By Ira Rosenbloom
Many CPA firms go into merger conversations thinking that, because they have done deals before, they can do what they’ve done in the past. But in this Covid-impacted economy, the tolerance for risk is low—and changing day-to-day.
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We’re seeing every day how much the pandemic can impair and alter both daily life and business fundamentals, so the more efficient you can be in getting ready for a merger, the better. These days, you need to move fast or risk losing out.
Here are some recommendations crucial for getting both buyers and sellers properly prepared for their next step in M&A negotiation.