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COVID-19 Creates a New Obligation

By |March 18th, 2020|

The COVID-19 situation has brought forth the importance of a new standard of conduct for every one on the planet. “We are all in this together,” said Tom Fochtman, Ceibass CEO. “As global citizens we have an obligation to each other, to do what we can to reduce the consequences of COVID-19 and ...” For details read the blog.

Will The M&A Market Remain Strong? Get The Deloitte 2020 M&A Trends Report.

By |March 12th, 2020|

Will The M&A Market Remain Strong? Get The Deloitte 2020 M&A Trends Report. “There is record levels of cash sitting on the sidelines waiting to be put into play,” said Tom Fochtman, Ceibass CEO. “Deal volume expectations are high. Deal value expectations are high.” For details read the blog and get the report.

A Thought Exercise for Lawn & Landscape Business Owners.

By |March 3rd, 2020|

This is a smart thing to do even if you are not going to sell your lawn & landscape company. “On the fence about whether to sell or not to sell in this hot, hot market?” asks Tom Fochtman, Ceibass CEO. “ My advice for owners in this situation is to perform your due diligence. Start preparing your business to sell even if you’re not going to sell. You’ll be better off for it. Why?...” For details read the blog.

NALP’s National Collegiate Landscape Competition, March 18-21, 2020, East Lansing, Michigan.

By |February 19th, 2020|

“What you’re getting access to at this event is the best young talent in the lawn & landscape industry. These are kids who have committed…they are getting a landscape related degree and have chosen this as their career and profession,” said Tom Fochtman, Ceibass CEO. “Any forward thinking company that is truly committed to building a talented team at all levels within their organization will be in attendance.” Read on for details.

What We Love About Lawn & Landscape Business Owners

By |February 13th, 2020|

On this special Valentine’s Day, the enterprise value specialists at Ceibass want to recognize the unique attributes of green industry business owners. What do we love about them? Their humbleness, drive, grit, and compassion for their employees. What else? For details, read the blog.

Where Does Politics Fit Into Your Decision to Sell Your Lawn & Landscape Business?

By |February 10th, 2020|

How does the looming political uncertainty factor into your decision to sell your lawn & landscape business? Why do 80% of businesses for sale not close? Ceibass CEO, Tom Fochtman, recommends a great resource to help you improve your thinking on these important issues. Click here to read the blog.

More From Bloomberg On Why Now Is A Good Time To Sell

By |January 21st, 2020|

For years now the enterprise value specialists at Ceibass have been asserting to lawn and landscape business owners that there’s never been a better time to sell. But don’t take their word for it. Recently, Bloomberg, the news service, came out with an article entitled Family-Owned Businesses Urged to Sell Before the Party Ends. For more details and a link, read the blog.

Change Your Mindset About Labor.

By |January 15th, 2020|

Has anyone on your team ever said something like “We could grow and expand at a faster pace, but we have labor issues. Who doesn’t? It is what it is.” If so, it is time to start changing mindsets. No more excuses. For details, read the blog.

Here’s to Your Future Success & Happiness

By |January 6th, 2020|

Entering the new year and the new decade, the enterprise value-specialists at Ceibass want to extend to you a very special set of unique wishes. We wish you…(for details read the blog).

Appreciating The Professionals of Our Industry

By |December 18th, 2019|

One of the joys of the Holiday season for the Enterprise Value Specialists at Ceibass is taking the time for reflection and appreciating the growth and development of the lawn & landscape industry. “There is so much to appreciate about our industry,” said Tom Fochtman, Ceibass CEO. “First of all there’s…” For details read the blog.