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A deal that is going UP! - Acquisitions Anonymous Episode 137

October 31, 2022 Bill D'Alessandro, Mills Snell, & Michael Girdley Episode 137
Acquisitions Anonymous - Learn business as we review businesses for sale
A deal that is going UP! - Acquisitions Anonymous Episode 137
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Michael Girdley (@Girdley) and Bill D’Alessandro (@BillDA) discuss a rapidly expanding home and business elevator maintenance company in South Carolina. From a demand standpoint, we will determine what makes this so intriguing and do a little background research on the state of the market. We will also find out why neither VC capital nor PE has purchased this company. Finally, after picking up some tips from Michael, he will share a fun reality show concept associated with this transaction.

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Show Notes:

(00:00) - Introduction

(00:58) - Our sponsor is CloudBookkeeping.com

(02:27) - Deal & financials: A fast-growing home & commercial elevator Maintenance Co 

(03:49) - How does this company work?

(07:22) - What makes this so interesting from a Demand perspective?

(08:36) - What is so interesting about this Deal? What about the industry?

(11:45) - What is the Otis Roll-up strategy, and why would you focus on it?

(13:31) - Why hasn’t VC capital or PE bought this business already?

(14:01) - What is @Girdley’s hack to learn about an industry?

(15:02) - Why should you ask about the customers, and what should you look for?

(19:42) - “Girdley drunk at your business” Is this a good reality show idea?

(22:00) - Transdigm’s golden Roll-Up Strategy

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