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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

What's the Current Status of M&A Activity? What's the Current Status of M&A Activity?

Four LBM leaders offer their insights as to the future of M&A Read more

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What 2016's M&A Activity Can Teach Us About the State of the Industry What 2016's M&A Activity Can Teach Us About the State of the Industry

Though it wasn't quite as busy as 2015, the pace of LBM transactions was still strong. Read more

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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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