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Perspectives

2017

May
What Really Drives A/E Performance – Culture or Governance?
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April
Is the Future of Your Firm in the Hands of Millennials?
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March
Spring Retrospective Issue: The Tax Man Arrives
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February
Wall Street Sentiments Suggest Strong A/E Industry Outlook
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January
How Tax Law Changes Could Impact the Value of Your A/E Firm
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2016

December
Five Takeaways on 2016 A/E M&A Activity
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October
ESOPs – Often Lauded, Sometimes Maligned, Usually Misunderstood
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August
Summer Retrospective Issue: A/E Leadership Succession Stories
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July
2016 Mid-Year CEO Outlook
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June
Is the End Near for Traditional Management/Ownership Structures?
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May
Can the A/E Industry Re-accelerate Its Growth?
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March
Frequently Asked Questions about A/E Ownership Transitions
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February
Winter Retrospective Issue — M&A Dealmakers Spotlight
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2015

December
Five Takeaways on 2015 A/E M&A Activity
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November
Which Path To Choose – The Internal or External Sale?
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October
The Optimal Allocation of Your Firm’s Return on Investment
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September
The Engineering Industry Equity Drain: Crisis or Opportunity?
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August
Summer Retrospective Issue — A/E CFO Spotlight
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July
2015 Mid-Year CEO Outlook
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April
The Secret Recipe for a Successful Ownership Transition
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March
The Dilemmas of A/E Family Ownership
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February
Winter 2015 Retrospective
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January
Are architectural practices less valuable than engineering and environmental consulting firms?
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2014

December
Five Takeaways on 2014 A/E M&A Activity
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December
A/E Firm Valuation FAQs Answered
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October
An “Accountable” CEO is an Effective CEO
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July
Exclusive A/E Mid-Year Outlook
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June
ESOPs — is there a plan that will work for your firm?
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April
If your stock is becoming too expensive…
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March
Tackling the Human Behavior Side of Ownership Transition Planning
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February
2014 M&A Outlook – Where are the Future A/E Leaders?
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January
New Study Reveals What People REALLY Pay for A/E Firm Stock
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January
Does the valuation of your company’s stock reflect ALL of its risk?
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2013

December
Five Key Observations on 2013 A/E M&A Activity
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September
Stuck in Neutral – Today’s Ownership Transition Challenges, Trends, and Takeaways
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August
The Quest for Reliable Valuation and Financial Performance Statistics
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July
Exclusive Mid-Year Outlook
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June
Growth & Ownership Strategies Conference to Address A/E Industry’s Three Biggest Challenges
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May
Stock Redemption Liabilities: Are You in Position to Avoid the Cash Flow Crunch?
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April
Are You Destroying Shareholder Value?
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March
2013 M&A Outlook – It’s a Small World (After All)
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February
Investors’ view of the A/E Industry Outlook for 2013 and Beyond
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2012

December
Is Now a Good Time to Sell?
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November
Looking Ahead – Which Way Do We Grow?
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September
Small Firms Face Unique Ownership Transaction Challenges
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July
Mid-Year CEO Outlook
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May
Leading A/E Firms Look to Private Sector for Growth
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March
2012 A/E M&A Outlook.
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February
Millenials… Please Don’t Fail To Launch.
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January
“We Need to Talk”: A Primer on Kick-Starting Ownership Transition Efforts
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2011

December
Bonuses or Shareholder Distribution – Where should the priority be?
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November
The Vanishing Mid-Sized A/E Firm
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October
Unintended Consequences of Poor Financial Reporting
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September
Your Board of Directors May Be Holding You Back
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September
Deferred Compensation – Is It Worth The Risk?
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August
Does Aggressive Financial Leverage Make Sense for A/E Firms?
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July
Mid-Year CEO Outlook
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June
Reigniting Your Firm’s Growth – Mission Impossible?
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May
Managing Conflicts of Interest when Selling Internally or Externally
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April
An Argument for Annual Valuations
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March
2011 A/E M&A Outlook
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February
The Three Tenets of a Smart Ownership Plan
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January
When Valuation “Rules of Thumb” Break Down
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2010

December
Fundamental Goals for A/E Firms Exploring a Sale
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November
What makes for a good ESOP?
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October
Ownership Planning: An Important Factor In Ensuring Business Success
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September
Summer of 2010 M&A Activity Heats Up. Are we just getting warmed up?
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