The Power of Recapitalization – What It Can Do for Your Business

A common misconception amongst business owners struggling to make ends meet is that they must give up their company completely in order to overcome the problem. While this may in fact be the case for some business owners, those who have a sound business strategy can remain in control of their business ventures when hard […]


Ease of Transferability Equates to Increased Valuation

Growing up we were constantly reminded of the importance of being organized and prepared and making sure that our responsibilities were being fulfilled. These two concepts have followed us now into our daily tasks both at home and in the workplace, but how well do we abide by them? These attributes are important for any […]


Why Every Business Owner Needs an Exit Plan

Business owners are often focused on the present moment, creating short-term goals to get them where they want to go fast; but what about a company’s long-term goal, as well as the owner’s future? An exit plan is one of the most overlooked components of owning a business. Aside from the initial start-up actions, you […]


2016 AM&AA Summer Conference

Symmetrical Managing Partner Chad Byers is the Chair of the 2016 AM&AA Summer Conference. Recently AM&AA asked Chad why this conference is a must-attend event for middle market M&A professionals. Read Chad’s letter to the AM&AA community below: From the Chair Dear Fellow M&A Professionals, On behalf of the AM&AA Conference Committee and the AM&AA Advisory […]


Five Reasons to Refinance Your Business

Middle-market business owners, investors, and their advisors turn to Symmetrical to address the complex transactional requirements that drive real value in today’s competitive world. Our experienced professionals have a track record of innovation and transactional expertise and help our clients achieve their desired outcome. A common question business owners and investors ask is “When is […]


Building Value in a Private Company

Most investors are aware of the intricacies of equity and building value when it comes to publicly-traded companies, however few can offer advice for private companies. When developing a plan for your private company, you should consider how your plan could help your company grow to reach your long-term financial goals. Here are a few […]


The Six Qualities High-Growth Companies Possess

When examining what makes high-growth companies so successful, we frequently refer to one of the largest and most rigorous performance benchmarking studies ever prepared on the middle market, “The Market That Moves America” performed by The National Center for the Middle Market, Ohio State University in March 2011, which measured 2,048 US businesses. Taking this […]


Alyan Pump has been acquired by Hillside Acquisitions Group

Symmetrical Advisory, Inc. served as the exclusive advisor to Hillside Acquisitions Group which has added Alyan Pump, LLC to their growing list of portfolio companies. Symmetrical Advisory enabled the acquisition of Alyan Pump, a leading pump systems manufacturer and service provider. Headquarted in Folcroft, Pennsylvania, Alyan Pump is a designer and manufacturer of pumps and […]


Independent Sponsors in Today’s Market

In recent years, the Independent Sponsor business model has become quickly accepted in the industry. This hybrid model pairs the rigor of a traditional private equity firm and stronger LP investor alignment to create a successful and popular model. With the onset of these models however, there is an opening for new and less established […]


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