Carpenter Hawke & Co.

March 24, 2018

Who Exactly Owns Personal Goodwill and Why Does it Matter?

Personal goodwill can have a profound impact on both small and medium-sized businesses.  In fact, it can even impact the sales of larger companies. Ultimately, understanding […]
March 10, 2018

When Selling Your Business, Play to Win

If you are an independent business owner, you are most likely also an independent business seller–if not now, you will be somewhere down the road.  The […]
March 3, 2018

Similar Companies Can Have Huge Value Differences

Can two companies in the same industry have very different valuations?  In short, the answer is a resounding, yes.  Let’s take an example of two companies […]
February 24, 2018

There’s No Business Quite Like a Family Business

The simple fact is that family businesses are different.  After all, a family business means working with family and all the good and bad that comes […]