David Mahmood

About David Mahmood

Over the last 25 years, Mr. Mahmood has served as an investment banker managing hundreds of complex, multi-million dollar transactions in North and South America. His 45 years of experience, ranging from Fortune 500 companies to entrepreneurial start-ups, gives him first-hand knowledge of a wide variety of business transactions. His ability to create and engineer financial transactions has provided Allegiance Capital with a strong following, including both business owners and shareholders.

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When You Sell your Business, EBITDA is a Term You’ll Want to Know

We live in a world of acronyms. They’re the shorthand we use when we’re communicating with industry peers, a few…

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Five Ways to Increase the Value of Your Company

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Can You Keep a Secret? Your Company’s Future May Depend on It

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Five Reasons That an Auction Is the Best Way to Sell Your Company

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For a Small Business Owner, Failure Can Be the Best Teacher

I am quick to remind small to mid-sized business owners that when they get a good offer for their business,…

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When Selling your Business, It Pays To ‘Do It Right the First Time’

At Allegiance Capital, we pride ourselves on having a high degree of success with our clients. When they decide to…

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Fewer than One in Four Family Businesses Have a Succession Plan

According to a recent study by PwC’s Private Company Services division, just 23 percent of family-owned businesses have a formal…

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CFO Thought Leader Features David Mahmood on M&A’s New Normal

What factors make middle-market businesses challenging to buy and sell? Join deal-making maverick David Mahmood, Founder and Chairman of Allegiance…

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For Small Business Owners, Dying Can Be Bad for Business

Dancing the last dance, reaching the finish line, kicking the bucket, pushing up daisies … We don’t like to use…

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The Role of Earnouts in M&A Transactions

Has a buyer made you an offer that includes an earnout? Valuation and deal structure are key in achieving a…

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