On August 9, 2019, the Nebraska Department of Banking and Finance issued the Interpretive Opinion No. 19 that excludes M&A Brokers from the Nebraska Securities Act’s definition of broker-dealer. It is a development that modernizes and streamlines Nebraska’s securities rules and regulations.
When a company is acquired, the buyer takes on new risks and exposure. In today’s M&A marketplace, EBITDA multiples are at peak levels. With valuations so high, it’s more important than ever to manage risks—known and unknown—that could affect ultimate returns.
Companies are starting to take notice of the increasing numbers of pet owners prepared to invest in their pets' health. Driving much of this growth is a secular shift referred to as the "humanization of pets," where pets are viewed as members of their pet owners' families.