McCombie Group grows, capitalizes, and transitions middle-market family businesses with $20 to $400 million of revenues. With an emphasis on preserving values and legacy, we provide a customized comprehensive solution and access to long-term family office capital. We add value and align our interests by investing our time, resources, and capital into our client-partners’ success.

Business Owners: Sell Now… or Forever Hold Your Peace?

This article was originally published in Forbes. Recent events have created an unprecedented sense of urgency amongst business owners to consider selling their businesses.  The unexpected Georgia election results and resulting Democratic sweep all but guarantee that capital gains rates will increase, consistent with Biden’s tax plan.  The impact for business owners will be substantial— If…

M&A May Boom In 2021—Here’s Why

This article was originally published in Forbes. A recession is not typically an ideal climate for M&A activity to flourish. But this recession, and our world right now, is anything but typical. Our firm has fielded an unusually high number of calls from business owners worried by the unknowns of the global pandemic, the state…

Main Street Lending Explained By The Banker Responsible For 40% Of These Loans Nationally

This article was originally published in Forbes. With the popular Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) currently closed and Congressional negotiations over a next round of stimulus stalled, where can a small or middle-market business hit hard by the pandemic turn for capital? One avenue still open to qualifying companies is the Federal Reserve-backed Main Street Lending…

COVID-19 May Compel Reimagining the Turnaround Business Model

This article was originally published in the Journal of Corporate Renewal (JCR), the official publication of the Turnaround Management Association (TMA). With each passing day, turnaround advisors, bankruptcy attorneys, and other supporting professionals answer the call as more and more businesses fight for their lives. Some of these businesses will implode from the pressures of the coronavirus…