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The Keys to Acquiring Family-Owned Businesses

Companies owned or controlled by families account for an estimated 95% of all businesses worldwide. In the United States alone, an estimated 35% of th...

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Secondary buyouts in the Specialty Chemical Sector: the case of Iberchem

A secondary buyout (SBO) refers to a transaction involving the sale of a portfolio company by a private equity firm (PE) to another private equity fir...

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Selling a Private Company

A decision to exit a privately held business is more nuanced than a corporate divestiture or another type of business combination. Even when the reaso...

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Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) practices in the Chemicals sector

Rajesh Varma (CDI Global India) Today I have with me Mr. CG Sethuram, a Chemical Engineer from REC and alumnus of the prestigious Indian Institut...

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Building Healthcare Tech Companies and Living Healthier Lives

Gary Epler, CDI Global Partner and Healthcare Industry Co-leader published an article in Yahoo Finance. Read it to learn about building...

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COVID-19's Impact on the Industrial Manufacturing Sector in Europe: Breeding Ground for Corporate Divestments?

Accelerated by the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, many companies have started to evaluate their business models considering structural changes pres...

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The Right Chemistry for the Post-Covid World

A year and a half after the Covid-19 pandemic devastated the world economy, we have seen a strong recovery with the widespread availability of vaccina...

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Technology and Innovation: Driving the New M&A Wave in Functional Ingredients

The functional ingredients market has not only had excellent behavior during Covid-19 but also continues to attract great attention from industrial an...

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Environmental Improvements in Aviation

As air travel quickly increases post-COVID, there is an increasing awareness and concern about the amount of pollution created from commercial aircraf...

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The Fourth Industrial Revolution and Exponential Hypergrowth Healthcare Companies

We are living in the fourth industrial revolution, and it’s exhilarating! The first industrial revolution began during the late 1700s with the devel...

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It is Crucial to Understand the Impact of Working Capital and Other Adjustments in a Transaction

Most transactions are negotiated on a cash-free and debt-free basis. Simply applied, one could assume that the seller keeps all cash and repays all de...

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How is the Luxury M&A Market Evolving During the Pandemic?

At first glance, we can definitely ascertain that we are living a buyer’s time. Interestingly enough, there seems to be a significant disconnect bet...

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The State of the Healthcare Sector M&A Market

After peaking in 2019, healthcare corporate M&A disclosed deal value dropped 37% to $338.6 billion. Deal volume also declined, albeit by a mo...

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The Personal Care Ingredients Sector Remains Ripe for Consolidation

Long gone are the days when personal care was limited to a twice-daily encounter with a bar of carbolic soap. The modern bathroom seems to be overflow...

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Corrugated Packaging: A Growing Sector During the Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has considerably disrupted the global economy and is expected to have an important long-term effect on the market. However, indu...

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10 Ways to Make Your Business More Valuable - Part 2

Are you preparing your company for a future sale? Don’t miss the second half of our 10 Ways to Make Your Business More Valuable as well as a checkli...

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10 Ways to Make Your Business More Valuable - Part 1

If you are considering selling your company, you are likely wondering how much your company may be worth and what makes a business attractive to poten...

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DLT and the Role of Crypto Currencies

After the successful IPO of Coinbase on 14th April 2021 valuing the company around USD 85 billion, digital assets found their inroads into the mainstr...

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The Impact of the Coronavirus on the M & A Market

The Coronavirus caused a strong shift to intracontinental and local transactions in the M&A market. A trend that will continue in 2021.What im...

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The 3 Step Process for a Successful Business Transaction

If you’re thinking of selling your company, you should know what to expect before you begin. The process of selling a company isn’t that complic...

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To Sell in 2021 You Must Take Share to Regain Value!

The problem facing many businesses and their owners is how to regain or accelerate revenues and earnings in 2021 after a COVID-19 affected 2020. ...

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4 Signs of Unprecedented Times in the Semiconductor Industry

The unprecedented times we are living in have not skipped over the semiconductor and advanced technology manufacturing industries. This amazing conflu...

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Tips for Preparing to Sell a Company

Generating the highest price for your company requires a systematic approach to the selling process. Through careful preparation, and owner can ensure...

