Jimmy and three friends went to
OK, his name isn’t Jimmy, but it was
He once had a business get away from him and he wasn’t going to let that happen again. He called back into the M&A company and didn’t get a call back by Thursday, but the weekend was coming and he had time so off to Boston he went with three associates to look at the company. He figured the M&A company would call back by week’s end.
The problem was that the M&A firm never called back, even after repeated calls. (On behalf of my entire industry, I apologize). So here they are in
I can assure you this isn’t typically the process of how to acquire a company. But you can see what happened to Jimmy – step by step he tried to get closer to buying this business, but ended up walking around a company that may or may not be for sale. And whatever company that was, there is probably a rumor running through the employees that it is for sale. Jimmy is back home now, and he still doesn’t know what company is for sale. The M&A firm, as of Tuesday evening, has not called him back.
I looked through all the business-for-sale sites and could not find that listing. It does exist on the M&A firm’s site but it is even possible it’s a phantom or expired listing. If anyone knows of a $85 million food processing and distribution business for sale in