From the Desk of Ryan Binkley, President & CEO of Generational Equity – April 2018

By Generational Group


Hello and welcome to our April 2018 eNewsletter!  

It is always great to see a third-party source confirming what we have been saying for months: We are in the midst of one of the strongest seller’s markets in years!

The organization I am referring to is the National Center for the Middle Market. Our lead article this month examines a study that they recently released indicating that:

“While the rate of M&A is fairly steady, the buzz, excitement, and intensity are very high. The reason: Competition for the deals being done is on the rise, leading to higher valuations and increased intensity.”

That, my friends, is the definition of a seller’s market!

Unfortunately not every business owner is aware of this and may not be prepared to take advantage of this market cycle. That is why we are continually reaching out to business owners to make sure that they are mindful of the tremendous opportunity at the present time to close a deal with an optimal buyer.

Generational Equity is always here to assist with your exit journey. Over the past decade we are both privileged and proud to have helped more lower middle market companies (those with valuations up to $100 million) successfully exit their businesses than any other M&A advisory firm in North America. 

Our dealmakers are skilled and experienced in negotiating within our vast buyer network and we are ready to meet with you to discuss your personal goals and objectives.  

Please reach out to us if you are interested in attending another exit planning conference or if you prefer a face-to-face private meeting with one of our M&A professionals to discuss your options. We believe that it is vital for business owners to develop exit strategies that will protect and defend the significant equity they have built into their businesses. We are passionate about assisting our clients in this process and helping them make confident informed decisions.

So please call us at 972-232-1121 or send an email to if you would like information about an executive conference in your area or if you wish to meet with us one-on-one. If you are interested in attending a conference near you, use this link

And if you haven’t already done so, please feel free to subscribe to our regularly updated exit planning blog using this link:

Subscribing will allow you to stay up-to-date on the latest trends in M&A planning and provide timely research as you consider your exit timing and strategies.

Thank you and I wish you and your family all the best in 2018! 

Ryan Binkley

President & CEO, Generational Equity