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When to Sell a Business and Why

Deciding when the time is right to sell a business is one of those questions that many private owners as well as public companies struggle with. In so...

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M&A Market Trends in Spain and Portugal

In this CDI Member Spotlight, CEO Jeff Schmidt sat down with Carmelo de las Morenas, senior partner of CDI Global Iberia, to discuss the current ...

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M&A Insights: Healthcare Industry Trends

The 2021 trend in healthcare M&A is bullish at CDI Global. The Covid crisis has caused an excellent opportunity for both healthcare business ...

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M&A Insights: Special Situations

CDI Global CEO Jeff Schmidt sat down for a conversation with Christian Saxenhammer, managing director of CDI Global Berlin and expert in M&A speci...

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M&A Meets Technology with CDI Global’s Agora Platform

The Agora platform is CDI Global’s innovative approach to facilitate pitches to clients while being able to include interested parties from around t...

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Divestitures: Overlooked Aspect of Active Portfolio Management

Annual strategic planning is a fundamental management process for public and private companies. The refreshed plan documents describe corporate aspira...

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Commercial Aviation in Transition

Many industries have undergone material changes due to the severity, length, and impact of the pandemic. The effect on travel and commercial aviation ...

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C&C Article: CDI Global Iberia SME Perspectives

CDI Global Iberia was featured in the October 2020 edition of Capital & Corporate magazine, discussing the need SMEs (small and mid-size enterpris...

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Defense Industry Trends – November 2020

At CDI Global, we are seeing three core drivers of the growth of the defense business in the coming years: Worldwide defense spending continues...

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CDI Member Spotlight: Mexico Trends and Opportunities

We sat down virtually with Demian Esser of Pedralbes Partners, our newest member firm located in Mexico City, Mexico. Pedralbes was established in 201...

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CDI Member Spotlight: Fashion Industry Outlook

CDI Global welcomes two new partners to our Fashion and Leisure practice group: Paolo Torello-Viera and Carmine Pappagallo. Both have long and success...

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M&A Outlook: A Financial Perspective

Jeff Schmidt, Executive Managing Director and CEO of CDI Global, sat down virtually with Richard Christopher Whalen to discuss current economy and fut...

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2020 M&A Spotlight

As the global pandemic drags on, 2020 deal volume is still significantly reduced compared to predictions made last year, although the initial pause pu...

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Agora: CDI Global’s New Virtual Platform

CDI Global is proud to introduce Agora, our new virtual deal exchange platform. Agora allows our clients to have a direct discussion with CDI Global p...

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Coronavirus: desperate overseas firms turn to China as lockdowns hit home

As infections spread in the US and across Europe, lockdowns are halting business operations Senior managers are also unable to return to China, l...

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Overseas Acquisitions: A Unique Opportunity for Chinese Chemical Companies to Gain Competitive Advantage

Dr. Kai Pflug, Management Consulting – Chemicals (kai.pflug@mc-chemicals.com);Daniel Philip Senger, CDI Global (daniel.philip.senger@cdiglobal.com...

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Should I Sell My Business Now or Hold Off for a Few Years?

Many business owners struggle with the right time to sell their business – should they sell or hold on a bit longer? Their trepidation is rooted in ...

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How Do I Accurately Measure the Value of My Business?

You have spent a lifetime building your business, you know every intimate detail about your company and its industry, but now it might be time to thin...

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Chemicals M&A in 2017: What to look for

Mega-deals 2016 ended on a high note. The early Christmas present delivered by Praxis on December 20th provided a welcome end-o...

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Divesting chemicals businesses in a seller’s market

Timing, as they say, is everything. You’re reaching retirement age and have decided to sell y...

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M&A auctions. What’s not to like?

Broad auctions So, broad auctions. If you’re a buyer, what’s not to like? The selling company does all the heavy lifting in...

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Acquiring chemical companies in a seller’s market

Every cloud… Modest organic growth, an abundance of liquidity and a relative scarcity of suitabl...

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The Keys to Acquiring Family-Owned Businesses

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Secondary buyouts in the Specialty Chemical Sector: the case of Iberchem

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Selling a Private Company
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Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) practices in the Chemicals sector
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Building Healthcare Tech Companies and Living Healthier Lives