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5 Must-Read eBooks from 2016

Hopefully the last week of December brings some much-needed rest and relaxation before the New Year. If you find yourself with a bit of unexpected downtime, here are the five most popular ebooks and downloadable resources we published this year. Happy reading!

The CEO’s Guide to Understanding EBITDA

EBITDA is one of the most closely examined metrics in the M&A process. But what is it, exactly? And why is it so important to investors?

Sample Due Diligence Checklist

Due diligence is complicated no matter what side of a transaction you’re on. While specific components vary depending on transaction type and industry, this sample M&A due diligence checklist will serve as a helpful guide.

The CEO’s Guide to Maximizing Company Valuation in 2016

Sure, 2016 may be (almost) over, but these tips are still relevant. In this ebook, you’ll learn how to clean up your cash flow before a transaction, address often overlooked value maximizers, increase your financial and strategic value, and more.

The Complete Guide to Selling Your Business

This ebook breaks business sales down into nine core stages — from who you need to hire, to what questions you should be prepared to answer, to how to hand off your company once you’ve signed on the dotted line.

The Building Blocks of Business Development

In today’s competitive market, a business development strategy is crucial for every investment firm. This guide explores how firms can combine traditional and technology-enabled BD strategies to bring in a higher volume of high-quality opportunities.