CEO Corner

Private Equity as a Business Transition Option: Thinking Outside the Box

Family business owners looking to transition ownership of their companies are usually familiar with the traditional options. You can transfer the business to a younger generation of the family. You can find an outside buyer. You can sell to an inside management group, or to the company’s employees through an ESOP. Another choice, though, is […]

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Effective Collaboration Deepens Relationships with Clients and Our Own Professionals

Collaboration is at the heart of everything we do at HW&Co. Internally, the teams from every practice area in our firm work together to make sure each client benefits from the expertise we have to offer. And our relationships with clients are collaborative as we work together to help them meet their goals. The benefits […]

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Uncertainty is the One Certainty Today

If there is one characteristic that dominates our conversations internally and with clients today, it is uncertainty. We have the uncertainty created by the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, which still disrupts workplaces, supply chains and the lives of those unfortunate enough to become sick. Uncertainty in the business marketplace has shown both downsides and upsides; some […]

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Technology and New Service Mix Help Blunt Impact of Great Resignation

The “Great Resignation” is getting a lot of attention these days, and deservedly so. The phrase refers to the massive number of American workers – about 4.4 million – who have left the workforce during the COVID-19 pandemic. Workers taking early retirement account for more than half of that total, at about 2.4 million. Few […]

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Mergers Strengthen Our Firm and Our Clients

Providing clients with effective advisory services and the best guidance for their unique needs in these situations requires expertise on our part. That’s why HW&Co.’s recent mergers with The Shealy Group and Finkler & Company are so important. The expertise our colleagues at these firms have brought to our practice benefits our clients and enhances […]

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