Business For Sale?

With the continued expansion of the economy, there's no time like the present for would-be entrepreneurs to consider launching a business (Especially when you consider the recent tax and regulatory reform). Tip of the Spear Ventures' Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) Business Advisory Service was established to (1) assist those desiring to … [Read more...]

The Importance of a Mergers & Acquisitions Strategic Plan – 3 Tips!

The Point: The thought of acquiring another company can be a very seductive strategic plan when CEOs wish to improve corporate performance and overall growth. Companies spend a huge amount of money every year on acquisitions - yet studies have confirmed that the rate of failure among mergers & acquisitions is at an all time high (peak!). What … [Read more...]

What Makes M&A so Difficult to Execute Successfully? Top 3 Reasons!

The Point: Visualize a scenario where you buy a used car… There were test-drives available, you could examine both interior/exterior, even seek assistance from a trained mechanic to help assess the performance/stability of the car. Now, irrespective of all due diligence, the real fact is, whether you made a good purchase or otherwise, you will get … [Read more...]

The Leadership Challenge: Will Your M&A be a Success or Failure? 3 Tips!

The Point: Recent research by Harvard Business Review reported that the rate of failure in most mergers and acquisitions is around 70% to 90%. So what made this possible? This is simple anyway – a company that focus mostly on what to get from an acquisition is less likely to succeed than a company that focus majorly on what it has to give it (Think … [Read more...]