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Successful Acquisitions by David Braun

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Exit the Market

If your company’s organic growth has hit a plateau or is in decline, leaving the current market is an option that should be seriously considered before you embark on any other growth solutions. With future demand as your guiding star, ask yourself if the odds are getting increasingly stacked against your success. Consider all the creative ways you can come up with to accelerate your organic growth, and if nothing pans out, take a long hard look at divestiture. Naturally, you want to match any shrinkage in one sector with a complementary plan for growth elsewhere. This will be dictated by your initial analysis of who you are and where your core competencies lie.

Sometimes the best pathway to growth is to get right out of the

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