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Growth Is Good…Except When It’s Bad

Growth Is Good…Except When It’s Bad
CEO's are constantly under pressure to drive profitability by growing sales. Sales growth initiatives typically involve introducing new products or services, increasing market share, more deeply penetrating existing customers, entering new markets (i.e., extending distribution to new geographies), changing sales mix and/or raising prices. Not all of these sales levers are created equally, a lesson I learned the hard way.… read more →

MCM Looking To Break Ground In Building Products Industry

MCM Looking To Break Ground In Building Products Industry
As stated in our mission, our goal at MCM Capital Partners is to achieve superior risk adjusted returns by investing in companies with competitive advantages operating in markets likely to experience long term growth generating above average operating returns.  I believe our success is largely predicated upon our ability to opportunistically identify potential acquisition candidates operating in industries possessing attractive… read more →

Parked On Level 5

Parked On Level 5
Ten years ago, Jim Collins released Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap…and Others Don’t. In developing his thesis, Collins and his research team identified a group of companies which went through transformational periods and made the leap from mediocrity to sustained long term superiority lasting at least 15 years. This group of companies went on to generate… read more →