Eric Kern

About Eric Kern

Eric Kern has approximately 15 years experience in investment banking, commercial banking and consulting. During that time he has facilitated, advised, or closed on over $600 million in transactions involving privately-held and closely-held businesses. His business perspective has been shaped by experience with literally hundreds of business owners and managers representing companies ranging from start-ups and small businesses to Fortune 500 companies. This experience spans across industries that include manufacturing, distribution, services, and technology. His understanding guides him in delivering transactions through both domestic and international sources that drive the top value for his clients. This includes the sale of businesses at premium valuations and other M&A and financing transactions aimed at building or harvesting value for the business owner.

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It Takes Planning to Ride Off into the Sunset

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Why the Price May Not Be Right

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What Is Due Diligence and Why Is It Important When Selling a Business?

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3 Simple Questions to Ask Before You Sell Your Business

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Fluid Management, Pipelines Attracting M&A Interest

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Global Business

How to Sell Your Company to a Foreign Buyer–and Make More Money

Expand your horizon when looking for investors and look abroad for buyers with cash. I worked with the CEO of…

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3 Reasons Investors Are Eyeing Middle-Market Oil & Gas Companies Today

  If you own a successful, middle-market oil and gas (O&G) company, investors want to talk with you. While the…

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4 Signs Your Middle Market Business Needs a Leadership Change

Entrepreneurs who have built a business from the ground up and nurtured it along the way, often end up with…

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Devon Energy Will Cut Back on Drilling and Spending in the Barnett Shale in 2014

Devon Energy will cut spending in the Barnett Shale and Oklahoma’s Anadarko Basin by 40 percent in 2014, a sign…

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