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Florida Private Equity Deal Flow Down In 2016

There were 96 private equity deals closed in Florida in the first half of 2016, which is slightly down from the 103 deals closed the same time last year, according to a new report form Miami-based private equity and investment banking firm Cassel Salpeter & Co.

Use Great Finance Pros To Guide Planning, Strategy

In my experience working with middle-market business owners, I have often observed that many of them underestimate the importance of having access to solid and timely financial information and support from great finance professionals to guide their daily decision-making and strategic planning. Having seen companies and managers suffer the consequences of this risky practice, I have confirmed that it is critical to have the right financial support and infrastructure in place.

Recession ahead? Prepare your business for risks

Several timely issues and trends — today’s low interest and low growth rates, and the ultimate impact of Brexit — are making it critical for middle-market business owners to continually evaluate their businesses and implement the right strategies to protect their best interests.

The LANG Companies has been acquired by IG Design Group

Headquartered in Waukesha, Wisconsin, The LANG Companies, Inc. is a leading supplier of specialty consumer and gift products, offering some of the most well-known brands in the industry. Lang delivers innovative and exclusive products while holding licensing rights for several professional sports league, college, and other brands.

Thinking of selling your business? Avoid these costly mistakes

For middle-market business owners thinking of selling their businesses, it can be easy to make a common — and costly — mistake: having the wrong valuation expectation. Influenced by hearsay and news reports of high valuations related to larger businesses and mega mergers and acquisitions, they develop overinflated expectations for the value of their own companies. As a result, they put themselves in a position of becoming disappointed, wasting time and resources, and missing opportunities.

NephroGenex, Inc. Commences Voluntary Chapter 11 Proceeding; Seeks To Initiate Sale Process Under Section 363

In connection with its decision to seek Chapter 11 protection, NephroGenex has retained the investment banking firm of Cassel Salpeter & Co., LLC, to assist with the anticipated sale of its assets through a sale process under Section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code. To that end, NephroGenex anticipates that it will seek approval by the Court of appropriate bidding and sale procedures in the early weeks of its Chapter 11 case.