Nimble, Thorough Response Leads to Successful Transaction

Situation Overview The owner of a staffing business had identified a staffing company that he wanted to acquire. The financial records of the target company, which was in bankruptcy, were not auditable and there was evidence of prior fraud. The target was created from the acquisition of more than four separate businesses, increasing the complexity …

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Sale-Side Services Deliver Value in Excess of Fees

Situation Overview The owner of a mid-market process manufacturing company planned to sell his successful company and exit the business.  In the absence of other financial advisors and any prior experience with transactions, he needed a “helping hand” to prepare for the due diligence process and with negotiating several elements of the transaction. As the …

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Buyer and Seller Save Big With Creative Tax Solutions

WBL’s recommendations overcome drawbacks of asset sale and reduce seller’s tax liability by nearly 50% in the year of sale. Situation Overview The owner of a service company, which installs and maintains heavy equipment for commercial buildings, was interested in selling his company and had found a buyer.  The seller knew the buyer and was …

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WBL Partner Re-elected as Treasurer of American-Israel Chamber of Commerce

Press Release July 15, 2013 ATLANTA, GA— Steve Horn, a tax partner with Williams Benator & Libby, LLP (WBL), was reelected as the treasurer of the American-Israel Chamber of Commerce, Southeast Region (AICCSE), the organization announced last week. Horn was originally elected as Treasurer to serve a two-year term in 2009, was reelected for a …

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