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Biden’s Chess Move That Could Tame the Economy: A Lesson from Netflix

Upon taking office, President Biden will be faced with more challenges than most American Presidents had to manage during the entire terms of their administrations. Between a dilapidated economy, a weakened healthcare infrastructure, a politically divided nation, and several ongoing wars, the list of priorities could not get any longer. Which of those priorities the…
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How Is De-urbanization Set to Affect Small to Mid-Size Companies?

As the pandemic recedes, small to mid-size companies, which bore the brunt of the lockdown, are set to face a new set of challenges: cope with the influx of migration out of the big cities. De-urbanization is not a new concept; however, in light of COVID-19, the debate has taken on new intensity. In an…
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Five Key Benefits of Using Debts to Grow Your Business

There is no doubt that we will see a boom in entrepreneurship once the lockdown is over. And as this occurs, the perpetual question of what type of funding strategy a business owner should use to grow their business will be back as a constant debate. Over the years, I have spoken with hundreds of…
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Business Planning is Overrated; Strategy and Execution Are Undervalued

As 2020 draws to a close, most of us are probably going through our notes to see what we may jot down as “plans” for 2021. But, as Mike Tyson famously stated: “Everybody has a plan until they get punched in the mouth.” If there is one lesson we have learned in 2020 is that…
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How To Keep Your Business In Check

Running a business is similar to operating a machine. It is important to ensure all the pieces are coordinated and working properly. There are seven tools business owners must have in their tool box, which are: 1. Business-Needs Review Everything starts by zeroing in on the factors that make a difference in your business —…
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How to Craft a Successful Exit Plan

For most business owners, the eventual sale of their business is an essential part of their retirement plan. Yet, few are aware of the intricacies involved in such an important transaction. In fact, according to a 2015 survey, more than 78% of small business owners rely on their businesses to fund their retirement, which makes…
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About Grotte Business Partners

We have extensive experience working on small and middle-size market M&A transactions across different industries. We bring the expertise, cross-functional team, and know-how of a top-tier M&A firm to assist companies that do not have the resources to enter an engagement with large national firms.

Our approach is to help our clients build an M&A advisory team that includes a legal expert, a CPA, and a financial advisor to develop a cross-functional strategy to maximize the value of their transaction.