add-on acquisition Connecticut lawyer

How to Reap the Benefits of Add-On Acquisitions

An add-on acquisition is when a company is added by a private equity firm to one of its platform companies or by a strategic buyer in which the acquired company becomes part of an existing company.  For private equity, add-on acquisitions are valuable because they can add value to their platform or act as a means of inorganic growth prior to sale.  They can also increase product offerings, eliminate duplicate ...

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Qualified opportunity zones

Advantages and Disadvantages of Investing in an Opportunity Zones

Qualified opportunity zones were created under the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.  These zones are economically-stressed communities that can benefit from opportunity zone investments by creating jobs and stimulating economic development.  Qualified opportunity zones can be found throughout the United States; these areas are qualified opportunity zones if they have a poverty rate of at least 20% or if the median family incomes are no greater than 80% of those ...

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first lien debt Connecticut attorneys

First Lien Loan Vs. Second Lien Loans

Life can be expensive, and there are many reasons that a person can get behind on their bills, such as losing a job, having a kid, or paying for college.  Whatever the reason, when a person goes into debt, they will need to find a way to resolve this issue.  One of the ways that people receive extra time to pay back debt is by getting loans.  There are a ...

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Protecting Your Cellphone During Transit

Many times when a person no longer needs their cellphone, they pass it on to a loved one.  It could be their cousin, aunt, friend, or even someone that bought it online.  When they give their phone away, however, that person may not live very close to them.  For that reason, they’ll need to send it through the mail.  This can be a little risky, however, as you never know ...

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Protecting Your Packages Against Humidity

Whether you’re a first-time sender or you send packages every day to clients, you want to guarantee that your packages are arriving at its destination without any harm.  You can do so by putting them in a size-appropriate package, labeling them if necessary (fragile, handle with care, caution), and adding cushion to fragile packages.  There’s also another thing that you should consider: weather conditions.  Your package may go through rough ...

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How to Package Your Products Before Shipping

Business owners know how important it is to keep their customers happy.  They’ll get good reviews, the customers will recommend them to their friends, and they will even be repeat customers.  That being said, it’s important to provide a good experience to your customers, every step of the way.  This starts with the customer service; your clients should feel like your customer service representatives are there for them every step ...

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urologists in New York

3 Common Reasons to See a Urologist

Urologists in New York specialize in the genitourinary tract, which includes the kidneys, urinary tract infections, bladder and kidney cancer, kidney stones, and more.  For most men, regular visits to the urologist in New York usually start around the age of 40, but that’s not always the case.  Anytime a man feels “off”, or has irregularities, such as blood in their urine, they should see their urologist.  There are common ...

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Qualified opportunity zones

Frequently Asked Questions About Opportunity Zones

Qualified opportunity zones are census tracts that are composed of economically distressed communities.  This was created by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, which allowed certain investments in lower income areas to have tax advantages.  To qualify as an opportunity zone, an area needs to meet certain low-income requirements, such as a poverty rate of at least 20 percent.  Since more and more people are gaining interest in ...

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exit planning CT attorneys

Common Business Exit Strategies

Business exit strategies are a business owners plan to sell his or her ownership in a company.  This gives them a chance to reduce their stake in the business and limit losses if the business was not successful.  If the business was successful, on the other hand, it could also lead to a significant profit.  Many people include an exit strategy in their business plan before launching the business in ...

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