Entrepreneurs, mid-market, large corporations and public sector
1523_ 4/1/14 - Larry attended a high-profile ACG Denver luncheon and talked to a number of attendees about the business timing in the marketplace today. Larry interviewed Nate Oatman, ACG Denver Board Member, with Capital Value Advisors, an investment bank - a boutique bank based here in Denver, Colorado. Nate's firm works with middle market, privately held businesses, primarily helping them execute a transaction when it's appropriate, but also working with them multiple years in advance. And, they've been doing this for over ten years. Larry asked what the biggest challenges are facing us in the next years. Nate replied, "I would say there's a bit of a longer term uncertainty out there. I think a lot of our clients current and prospects, are trying to figure out, do they want to reload and go for the next level of growth or do they want to partner with someone else to do that. Or, are they ready to potentially exit and move on to a next chapter. So I think that is a challenge of 'hey we've recovered, the economy is doing very well', from our perspective, right now. But you know good business owners are always looking 3 to 5 years out. So I would say that's one challenge and the other is time. Right. Everyone we work with, and being a boutique outfit, we are very selective on who we work with and so that's always a challenge and we notice with our really strong clients, they're always searching for more time to achieve their goals." Larry asked, you're on the board at ACG, give us an overview of what you have coming up. "ACG is great, we've got our Corporate Growth Conference on April 1st where we anticipate getting about 500 business advisors, intermediaries, private equity groups, investment bankers, lawyers - so they'll be getting together and"...
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