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Happy Holidays from the MCM Capital Dancing Elves

Happy Holidays from the MCM Capital Dancing Elves
[caption id="attachment_992" align="alignnone" width="443" caption="To see these elves in action keep reading!"][/caption] MCM Capital would like to thank each and everyone of you for taking the time to read our blog and post very insightful comments over the last five months. Our blog will be on hold and our posts will continue after the first of the year due to… read more →

Deal Origination And Hollywood Misconceptions

Deal Origination And Hollywood Misconceptions
Many misconceptions about private equity persist. They stem from the industry's nascent years in the 1980s when firms would buy companies using a great deal of leverage, strip their assets, break them apart, add little (or no) value, and make over-sized returns.  Movies such as "Wall Street", "Other People's Money", and even "Pretty Woman" helped perpetuate this notion. One of… read more →

Show Me The Money

Show Me The Money
  For many small business owners, selling a business represents the culmination of their entrepreneurial career.  You have built your business from the ground up and now it's time to slow down and enjoy the fruits of your labor.  You are ready to make the transition from understudy to lead role and play the part of Rod Tidwell in Jerry Maguire. … read more →

The Investment Herd

The Investment Herd
As I deplaned last week in Chicago along with 20 other private equity professionals sporting navy blue blazers with freshly pressed trousers, a gallery of ready to board passengers watched patiently as the herd of early flight businessmen paraded by.  Most of us, if not all of us were heading to the Association for Corporate Growth (“ACG”) Capital Connection, a conference… read more →
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