5 Easy Strategies for Boosting the Value of Technology Before a Sale

During mergers and acquisitions, apparently inconsequential technological issues can materially impact the ultimate value of the business. So how can you improve the value of your business by driving up the value of its technology? These five simple tips help you navigate the process, but they don’t address more complex issues, like technical debt, undiscovered …

Cornerstone advisor earns Certified M&A Professional designation

Cornerstone advisor earns Certified M&A Professional designation Cornerstone Business Services would like to congratulate one of our M&A advisors, Jason Tuzinkewich, for successfully earning the Certified M&A Professional designation. The certificate is earned from Kennesaw State University’s Coles College. Jason is the first M&A Advisor from the state of Wisconsin to earn this certification. This …

Why most librarians aren’t rich

Why most librarians aren’t rich by Scott Bushkie I recently came across a Warren Buffet quote that struck me: “If past history was all there was to the game, the richest people would be librarians.” Don’t I wish that were true. My mom was a teacher for 30 years, and she knew a lot about …

A Good Time For Good Communication

By Scott Bushkie Our team is going through a leadership transformation class with Initiative One. And one of the things we’ve learned is the value of impeccable communication, internally and externally. We have to remember that most business sellers don’t know what they don’t know. We can’t take anything for granted because assumptions can lead …

How Long Will It Take to Sell Your Business?

By Scott Bushkie, Cornerstone Business Services, Inc. | March 23, 2016 How Long Will It Take to Sell Your Business? If you’re one of the several million baby boomers thinking about selling their company in the near future, you might be wondering how long the whole process will take and what to expect along the …

How to Work With Sellers After You Buy Their Company

By Scott Bushkie, Cornerstone Business Services, Inc. | February 17, 2016 When buying a company, one key factor in your success is the transition that happens immediately afterwards. You need time with the previous owner to understand how and why they operated the business the way they did. And you need their support to transition …

Market Pulse Quarterly Report Shows 2015 Ended with Strong Sales of Businesses and Optimism is Growing for 2016

Main Street Market Was Incredibly Active in 2015; M&A Advisors Forecast 60% Net Increase in New Deals in 2016 February 11, 2016 09:00 AM Eastern Standard Time LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The quarterly Market Pulse Survey published by the International Business Brokers Association (IBBA), M&A Source and the Pepperdine Private Capital Markets Project showed that business sales remained strong in 2015, …

Give-A-Kid-A-Book Campaign

The Cornerstone Team donated their time this Holiday Season to the Give-A-Kid-A-Book Campaign coordinated by the Friends of Brown County Library.  GAKAB helps disadvantaged children living in Brown County by giving children new books in conjunction with the Salvation Army & Toys for Tots Program.

Crestview Acquires Sherman Consulting

Crestview Capital Partners has acquired Sherman Consulting, a state-licensed outpatient mental health care provider with locations in Green Bay, Appleton and Oshkosh. Crestview is a private equity firm with locations in Wisconsin and Illinois. It has extensive experience in behavioral health services. Dr. Hank Sherman founded Sherman Consulting in 2003. He will be a partner …