Center for Private Company Excellence Blog

Cost of Capital vs. Cost of Being Wrong: Which is More Important?

March 22, 2019

Understanding the cost of capital is critical for any company that is considering a large capital allocation decision such as an expansion, acquisition, or shareholder transaction.View

6 Basics Steps for Succession Planning

March 14, 2019

Here is an outline of the basic steps that should be incorporated in most succession plans.View

How Will Interest Rates Impact You and Your Business?

March 7, 2019

Here are nine of the most prevalent ways that higher interest rates impact businesses and business owners.View

Potential Implications of New Business Interest Expense Deduction Limitations

March 1, 2019

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) is generally viewed as providing opportunities to reduce Federal income taxes paid with respect to business activities. For the most part, that is true. However, there are some potentially negative components of the TCJA.View

Are You Making Any of These 4 Common Pricing Mistakes?

February 21, 2019

One of the quickest ways to improve the profitability of your business is to adjust pricing methods and strategies. Here are 4 common pricing mistakes to keep in mind.View

When the Tide is High, It’s A Good Time to Reexamine your Business Strategy

February 18, 2019

My advice to companies when economic conditions change is to use it as an opportunity to improve the business. Here are a few areas to consider now.View

Resources to Prepare the Next Generation of Your Family Business

February 7, 2019

When we work with family businesses to structure and execute their ownership transition to the next generation, we often get questions from the exiting generation about the resources that may be available for their children after they are gone.View

Owner Readiness is the Toughest Element of a Private Company Transition

January 25, 2019

The most successful business transitions tend to have one thing in common and it is often the most significant factor – an owner who was ready.View

Qualified Opportunity Zones Offer Potential Tax Benefits When Selling a Business

January 18, 2019

When owners are considering a sale of their business as an exit strategy, identifying how much will be remain after paying taxes can be a critical component of the decision processes.View

Succession Planning Best Practices

January 10, 2019

When a business owner looks to transition, it may create uncertainty and tension for both internal and external stakeholders. To alleviate concerns and minimize risks, certain steps should be taken to ensure a smooth transition.View