growing profitably is the holy grail of good management. Research has consistently shown that as companies grow their revenues, they become more profitable, on average. Businesses with 50 or more employees typically generate 6x more net income than smaller firms. This begets the question – what links growth with profitability? For Small and Medium Enterprises […]
A family-owned, enterprise software business, with double-digit revenues CMC provided this family owned, enterprise software business with business realignment, cost restructuring and sales growth experience. Working directly with the founders and company board in setting a growth path for the company. The transformed business was then sold successfully at an enterprise value over 3 x […]