Operational Due Diligence

Operational Due Diligence

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If you are considering selling your business or a piece of your business … Or if you are considering purchasing a business … You’ll want a critical review of the business operations. What is Operational Due Diligence ? Operational Due Diligence is a review of the main operations of a target company and attempts to confirm (or not) that(…)

What is Business Consulting and Why You Should Consider Hiring a Business Consultant

What Is Business Consulting

Business consultants have become a critical part of an organization or company’s ability to achieve their optimum performance. Business consultants not only can save you time and money but they also increase your competitive position by expanding your professionalism. Business Consultants are outside experts that can bring a fresh perspective to existing business challenges. They can(…)

IT In Business

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IT In Business is the use of information technology as a business tool.  Used properly it can be a competitive advantage in today’s business environment. The old days of CIOs building their empires are gone. IT is and should be treated as a Service Bureau whether it is sourced internally or externally.  All companies must focus on thier(…)

Consultant or Coach

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You know your business is not running at it’s maximum efficiency. You have a high need to turn this around, and after reading a bunch of articles, taking to people you trust, you know you need help but don’t know exactly what kind. The people you know and trust that have helped you along the(…)

Thinking of buying or investing in a business

Operational Due Diligence

Thinking of buying or investing in a business.  Think twice.   Buying or investing in a business is risky, or better yet get help collecting and analyzing the data necessary to try and minimize your risk. The next consideration is completing a comprehensive operational due diligence in a cost effective manner.  However an inadequate diligence can(…)

M&A News Sept

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Science and technology innovator Danaher (DHR) has agreed to buy Cepheid (CPHD) for about $4 billion. Cepheid is a global molecular diagnostics company. Cepheid shares were up about 50 percent in premarket trading. (Press Release) Enbridge (ENB), the largest pipeline company in Canada, has agreed to buy Spectra Energy (SE) in an all-stock deal valued at(…)

Price of Gold is Under Pressure

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Feb 11, 2015 The price of gold on the spot market hit $1,222.20 per ounce, down $11 USD from Monday’s price. This is the weakest gold has been since January. Technical traders moved to aggressive short selling positions as gold broke through its 50-day moving average. There is a tale of 2 gold markets. One(…)

Crude Oil Prices Drop Below the May 2010 Price


November 27, 2014, LONDON In the afternoon session of the ICE Futures Crude Oil Prices drop below the May 2010 price of $67.75 before recovering to close at $69.11. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), twelve Oil Ministers meeting Vienna, Austria, choose to hold to their production levels. OPEC typically lowers production levels(…)