Joseph Durnford | The Key to M&A Success | M&A Masters with Patrick Stroth from JDMERIT on Vimeo. The real key to a successful M&A transaction is understanding the reasons why the transaction should occur and understanding how to properly position a...
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Top 25 Lower Middle Market Investment Banks [Q2 2022]
JD Merit is thrilled to once again be recognized among the Top 25 Lower Middle Market Investment Banks. We’re honored to serve so many clients by delivering market-leading outcomes.
Tech Sector M&A is Expected to Remain Active Throughout the Year
M&A deals nationally and globally last year were the highest on record, with tech as the leading sector.
Net Promoter Score 2022
Not only do we survey our clients anonymously, but we also survey buyers of our clients’ companies.
M&A Panel Discussion
2022 Banking & Finance Visionaries
Each of the selected senior-level executives demonstrated success and accomplishment during the last 24 months along with leadership in their organizations, while impacting change within their communities.
Mergers & Acquisitions Awards 2022
20 Questions Prospective Buyers Ask
M&A, M&A Education & Market, Strategic Advisory, Merger and Acquisitions
How Does Your Company Rate? 20 Questions Prospective Buyers Ask Before you put your business up for sale, you need to be prepared to evaluate its status from a number of different perspectives besides your own. Much of what you know about your own company is...
BoomerPreneurs – Secure your Legacy
Merger and Acquisitions, M&A, M&A Education & Market
Are You a “BoomerPreneur”? Attention, Boomers! You've built your business, watched it grow, and now you're thinking about a transition—maybe even retirement. Is your future and place in history secured? Does the sale of your business factor into the quality of...
Beware of the Preemptive Offer
M&A, M&A Education & Market, Merger and Acquisitions
As a business owner, you likely receive communications at least weekly from companies claiming to have buyers, or strategic relationships, to which they would like to introduce you. Similarly, you may be fielding calls from Private Equity Groups (PE) looking to tell...
JD Merit Guides Herco Jewelry Company in Sale to Quality Gold
Merger and Acquisitions, Selling a Business, M&A, Owner Considerations, Case Study
Client Overview Established in 1979 by Reuven and Zehava Itelman, Herco is one of the largest gold jewelry wholesalers in the United States. Herco’s catalog is a mainstay for thousands of independent jewelers who rely on it to source unique and high-quality...
M & A Advisor Awards 2021
Press Releases, Merger and Acquisitions
We are honored to be a finalist for 15 M&A Advisor awards, the highest in our history, including the prestigious Boutique Investment Bank of the Year. Beyond boutique Investment bank of the year, we are particularly proud of our double finalist positions in...
Private Equity Deals – Considerations of the Advantages of IRC Section 721
Merger and Acquisitions, Sell-side, Private Equity Recapitalizations, Strategic Advisory
Private Equity Deals – Considerations of the Advantages of IRC Section 721 In the current M&A climate, it is very typical for private equity groups to form LLCs before acquiring target businesses. It’s also very common to package equity in the newly formed...