M&A Video Series – Part 1 of 4

November 12, 2018By KROST

KROST can assist in the mergers and acquisitions process, whether your company is selling, buying, financing or re-capitalizing, to ensure your goals are met. Whether it is strategy, planning, or execution, our comprehensive process and hands-on services provide companies, management, and shareholders with step-by-step guidance, from pre-planning to the finish line and beyond. No matter … 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

KROST Quarterly: Manufacturing Issue Now Available – Cybersecurity, Tax Incentives, Transactions, Trends and More

September 20, 2018By KROST

We are happy to announce the release of our second quarterly magazine! The Manufacturing Issue highlights some of the hot topics in manufacturing including cybersecurity, tax benefits and incentives, technological advances in manufacturing, and trends. What You’ll Find Inside this Issue: Manufacturers Beware: The Continued Threat of Cybersecurity Breaches, Hacking & Malware by Keith Hamasaki, CPA … 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

New Service Line and Practice Leader Announcement

October 24, 2017By KROST

Pasadena, California, October 20, 2017 – Award-winning, local accounting and consulting firm, KROST, announced the addition of Paren Knadjian who will head up the firm’s new M&A and Capital Markets service line as Practice Leader. The addition of Knadjian comes as no surprise, as the firm is disrupting the industry with their remarkable growth over … Read More