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.

Innovation and Product Development

INNOVATION AND PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT Innovation plays a decisive role in keeping a company one step ahead of its competitors. In a globalized and more competitive environment, a comprehensive approach to product development is required. We combine extensive experience in product development with proven capabilities in market research, benchmarking, and analysis to help companies formulate new…

Don’t Sell Your Business to the Wrong Buyer

About 75 percent of business owners “profoundly regret” selling their business one year after finalizing the deal, according to the Exit Planning Institute Survey.  One of the prime reasons for their unhappiness is closing the sale with the wrong buyer. After all, every seller and buyer has a certain set of goals, values and priorities.…

Selling is Not a Binary Decision

Generational transitions require capital and a renewed commitment to the business. They can force difficult decisions, including whether to sell, although other alternatives may be superior. Many owners dream of keeping their business within the family for generations, yet this becomes increasingly difficult over time. Ownership stakes become dispersed among family members whose priorities are…

15 Questions You Need to Answer Before Investing in Any Club Deal

Families are increasingly expressing a desire to invest in private equity opportunities on an individual, deal-by-deal basis. Club deals, which are quickly becoming the preferred vehicle of investment for families, offer more flexibility than traditional blind-pool funds, which require a long-term financial commitment and limited control. Given their relative complexity and novelty, club deals require…