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Chaffe’s CityBusiness Article on July 2020 M&A Activity | Utilities-Related Transactions Top July M&A Activity

As the coronavirus pandemic continues, several industry veterans made strategic acquisitions in July. July 2020 M&A Activity Chart Utilities-related transactions top July M&A activity

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Chaffe’s CityBusiness Article on June 2020 M&A Activity – Sazerac and Two Others in June

The state showed only three transactions in June, including two announced by the Sazerac Company. Sazerac acquisitions top June M&A activity

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WEBINAR | Dealing With Distress: M&A Strategies for Financially Troubled Companies

G.F. Gay Le Breton and Taylor Gilbert along with Scott Whittaker and David Rieveschl with Stone Pigman held a webinar entitled Dealing With Distress: M&A Strategies for Financially Troubled Companies on June 23, 2020. Webinar Recording Presentation Materials

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Chaffe’s CityBusiness Article on May 2020 M&A Activity

While Louisiana merger and acquisition activity continued at a slow pace last month with only five transactions, two deals occurred affecting Greater New Orleans. Local transactions top M&A activity in May Chaffe’s Louisiana Merger & Acquisition Activities in May 2020 …

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WEBINAR | Can I Still Sell My Company and Get a Good Price? 

Vanessa Brown Claiborne and Frank deVay of Chaffe spoke at a webinar sponsored by ACG entitled Can I Still Sell My Company and Get a Good Price? on May 27, 2020.

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Chaffe’s New Orleans CityBusiness Article – April 2020

April was Louisiana’s slowest month for merger and acquisition activity since 2010, with only six transactions announced or closed. Agriculture, international shipping top April M&A activity Chaffe’s Louisiana Merger & Acquisition Activities in April 2020 – Chart

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I was ready to exit my business, then COVID-19 happened

On the whole, it is not a great time to begin selling a business. Companies and consumers have retrenched, and the market contraction is expected to be very sharp and deep between the first and second quarters of 2020. Financing …

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Chaffe’s New Orleans CityBusiness Article – March 2020

Louisiana merger and acquisition activity derailed in the second half of March because of coronavirus concerns, but earlier in the month, three startups saw exit transactions. Louisiana M&A Activity Steady Before COVID-19 – Chaffe’s CityBusiness Article Chaffe’s Louisiana Merger & …

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Chaffe’s New Orleans CityBusiness Article – February 2020

Following a strong January, Louisiana merger and acquisition activity trailed off in February with only eight closed or announced transactions. Despite the low activity, private equity-backed and publicly-traded companies remain active in the state. Fewer Transactions in February M&A Activity …

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Chaffe’s New Orleans CityBusiness Article – January 2020

Merger and acquisition activity in Louisiana got off to a cracking start in 2020 with five publicly-traded companies making or announcing transactions in January. In the state’s largest transaction last month, Houston-based Kirby Corporation announced it will acquire Savage Inland …

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