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Kirill Graminschi Announced as Recipient of the 13th Annual Emerging Leaders Awards

MINNEAPOLIS – June 28, 2022 – The M&A Advisor announced Kirill Graminschi, a senior mergers & acquisitions associate of True North Mergers & Acquisitions, one of the recipients of the13th Annual Emerging Leaders Awards. The M&A Advisor, renowned globally for its recognition and presentation of leading M&A, financing and turnaround professionals, created this recognition awards …

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Business Continuity: Is Your Business Built on Sand or Stone?

The strongest businesses often have written plans for how to address unexpected events and mitigate risk, known as business continuity instructions. Their owners ask questions like, “What happens if a co-owner or I die?”, “How do we protect key employees from competitors?”, and “How do we address interruptions in our supply chain?” Here are three …

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The Importance of the Right M&A Advisor

The decision to hire an M&A advisor when thinking about your exit options is critical. Many business owners make the mistake of thinking their advisors that have worked with them throughout the life of their business can advise them on exit strategy and execute a successful transaction. While these advisors are talented and capable in …

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Minnesota Senior M&A Advisor Receives International Award

MINNEAPOLIS – June 2, 2022 – True North Mergers & Acquisitions Managing Director Erica Gilson today announced that Senior Advisor Brent Engelbrekt was recently recognized with the International Business Brokers Association (IBBA) Certified Business Intermediary (CBI) of the Year Award, bestowed on the applicant who closed the single-largest qualified business transaction in 2021. The award …

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Managing Important Employees Who Aren’t Key Employees

Successful businesses require many types of employees to succeed. But it’s vital to know which employees are key employees, which are important, and how to motivate the latter group properly. Here’s a process to help you motivate important employees who aren’t key employees. Key Employees vs. Important Employees You likely have more important employees than …

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True North Mergers & Acquisitions Named Top National Firm of the Year by M&A Source

MINNEAPOLIS – May 13, 2022 – Erica Gilson, managing director, today announced that True North Mergers & Acquisitions was named the top national mergers & acquisitions firm by M&A Source. The honor, announced on May 10, was awarded based on the highest enterprise value of completed deals for 2021 among its peer group. “True North …

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The Importance of ESG in M&A

According to a 2022 report by Bain & Company, only 11% of M&A executives say they extensively assess environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) in the deal-making process on a regular basis today, but 65% expect their company’s focus on ESG to increase. Recognizing ESG considerations presents growth opportunities and ensures that advisors find the …

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