Why Vaughan Capital Advisors?

Integrated Advisory: Alignment of Personal and Corporate Objectives M&A and Private Equity transactions are about people. We choose to work with owner operators because they are the people who saw a market opportunity, developed a unique solution to address the opportunity, and are responsible every day for outcomes that affect their customers, their families and their employees. The owner operators’
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What is Integrated Advisory?

Why does Vaughan Capital Advisors choose to work with companies trading in M&A transactions between $15 million and $100 million? Because we are normally working very closely with the owner and operator of the business ("owner operator"). As such, we know that the business they own and operate represents their access to achieving both exciting corporate objectives and tremendously important
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Play Offense Again

Vaughan Capital Advisors chooses to work with companies trading in M&A transactions between $15 million and $100 million. Why? Because we are normally working very closely with the owner and operator of the business (“owner operator”). As such, we know that the business they own and operate represents their access to achieving both exciting corporate objectives and tremendously important personal
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Get Reacquainted With Your Imagination

Vaughan Capital Advisors chooses to work with companies trading in M&A transactions between $15 million and $100 million. Why? Because we are normally working very closely with the owner and operator of the business (“owner operator”). As such, we know that the business they own and operate represents their access to achieving both exciting corporate objectives and tremendously important personal
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Turn Theoretical Value to Cash

At Vaughan Capital Advisors (“VCA”), we talk with business owners all the time who have a target valuation in mind for when they will pursue a sale of their company. We call this “knowing your number”. As a general matter, knowing your number is a good thing and gives you and your shareholders a clear target to shoot for when
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Hidden Capital in M&A Transactions

Most business owners are clear on what happens when they sell their business. They get paid cash and/or stock (also known as “capital” or “proceeds”) in exchange for selling the assets and stock in their business. At Vaughan Capital Advisors (“VCA”) we believe that selling a middle-market company can create several additional forms of capital other than the obvious financial
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“Inside Conversations” and Equity Value

If you’re reading this blog it is likely that you own your own business. If you’re like me there was a period of time in your career in which you were employee. It took you a while as an employee to figure out what an “inside conversation” is, but once you figured it out, you realized that the owners of
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Build vs. Buy

When Vaughan Capital Advisors (“VCA”) engages a middle-market company, we assess what the company does well, or better than all of their competitors, or the company’s “unique ability”. Once we identify the company’s unique ability, we determine which buyers will pay a premium for our customer’s unique set of products and services. The reasons why large companies acquire middle-market companies
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Team

When Vaughan Capital Advisors (“VCA”) engages a middle-market company, we assess what the company does well, or better than all of their competitors, or the company’s “unique ability”. In almost all cases, the unique ability of the company is driven by the unique abilities of the management team that owns and operates the company. When major corporate buyers are assessing
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