Mergers and acquisitions as the next best strategy for businesses

Daniel Lee, Mergers and Acquisitions Consultant from Nihon M&A Center discussed the advantages of using mergers and acquisitions as a method of succession planning for small and medium-sized businesses. Daniel emphasized that while succession planning may not be a novel concept for many business owners, it is essential to guarantee the survival and growth of the business. He highlighted that using mergers and acquisitions as a method of succession planning can secure the sustainability of the business and provide opportunities for passing the business onto key management or family members. He also stated that this strategy can be beneficial for wealth management by allowing business owners to diversify their investments. The interview also revealed that a significant number of small and medium business owners do not have any plans in place for the continuation of their business and the importance of considering mergers and acquisitions as a method of succession planning.