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  • The Impact of U.S. Infrastructure Investment on M&A October 18, 2021
    The U.S. Senate recently passed the $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill, titled the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), to improve the country’s roads, bridges, and utilities. The bill does face an uncertain future in the House of Representatives, where its support is more limited. Still, the Democratic Party could use the reconciliation process to […]
  • Benchmark International’s Jack Redwood Shortlisted for Young Dealmaker of the Year October 15, 2021
    Benchmark International is pleased to announce that Associate Director, Jack Redwood, has been shortlisted by the Thames Valley Deal Awards in the category of Young Dealmaker of the Year. The leading event in the region’s corporate finance calendar, the awards bring together corporate finance advisers, lawyers, bankers, private equity investors, accountants, and funding specialists. The […]
  • Benchmark International Successfully Facilitated the Transaction Between Open Learning Holdings (PTY) LTD and Kagiso Capital (PTY) LTD October 14, 2021
    Benchmark International is pleased to have advised Open Learning Holdings on the sale of their wholly-owned subsidiary, the Open Learning Group (Pty) Ltd, to Kagiso Capital (Pty) Ltd. Open Learning Group (Pty) Ltd (OLG) is a private Higher Education institution specialising in distance learning educational programmes. Considered as the most affordable, effective , and flexible […]
  • Benchmark International Successfully Facilitated the Transaction Between KeCo Limited and Sabert Corporation Europe October 14, 2021
    Benchmark International is delighted to announce the transaction between Cambridgeshire-based KeCo and Brussels-based Sabert Europe. KeCo is a fast-growing UK manufacturer and provider of sustainable foodservice packaging made from paperboard and bagasse. The company has its own trademarked StrEAT® range, as well as owning Karrott, a unique AR app offering customers the opportunity to integrate […]
  • The Latest Sales Trends Heading Into 2022 October 13, 2021
    Every business owner should be keeping up with the top sales trends being used to boost companies’ bottom lines in today’s tech-driven economy. So what does the future hold? Use these sales trends insights to make sure you’re doing every last thing you can to take your business to the next level. Social Selling Over […]
  • The Myth Behind Multiples: How Buyers Really Value a Business October 8, 2021
    A topic common to the mergers and acquisitions market is the measure known as the business valuation multiple. This method determines a company’s value by its potential to earn in the future. It calculates a business’s highest value by assigning a multiplier figure to its current revenue. Multipliers differ based on the industry, economic climate, […]
  • What Buyers Are Saying About Benchmark International October 6, 2021
    We love to hear positive feedback from our clients, and we often share past client experiences with other parties. We showcase how Benchmark went above and beyond for sellers to get a deal across the line, or how value was added to a specific transaction. However, if you are considering hiring an M&A firm to […]
  • Benchmark International Successfully Facilitated the Transaction Between North Country Family Practice and an Undisclosed Buyer October 4, 2021
    Benchmark International facilitated the Transaction between North Country Family Practice, P.A., located in Southlake, a suburb of the Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas market, and an undisclosed buyer.
  • Benchmark International Successfully Facilitated the Transaction Between Endevis and Job.com October 1, 2021
    Endevis operates three divisions, including professional contract staffing, direct professional placement, and recruitment process outsourcing across the United States. The leadership team alone now has over 150 years of combined experience in the recruiting business. Endevis’ industry reputation, experienced leadership, and passion for helping clients made them a prime target for acquirers. Job.com is becoming […]
  • Benchmark International Successfully Facilitated the Transaction Between X Caliber Container, LLC and LongWater Opportunities September 30, 2021
    Benchmark International’s client X Caliber Container, LLC, a Texas-based steel shipping and cargo containers provider, has successfully sold to LongWater Opportunities in Dallas, Texas. X Caliber Container provides steel storage containers for a large and well-diversified customer base on a national scale with various products that overlap into several varied markets within the steel container […]
  • Don't Miss Benchmark International's Newest Volume of The Mark September 28, 2021
    Our Benchmark International team is proud to have released our latest exclusive publication of The Mark, Vol. XX. This new version titled “RANKED #1,” features a slew of helpful information to enlighten you as a business owner, answer important questions you might have, and apprise you of the latest and greatest updates in M&A and […]
  • High Net Worth Retirement Planning Tips September 27, 2021
    You’ve proven you are an expert at running a successful business, and you know how to make money. But are you an expert when it comes to retirement? There are certain financial factors that high-net-worth individuals should consider leading up to retirement.  
  • What Is Decentralized Finance? September 22, 2021
    Decentralized finance, also known as DeFi, makes financial products available to anyone on a decentralized blockchain network. Through this relatively new software system, all parties can interact directly through applications, eliminating a need for middlemen such as banks or institutions to facilitate transactions. It also eliminates a need for proof of identification or age requirements […]
  • First Time Acquirer: How to Get a Loan to Acquire a Business September 17, 2021
    Now that you have found the perfect business for you to acquire, the question is, how do you finance the transaction? Most buyers will use a mix of debt and equity, but if you are a first-time acquirer, you may need help on where to go for the debt piece of the equation.If you have […]
  • Benchmark International Successfully Facilitated the Transaction Between The Colography Group, Inc. and Halstatt Legacy Partners September 16, 2021
    Benchmark International is pleased to announce the successful transaction between The Colography Group, Inc. and Halstatt Legacy Partners.
  • 15 of The Most Luxurious Hotels in The World September 13, 2021
    Now that the COVID-19 pandemic is settling into our rearview mirrors, so many of us have been itching to get out there to enjoy an indulgent vacation and a much-deserved change of scenery. So, here you will find a list of some of the most luxurious hotels in the world (in no particular order) to […]
  • Why Companies Need Mergers and Acquisitions September 8, 2021
    There are many reasons that mergers and acquisitions are critical tools for companies of all sizes, some of which may not even be fully realized by business owners. Ultimately, it’s all about achieving positive results for the business by making strategic moves that make sense, all depending upon what the fundamental goal (or goals) may […]
  • The Critical Focus On Cybersecurity In M&A Deals September 3, 2021
    The recent cyberattack on the Colonial Pipeline in the U.S. is a glaring reminder of the vulnerabilities that all industries face, as well as the costly repercussions that can be a result of such a situation. Colonial Pipeline Co. paid the hacker group $5 million to have the company released from the ransomware to restore […]
  • Benchmark International Successfully Facilitated the Acquisition of an Industrial Services Firm and Crete Mechanical Group September 2, 2021
    Benchmark International is pleased to announce the transaction between our client, a prominent industrial services firm, and Crete Mechanical Group (“CMG”). Crete Mechanical Group (“CMG”) is a multi-site owner, operator, and business partner to mechanical service businesses in the United States. CMG partners with entrepreneurs and owners of HVAC, electrical, plumbing, controls, and other mechanical […]
  • Outlook & Advantages of International Mergers and Acquisitions September 1, 2021
    The COVID-19 pandemic is critically affecting the world's economies when businesses were already adapting to volatility and uncertainty as a way of life. With the economic outlook and threats of all kinds continuing to test even the most influential organizations, companies face various challenges as they work to find growth and stay competitive. One of […]