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  • Benchmark International Successfully Facilitated the Transaction Between Scott, Singleton, Fincher & Company, PC and Park Associates, PLLC January 22, 2021
    Benchmark International has successfully facilitated the transaction between Scott, Singleton, Fincher & Company and Park Associates, PLLC. Scott, Singleton, Fincher & Company, PC is a public accounting firm that provides audit, review, taxation, and compilation services. It serves a variety of clients, including businesses and individuals but specializes in providing auditing services for nonprofit and […]
  • 5 Things Benchmark International Tells Sellers to Ask Buyers January 21, 2021
    The first thing that can help a buyer purchase a business is putting their best foot forward in their first conversations with a seller. Buyers are often unsure what exactly a seller is looking to hear or how to impress a seller in the initial discussion. Below are a few of the things Benchmark International […]
  • Benchmark International Named Best Practice Operator of the Year (Corporate Finance) for International Markets and USA January 20, 2021
    We are pleased to announce that Benchmark International has been named ‘Best Practice Operator of the Year (Corporate Finance)’ for both International Markets and the USA at the ACQ Global Awards of 2020. 215,000 ACQ5 subscribers were asked to nominate/vote for those they felt were the leading players within their jurisdiction. The total number of […]
  • Benchmark International Successfully Facilitated the Transaction Between Ace Security & Electrical Ltd and Churches Fire Security Ltd January 18, 2021
    Benchmark International is pleased to announce the sale of Essex-based Ace Security & Electrical to Churches Fire & Security. Established in 1981 and specialising in all aspects of fire and security, Ace Security & Electrical designs, installs, and maintains a vast range of security and fire safety systems, specialising in technologically complex and intricate solutions. […]
  • Small Business Grants That Are Available to Help Your Business Grow January 14, 2021
    Small business grants can provide the cash that you need without you paying it back as they do not require repayment of any kind. There are several government agencies, nonprofits, and private businesses or corporations that provide essentially free money in the form of grants to small business owners. The key is to find grants […]
  • Benchmark International Successfully Facilitated the Transaction Between StatKing Consulting, Inc and Genesis Biotechnology Group January 12, 2021
    Benchmark International facilitated the transaction between StatKing Consulting, Inc and Genesis Biotechnology Group. The seller, StatKing Consulting, has been providing data related clinical services to the pharmaceutical and medical device industries for over 30 years. StatKing has evolved to become an industry-respected, full-service Contract Research Organization led by two distinguished individuals, Dennis King and Rod […]
  • Benchmark International Successfully Facilitated the Transaction Between CCAC, Inc and an Affiliate of Southern Air Heating & Cooling January 11, 2021
    CCAC is a Texas-based full-service heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) company.  They focus on servicing and installing residential and light commercial markets: the company services Corpus Christi and the surrounding areas. Founded in 1994, Southern Air Heating & Cooling is a BBB Accredited and NATE Certified HVAC and plumbing services business serving residents across […]
  • Benchmark International Successfully Facilitated the Transaction Between Arcus Consultancy Services Limited and ERM-Europe Ltd January 11, 2021
    Benchmark International is pleased to announce the sale of Arcus Consultancy Services (“Arcus Consultancy”) to ERM-Europe (“ERM”). Arcus Consultancy is an award-winning, multidisciplinary environmental, planning and engineering consultancy, specialising in the renewable energy sector. Clients include five of the ‘big six’ UK energy suppliers and projects include some of the most significant renewable energy schemes […]
  • Leading Positive Change After an Acquisition January 8, 2021
    Though every business will go through changes as it evolves, being acquired by a business is perhaps the one that can be the most stressful for its employees. There can be much uncertainty for a company that is acquired. If not handled properly, the buyer can lose some of their people (along with their customer […]
  • Benchmark International Successfully Facilitated the Transaction Between Alliance Dx, LLC and Tesis Laboratory January 7, 2021
