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  • Guide To A Healthy & Wealthy Retirement September 22, 2020
    You have worked so hard to build your business and when retirement is finally on the horizon, it is a very exciting time. But it can also come with many questions. These tips will help you navigate the ins and outs of retirement so that you can live your best life. Keep Making Plans Just […]
  • Middle Market M&A Valuation Gaps And Expectations September 18, 2020
    Many factors can impact middle-market M&A deal making, but one of the most significant issues that can affect closing is a valuation gap between the seller and buyer. This tends to be more common during a seller’s market because business owners with successful companies are inclined to wait for the best offer, versus a buyer’s market that […]
  • Benchmark International Successfully Facilitated the Transaction Between Ultimate Medical Services, Inc. and UMS Holdings, LLC of WolfGang Capital September 15, 2020
    Benchmark International is pleased to announce the cross-border acquisition of Ultimate Medical Services, Inc. by UMS Holdings, LLC of the Wolfgang Capital group. Ultimate Medical Services, Inc. is a provider of diagnostic medical imaging equipment and maintenance services for the South, Central United States market. Medical imaging equipment includes digital radiography, computerized radiography, X-rays, Ultrasound, […]
  • 2020 Apparel, Beauty & Home Furnishings Sector Update September 11, 2020
    The COVID-19 pandemic has brought about disruptions for businesses operating in the fashion, beauty and home furnishing sectors. This is because of complicated global supply chains and reliance on discretionary spending by consumers amid record unemployment levels. Keeping these types of businesses adaptive is crucial to their recovery and long-term success. Supply Chain Disruption “Nearshoring” […]
  • Benchmark International Successfully Facilitated the Transaction Between Hagan Heating & Air Conditioning, LLC and NearU HVAC Services September 10, 2020
    Benchmark International has successfully facilitated the acquisition of Hagan Heating & Air Conditioning, LLC (Hagan) by an affiliate of NearU HVAC Services. Hagan is a leading recurring maintenance, installation, repair, and service company specializing in residential and commercial heating, cooling, air quality control, and dehumidifying services. Hagan was founded by Paul Hagan and has been […]
  • 2020 Business And Professional Services Sector Update September 9, 2020
    Business and professional services (BPS) firms are facing increased uncertainty amid the COVID-19 global pandemic. This climate is resulting in less investment and more reliance on revolving credit to maintain access to cash for operating expenses, and keeping priorities on payroll and workforce decisions. Companies with strong liquidity will shift to growth strategies and digital […]
  • The Impact Of 5G On M&A September 3, 2020
    Next-generation 5G networks are widely viewed as one of the most impactful and anticipated technological developments in current times. With super-high speeds of 100 times faster than that of 4G networks, 5G is expected to bring broadband connectivity to 10 times the wireless devices and usher society into a digital industrial revolution that will open […]
  • Should You Consider Cross-border M&A? September 1, 2020
    The world economy’s appetite for cross-border mergers and acquisitions continues to grow in popularity amid globalization and the emergence of new technologies. These types of global deals offer their fair share of risks and rewards. So how do you know if it’s the right strategy for your company? While there is no magical equation to […]
  • Benchmark International Successfully Facilitated the Transaction Between HireVergence LLC and August 28, 2020
    Benchmark International has successfully facilitated the transaction between HireVergence LLC and HireVergence, based in Tampa, Florida, is a highly specialized staffing firm providing experienced cybersecurity and IT resources to clients of all sizes nationwide. The founders of HireVergence, Mark Tuszynski, Dave Gilden, and Julio Sanchez, bring more than 50 years of combined experience in […]
  • 2020 Industrials Sector Update August 24, 2020
    The industrials sector has had to adapt to significant disruption due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, and the challenges associated with it. While 2020 started on a very positive note with rapid growth for the global manufacturing sector, manufacturing output plummeted throughout the beginning of the year and into May due to shutdowns around the […]
  • Benchmark International Successfully Facilitated the Transaction Between Hall Building Products, Inc. and Reddi Industries, Inc. August 21, 2020
    Benchmark International is pleased to announce the acquisition between Hall Building Products, Inc. and Reddi Industries, Inc. Hall Building Products provides an array of building supplies to commercial and residential works, primarily servicing customers in Oklahoma and the northern Texas region. Reddi Industries is a Wichita, Kansas based home and commercial services company that added […]
  • Benchmark International Successfully Facilitated the Transaction Between Sportfit Support Services Limited and Tristone Healthcare Ltd August 20, 2020
    Benchmark International is pleased to announce that it has completed a transaction between Southampton-based care providers Sportfit Support Services (Sportfit) and Manchester-based buy-and-build company, Tristone Healthcare. Established in 2010 and incorporated in 2012, Sportfit is a specialist emergency, domiciliary and short break active care provider offering high-end support to 16-19 years olds with developmental delays, […]
  • Benchmark International Has Successfully Facilitated the Transaction Between BTech Manufacturing Inc. and a Private Investor August 20, 2020
    Benchmark International has successfully facilitated the transaction between BTech Manufacturing Inc. and a private investor in the Houston, Texas market. BTech Manufacturing Inc. is a component manufacturer and distributor of machined products. The company provides necessary components to the oil and gas industry, brazing stations, and other machined parts to air conditioning manufacturers and repair […]
  • 2020 Real Estate Sector Update August 19, 2020
    The real estate industry, both commercial and residential, is undergoing transformation due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. People are working from home, traveling less, and some are migrating to smaller cities. Digitalization is becoming more prevalent, as owners, developers and managers of properties are seeking out virtual and touchless solutions to ensure safety […]
  • 2020 Technology, Media And Telecom Sector Update August 17, 2020
    As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact everyday life, the technology, media and telecom sectors are playing critical roles in keeping people connected, working, and entertained. As more people work remotely and home school, the services provided by tech and telecom companies remain in peak demand by families and businesses. Acquisitions are driving growth in […]
  • 10 Things To Do During This Slowdown If You Plan To Sell In The Next Three Years August 14, 2020
    The explosion of the tech bubble, popping of the telecom bubble, 9/11, the financial crisis, now this. One of the benefits of working on mergers and acquisitions through unfortunate times is that you gain a good perspective on what lies ahead after the crisis passes. More specifically, you learn how acquirers will react and this […]
  • 2020 Healthcare Sector Update August 12, 2020
    As we reach the middle of Q3, a look back at the past several months in the healthcare sector indicates certain key trends for the industry and how it is expected to undergo transformation into the future. Continued Innovation Even during a pandemic, innovation and development continues. Pharmaceutical, biotech, healthcare IT and medical device companies […]
  • Overview Of Steps In The M&A Process August 10, 2020
    The processes behind mergers and acquisitions can be quite complicated. Each deal is unique and has its own level of intricacies. However, all M&A transactions tend to follow a basic framework of steps. Most M&A advisory firms follow this basic framework, but bring their own methodologies to the table. This outline will give you a […]
  • Benchmark International Successfully Facilitated the Transaction Between DevelopScripts LLC and Awection Inc August 6, 2020
    Benchmark International has successfully facilitated the transaction between DevelopScripts LLC and Awection Inc, a SaaS company in the Dallas, Texas market. Awection Inc is the most recent business endeavor undertaken by entrepreneur, Alex Guiva. DevelopScripts is a Texas-based company that offers a white-label, subscription-based digital platform allowing users to organize, manage, and conduct auctions through […]
  • Dealmaking Milestone for Benchmark International August 5, 2020
    Benchmark International’s corporate finance team in Oxford has reached the milestone of completing 100 deals.