Matthew Caras

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    Features

    Industry M&A – Part 2

    2017-02-01T00:00:00

    In the first installment of this two-part series, we described some of the demographic trends we are observing that lead us to the conclusion that business owner demographics will drive continued consolidation over the next two years. In this second installment, we posit that families can face the realities of ...

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    Features

    Industry M&A – Part 1

    2017-01-04T00:00:00

    In this first installment of a two-part series, we describe some of the demographic trends we are observing that lead us to the conclusion that business owner demographics will drive consolidation over the next 12 to 18 months.

  • My Father’s Cylinders – Use of a Neutral Negotiation Facilitator to Improve and Grow a Business
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    My Father’s Cylinders - Use of a Neutral Negotiation Facilitator to Improve and Grow a Business

    2013-04-16T12:00:00

    There was a man who was a distributor of industrial gases. He had three sons. The man made it known that when he died he wanted his eldest son to have one-half of his cylinders, his middle son to have one-third of his cylinders, and his youngest son to have ...