    Benchmark International is pleased to announce the acquisition between Alliance Dx LLC and Tesis Laboratory, doing business as Claro labs. Alliance Dx is a clinical pathology laboratory that provides diagnostic testing services for physician-referred patients in the healthcare sector. The company examines and analyzes DNA, body tissue, and other bodily samples for testing specific to […]
  • 2021 M&A Outlook January 6, 2021
    The Beginning of the End The turbulent year of 2020 is finally in our rearview mirror. While so many lives have been lost and everyday life is still far from normal, effective vaccines for COVID-19 are being distributed, offering hope for a near-term end to the disruption we’ve endured for the past year. Markets have […]
  • Why Choose An M&A Firm Over An Industry Expert? December 30, 2020
    Many business owners believe that enlisting an expert in their industry is the right way to go when selling their companies. But if you want to rake in the most value for your business, there’s a better way. There is no question that mergers and acquisitions are complicated and subject to constantly changing market conditions […]
  • M&A As A Strategic Opportunity For Business Owners December 28, 2020
    It is not uncommon for a company acquisition to be viewed as a simple transaction that means transferring the business from one owner to another. But rather than just allowing the business to simply carry on as is under new leadership, a merger or acquisition should be viewed as a solid strategy to boost the […]
  • Benchmark International Successfully Facilitated the Transaction Between Marley Drug, Inc. and Medicure Inc. December 23, 2020
    Benchmark International is pleased to announce the transaction between Marley Drug, Inc. (“Marley Drug”) and Medicure Pharma Inc., the US subsidiary of Medicure Inc. (“Medicure”). Marley Drug is a North Carolina corporation owned by Dr. David Marley and his wife, Elizabeth Marley. The company operates as a hybrid walk-in local pharmacy and a nationwide mail-order […]
  • 2020 M&A In The Global Sports World December 22, 2020
    In early 2020, there was plenty of optimism for investment opportunities and growth in the sports sector prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, which has since caused disruption in nearly every sector around the world. Financial uncertainty has been a large factor in addition to issues surrounding player contracts and broadcasting rights. Mergers and acquisitions activity […]
  • Benchmark International Successfully Facilitated the Transaction Between Industrial Water Management Ltd and EnviroChemie Group GmbH December 21, 2020
    Benchmark International is pleased to announce the sale of Dublin-based Industrial Water Management to German-based EnviroChemie Group, a subsidiary of SKion Water GmbH. Industrial Water Management has been established since 1974 and is engaged in the manufacture and supply of boiler and cooling water treatment chemicals and technical backup services, secondary disinfection equipment, remedial services […]
  • Benchmark International Successfully Facilitated the Transaction Between Card Geotechnics Limited and CET Infrastructure December 21, 2020
    Benchmark International is pleased to announce the transaction between Surrey-based Card Geotechnics (CGL) and Palatine-backed CET Infrastructure. CGL is a specialist geotechnical and geoenvironmental consultancy, providing services for a wide spectrum of ground-based challenges across the construction industry. Using advanced software, the company pioneers time and cost-effective solutions to accommodate clients’ specifications. Operating from seven […]
  • Post-COVID Due Diligence December 18, 2020
    No one knows for sure how much longer the COVID-19 pandemic will be affecting our lives and our businesses. But we do know that mergers and acquisitions are still happening, deal activity will pick up, and the way we approach due diligence in a post-COVID world has the power to make major differences when it […]
  • Benchmark International is Pleased to Announce Our Attendance at the ACG New York Annual Technology M&A Conference December 16, 2020
    Benchmark International is pleased to announce our attendance at the ACG New York Annual Technology M&A Conference on December 16, 2020. The conference is devoted to deal making in the middle-market technology sector. Key elements include: Multi billions in dry powder represented Attendees include premier technology investors and intermediaries 100+ senior capital providers and technology sector […]
  • Grow Your Business Through A Strategic Alliance Or Strategic Partnership December 15, 2020
    Mergers and acquisitions are proven highly effective strategies for business owners that want to create growth, diversify, save a struggling business, or craft an exit strategy for their retirement. But maybe you are seeking a less-permanent measure to boost your bottom line. By forming a strategic alliance or a strategic partnership with another business, you […]