News

About tomfoch

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far tomfoch has created 131 blog entries.

Make Sure You Apply For Your PPP Loan Today!

By |April 8th, 2020|

Stop why you’re doing and apply for your PPP loan right now. Later won’t work! The enterprise value specialists at Ceibass have been busy working with lawn & landscape business owners to help them secure their fair share of the CARES Act and specifically the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP loans). Some are approved already and should get their money this week! For details read the blog.

Cash & Cash Flow Rule in Uncertain Times

By |April 6th, 2020|

Cash and cash flow rule in uncertain times. What should you be doing right now as a lawn & landscape business owner? “Safety first, then it’s all about cash,” said Tom Fochtman, Ceibass CEO. “Get on accounts receivables, get real with budgets, ask for assistance on your loans and…” For details read the blog.

The National Association of Landscape Professionals’ website is an essential resource of Covid-19 guidance.

By |April 2nd, 2020|

The National Association of Landscape Professionals’ website is an essential resource of Covid-19 guidance for you: www.landscapeprofessionals.org. They are offering up to date news & resources, webinars, podcasts and advocacy to help you through the crisis. For details read the blog.

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.