Insights
Jan 02, 2019 | News

Fortune Group will kick off the New Year meeting with Buyers

Fortune Group is attending the ACG Capital Connection in St. Louis.  They will be meeting with a large gathering of private equity groups which are focused on acquiring privately-held, middle market companies.  Fortune Group will be sharing its activities with these groups as well as gaining insight into their thoughts on the M&A market and...
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Aug 24, 2018 | News

John Hull Discusses the M&A Market with the St. Louis Business Journal

The St. Louis Business Journal featured The Fortune Group’s John Hull in their August 2018 issue to discuss the recent influx in mergers and acquisitions. But what exactly is driving dealmaking? “Transactional activity has been buoyed by the corporate tax rate reduction and strong economic growth. High valuations continue to motivate sellers, and buyers are looking...
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Apr 19, 2018 | News

Paul Schnoebelen Named Top M&A Provider in St. Louis

Small Business Monthly has named The Fortune Group’s Paul Schnoebelen a “Best M&A Provider in St. Louis” for 2018. This is Paul’s third consecutive time on the list, having won in 2017 and 2016. Winners are selected based on reader surveys. We’re honored to see Paul recognized once again. See the full list at Small...
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Apr 19, 2018 | News

Managing Director John Hull Featured in the St. Louis Business Journal

The Fortune Group Managing Director John Hull was recently featured in a St. Louis Business Journal article covering the region’s M&A outlook for 2018. “As M&A sell-side specialists, The Fortune Group expects both strategic and private equity buyers to continue aggressively pursuing quality opportunities in 2018,” Hull said. “The recent cut in federal corporate tax...
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Apr 19, 2018 | Advice & Insight

The Right Time to Sell a Business

Many times business owners ask about the right time or best time to sell their businesses. There are three basic factors to consider in assessing the proper timing to sell a privately held company: general economic conditions, the company’s performance, and an owner’s personal situation. Each of these factors must be considered both individually and...
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