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latest updates from JACKFINN

03.15.2012

Energy Squad launches new website; adds JACKFINN to Strategy Team

11.16.2011

Integreon’s Grail Research issues an interesting report on the impact of the recession “Green spending” by consumers Grail Research’s ‘The Green Evolution’ Report Reveals That Fewer Consumers Are Buying Green Products

01.24.2012

Another fast growing JACKFINN client making great news: Mindseye TunnelVision Streamlines eDiscovery Workflow through Seamless Integration with Relativity

Insights

short thoughts, inspiration and strategy for business and finance

03.05.2012

Here’s an old one that certainly still rings true:  People don't plan to fail, they fail to plan.

03.04.2012

According to the SBA, over 50% of small businesses fail in the first five years.  Most common reasons are 1) Lack of Experience, 2) Insufficient Capital, 3) poor asset allocation and 4) unexpected growth.  These issues sound pretty applicable to larger companies as well if you ask me.  Hire and train capable staff, properly raise and allocate funds, and be prepared for change.

03.03.2012

Reverse break fees are increasing in popularity as a way to minimize Seller risk and it could be that these types of arrangements become the norm if the markets remain choppy.

03.02.2012

Spin-offs were done in record numbers in 2011 as a way to unlock value for shareholders - - look for this trend to continue in 2012.

03.01.2012

While traditional financing for acquisitions remains less readily available, many PE firms are turning directly to their Limited Partners to make significant investment directly in deals

02.29.2012

Metrics Management thought of the day – Step 8:  Enjoy the ride!  If you are successful in implementing and executing Steps 1 through 7, you will greatly increase your probability of the “Win” - - whatever the Win might be!

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