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Michael Collins

Michael Collins

Michael Collins, who writes the "Big Deals" column for ProSales, is a partner with Building Industry Advisors. He leads the firm’s efforts in M&A, capital placement, and acquisition advisory services for building products distributors and manufacturers. Contact him at mcollins@buildingia.com or 312.854.8036.

Michael Collins's Posts

Why the Fed's Rate Hike Is Good for LBM and the Construction Industry Why the Fed's Rate Hike Is Good for LBM and the Construction Industry

The positive results for lending, bonds, and monetary flexibility far outweigh the negatives, this M&A expert believes Read more

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How to Handle the Emotional Side of M&A How to Handle the Emotional Side of M&A

Preparing to sell your business isn't just about running the numbers Read more

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How Concerned Should You Be About What the Fed Does? Only Minimally. How Concerned Should You Be About What the Fed Does? Only Minimally.

Ignore the constant day-to-day speculation and focus on the long term Read more

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Smaller Buyers' Role in LBM's Recent Acquisition Activity Smaller Buyers' Role in LBM's Recent Acquisition Activity

Blockbuster deals dominate the headlines, but there's more to the story Read more

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Why You Should Ignore Economic Doomsters—Particularly Politicians Why You Should Ignore Economic Doomsters—Particularly Politicians

Their agendas conflict with consistent signals that the economy remains strong, columnist Michael Collins says Read more

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