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A look at M&A from leaders who have seen it all

The passion to broker a deal and create a new opportunity for business growth is what drives dealmakers. Pittsburgh's M&A community shares what makes a deal successful before the ASPIRE 2018 event on March 8.

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A look at M&A from leaders who have seen it all

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Seasoned leaderCameron Mitchell fine-tunes his recipe for growth

After 37 years in the restaurant industry, Cameron Mitchell is moving toward a stewardship role. He shares how he and Cameron Mitchell Restaurants have adjusted their recipe for growth.

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Cameron Mitchell fine-tunes his recipe for growth

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Buehler’s Fresh FoodsGrowth is the focus of employee-owned Buehler’s

There were plenty of suitors for the well-regarded Buehler’s grocery business, but only one buyer gave the family owners the confidence that the company would keep it’s local presence and not cut jobs: its employees.

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Growth is the focus of employee-owned Buehler’s

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2018 Smart Business Evolution of Manufacturing

This year’s Evolution of Manufacturing winners have made their mark on manufacturing and have specifically chosen Northeast Ohio as their place to make the magic happen. Check out this year's honorees.

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2018 Smart Business Evolution of Manufacturing

Insights

How clinical intervention can improve the health of those at highest risk

A few people typically drive most health care spending, so it’s important to help those first. Learn about the holistic clinical prevention model from Justin Schaneman and Rene Sims of HCMS Group, a WorkPartners affiliate.

Understanding the stages of the financial life cycle

Ideally, business owners would take a comprehensive approach to managing their wealth over their entire financial life cycle — a life cycle that aligns closely with that of their business. However, most don’t. Huntington Bank's Robert Klug talks wealth management for business owners.

Shale formations generate billions in investment with much still untapped

The first Ohio shale well in the Utica and Marcellus Shale formations was drilled in February 2011, and the formations have attracted some $64 billion in private sector investment since. Those looking to invest in Ohio’s shale opportunity have confidence in the state and the business environment it fosters, says Dana A. Saucier Jr., Senior Managing Director for Energy and Chemicals and Food & Agribusiness at JobsOhio.

How the strength of a business plays into succession planning

A business is often the owner’s largest single asset of his or her net worth, which creates a strong correlation between how well an owner plans for succession and the value of the underlying asset. “The better you plan for succeeding the business, the higher the value,” says Michael Pappas, CPA, director of the accounting and assurance services department at Barnes Wendling CPAs.

What you should know about insurance before your next M&A deal

When companies merge or when one company is acquired by another, it is imperative that both parties review and update their insurance coverages, says Chris Zito, president of Zito Insurance Agency, Inc.