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Sun Acquisitions Announces the Sale of a Document Destruction & Shredding Company

Acquisition of South Bay Document Destruction: Sun Acquisitions is pleased to announce the successful acquisition of South Bay Document Destruction Inc., located in Gardena, California. South Bay Document Destruction was founded in 1978 by the Barile Family. The company provides onsite, offsite and drop-off document destruction services to a large and loyal commercial customer base. […]

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Sun Acquisitions Announces the Sale of a Disaster & Damage Restoration Company

Sun Acquisitions is pleased to announce the successful acquisition of a full-service disaster restoration company, Disaster Solution, Inc., located in the Southern Chicago suburbs. Disaster Solution offers a full-service solution to both residential and commercial customers that experience water damage, fire damage, or damage from any other disaster. The services include: mitigation, full reconstruction, board […]

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Sun Acquisitions announces the sale of a Commercial Electrical Contractor

Sun Acquisitions is pleased to announce the sale of a full-service commercial electrical contractor company, based in the Greater Chicago Area. The company has been in operation since the late 1990s and is a leader in the electrical installation, repair and replacement services. They provide turn-key electrical solutions to primarily commercial clients. They are equipped […]

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Sun Acquisitions Secures Six Domestic Buy-Side Mandates

Sun Acquisitions is pleased to announce six new buy-side engagements. These campaigns will be primarily focused on domestic privately held businesses. Sun Acquisitions is working with a variety of clients consisting of strategics, private investors and private equity firms. The engagements consist of a search for companies in the following industries: Private equity firm looking […]

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Sun Acquisitions has successfully facilitated Fairlight One’s acquisition of Homerun Technology

Sun Acquisitions announced today the successful acquisition of Homerun Technology, a Midwest provider of customized electronic solutions, by Fairlight One, LLC.  Fairlight One engaged Sun Acquisitions in a Chicago area search for a targeted services company to acquire and operate. Tim Lahey, Founder of Fairlight One, stated, “I am very pleased to acquire Homerun Technology […]

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Sun Acquisitions Announces the Sale of a Machining and Fabrication Shop

Sun Acquisitions is pleased to announce the successful acquisition of Keller Machine & Welding, located in Valparaiso, Indiana. Keller Machine & Welding was founded in the early 1990s. Since inception, the company offers custom machining, custom fabrication and millwright services to its commercial customer base. They are well-equipped with the machining and fabrication equipment, as […]

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Due Diligence – How to Approach It From a Buyers Perspective

There are plenty of reasons why a serious buyer should conduct due diligence before committing themselves to a merger and acquisition. The top reason, however, is because due diligence lowers the risk of the deal for the buyer. There isn’t one way to go about the process, but the steps outlined in this blog have […]

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Why Larger Companies Get Larger Multiples

Does the size of a company really matter where business valuation is concerned? To what extent does the size of an enterprise and its revenue affect valuation multiples? To answer simply: Yes, size does matter in business valuation. In fact, where multiples are concerned – it matters a great deal. One only has to study […]

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Sun Acquisitions Announces the Sale of a Mobile Document Destruction Firm

Sun Acquisitions is pleased to announce the successful acquisition of Land Shark Shredding, a mobile document destruction firm based in Kentucky. Land Shark Shredding was founded in 2007 and operated as a certified Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Business. They provide mobile on-site recurring document destruction services, one-time purge shredding projects, and media & product destruction. The company […]

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Sun Acquisitions Announces the Sale of a Commercial IT Services Provider

Sun Acquisitions is pleased to announce the sale of an experienced commercial IT services provider, based in the Greater Chicago Area. The company, founded 25 years ago, provides a full range of IT services and have implemented recurring revenue streams from a large majority of their client base, which include law firms, accounting firms, and […]

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Integration – Communications Plan

Why do so many post-merger integration plans struggle to be implemented? What can merger experts do to facilitate and streamline integration efforts? To answer this question we have to look at the communication plan. Did you know that poor communication costs midsize to large corporations on average $62.4 million annually? Communication, as we all know, […]

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Integration – Culture Consideration

How important exactly is company culture in M&A transactions? Well, according to a study by Isaac Dixon, “Culture Management and Mergers and Acquisitions”, cultural incompatibilities are the root cause of 30% of failed M&A integrations. Despite this research, many executives are dismissive of culture, an outlook that places the responsibility of managing potential culture clashes […]

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Sun Acquisitions Announces the Sale of Commercial Disaster Recovery Services Provider

Sun Acquisitions is pleased to announce the successful acquisition of Recovery Solutions, a commercial disaster recovery services provider based within the Greater Chicago area. Recovery Solutions was founded in 2005 to provide commercial clients with a comprehensive & turn-key plan for disaster recovery services such as: mobile office facilities, business resumption, independent communications, and any […]

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Post Merger – Integration Checklist

Do you have a post-merger integration (PMI) plan and checklist? Who is in charge of leading the PMI team? What are the respective PMI milestones? Post-merger integration is as much a part of the M&A life cycle as due diligence, transaction approvals, and the final contract signing. “Ideally, you would start planning as soon as […]

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How to Confirm Seller Motivation

Have you always wanted to own a company and are currently thinking of buying a business? Purchasing a business that is already established comes with many advantages. You’re acquiring a business that has already garnered a favorable reputation, sound financial track record, loyal employees and has good relationships with vendors and suppliers. By purchasing an […]

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Corporate Acquisition Strategy

Over the long haul, many companies fail to reinvent themselves and it ultimately leads to their downfall.  Eventually, competitors will catch up or new technology will replace the status quo.  Having the financial resources to invest in research and development is a stretch for most, so typically acquisitions provide the easiest option. Before building the […]

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How to Navigate a Buyer or Seller’s Initial Meeting

First impressions count. Whether you’re a prospective buyer or a hopeful seller, the initial meeting is very important as it will set the tone of your negotiations. As experienced business brokers, we place great value on preparing our clients on knowing how to successfully navigate their way in this introductory encounter. We coach them on […]

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Are You Financially Ready?

Are you financially ready to sell your business? Getting a business to a place where you can present it to potential buyers can be an exhaustive process. There is legal preparation before selling to be handled, determining the right time to sell, and reading up on every aspect of things owners should know prior to […]

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Sun Acquisitions Announces the Sale of Leading Industrial & Construction Equipment Distributor

Sun Acquisitions is pleased to announce the successful acquisition of Martin Implement, a leading heavy industrial and construction equipment distributor with three locations in Illinois. Martin Implement, founded in 1945, distributes major brands of heavy equipment throughout the Midwest for the following industries: industrial, construction, agricultural, and turf. They also provide equipment rentals and maintain […]

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Buyer Motivation – How to Confirm

Selling a business involves sharing sensitive information with would-be buyers. However, before you disclose this kind of business intelligence you need to know and understand the reasons why a certain investor is interested in acquiring your company. How do you go about confirming whether a potential buyer has honest intentions or not? Let’s discuss this. […]

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