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.

Don’t Get Bamboozled By Your Investment Banker

This article was originally published in Forbes. Selling a middle market business is a once in a lifetime experience for most owners. Its therefore essential that the selection of an investment banker occur in an informed and thoughtful manner, or you risk making the wrong choice, costing time and money and possibly resulting in the…

Honesty Is A Seller’s Best Policy

This article was originally published in Forbes. Signing a letter of intent (LOI) that outlines the key provisions of a prospective deal is an exciting milestone for sellers, who have likely spent a great deal of time, energy, and money getting to this point.  But, once the LOI is executed, the seller’s negotiating power decreases…

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

This article was originally published in Forbes and “Deal Points” (Winter 2021 edition), the official newsletter of the Mergers and Acquisitions committee of the American Bar Association. 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…

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…