M&A Video Series – Part 2 of 4

March 22, 2019By Paren Knadjian

As you may know, KROST offers M&A and Capital Markets Service. Through our resources, experience, relationships, and by running a proven process, we can identify more parties to engage. This increases bargaining power and improves the chances of a successful close. Paren Knadjian leads the practice and comes with over 15 years of experience in … Read More

Southern California M&A in Manufacturing Report – 1st Half, 2018

October 23, 2018By Paren Knadjian

Below is a preview of one of the articles in the new issue, “Southern California M&A in Manufacturing Report – 1st Half, 2018” by Paren Knadjian, M&A: Southern California M&A in Manufacturing Report – 1st Half, 2018 Overview & Trends Mergers & Acquisition (M&A) activity in manufacturing globally was robust in 2018 with just under … Read More

3 Types of Due Diligence to Consider Prior to Buying a Business

April 10, 2018By Paren Knadjian

There is no single process that everybody follows when purchasing a business, and there are many factors that determine whether a business, once bought, will fulfill its desired purpose. But if there is one thing that will mitigate the chances of failure, and increase the chances of success, it is conducting detailed due diligence on … Read More

Global Investment Trends in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

March 13, 2018By Paren Knadjian

Before diving into global investment trends in Artificial Intelligence (“AI”) and Machine Learning (“ML”), it may be worth quickly defining them. To quote John McCarthy, widely recognized as one of the pre-imminent leaders in this space, AI is defined as “The science and engineering of making intelligent machines.” AI systems can perform tasks that normally … Read More

5 Steps to Take Now if You Want to Sell Your Business In 2018

January 29, 2018By Paren Knadjian

Due to the recently passed Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), business owners who were looking to sell their business in 2018 may now be reconsidering. After all, the TCJA cuts corporate tax rates resulting in increased cash flow for profitable companies. While this is true, it is also worth considering that private company valuations … Read More