Why Now May Be The Time To Acquire Distressed Businesses
For those with access to funding, the current market provides a golden opportunity to acquire distressed or bankrupt businesses at knock-down prices, and consolidation involving such companies is already well-underway in many sectors. Regardless of the apparent discount, however, some basics in M&A haven't changed. Indeed, a great price does not guarantee a good acquisition. Moreover, many are discovering that using a distressed acquisition to improve performance still depends on business fundamentals and an ability to improve the business once the deal has closed.