Midas Managers™: Review
Rob Slee discusses his book Midas Managers™ with the Charlotte Business Journal, March 30, 2007.
Midas Marketing™: Chapter 6 - Giving the Shirt Off Our Backs, Rob Slee
Rethink your relationship with customers while exploring two marketing approaches: one relying on a traditional model of owning everything and the other on leveraging the community, in this chapter from Midas Marketing™.
Private Capital Markets™
Learn about the book Private Capital Markets™, its audience and its author, Rob Slee.
Private Capital Markets™: Course References
See who has taught Private Capital Markets™ courses.
The Private Cost of Capital
Discover the principles behind the private cost of capital. What is cost of capital? What does finance currently teach? How do public and private markets differ? How are capital markets segmented? What is the private cost of capital model?
Using the Private Cost of Capital Model by Rob Slee and John K. Paglia
The Value Examiner, May/June 2011.
Private Cost of Capital Model by Rob Slee and John K. Paglia
Examine the structure of private capital markets, two recent private capital markets surveys, a new discount rate model and the impact of a private discount rate model on business appraisal in The Value Examiner, March/April 2010.
A Primer on Lending's New Age
Explore the question "How is the economic downturn affecting the behavior of private capital providers?" in the Charlotte Business Journal, July 10, 2009.
The New Math of Middle-Market M&A
Explore the issues surrounding the fall of acquisition multiples and the number of completed deals in the lower middle market in The Value Examiner, July/August 2009.
How to Survive an Economic Apocalypse
Discover eight tips to reinvent your business and survive an economic apocalypse in MoldMaking Technology, April 2009.
In Search of the Midas Touch: Get Strategic or Get Out!
Learn about our entry into the Conceptual Age, what it means for business owners and the options available to these owners.
What You Need to Know about Finance: Keys to Understanding Private Capital Markets™
Explore finance principles for private-company managers in The Value Examiner, September/October 2006.
Public and Private Capital Markets Are Not Substitutes
Explore the factors differentiating the public and private markets and an examination of these factors at numerous levels including behavioral analysis, market structures and investor return expectations in BAP, Spring 2005.
Old Philosophers Offer New Insights on Explaining Modern Capital Markets
Slee looks to the education classics as he establishes his triadic logic for Private Capital Markets in The Key Reporter, Fall 2004.
Business Owners Choose a Transfer Value
Learn how business owners' transfer motives choose a range of values for the business in the Journal of Financial Planning, June 2004.
Start with Education to Tackle the Job Drain
Explore education reform as a way to win the economic war in America in the Charlotte Business Journal, March 26, 2004.
It's the Globalization, Stupid: The Cold Truth about Layoffs
Read about unemployment and the underlying economic situation in the United States. Slee also presents his premise on those who will keep their jobs in Creative Loafing, July 16, 2003.
Beware of the Fifty Percent Partner!
Examine the need for an ownership agreement between owners at the time of a merger in M&A Insider, Winter 2001.
Different Buyers Pay Different Multiples
Examine value ranges for mid-sized companies in Data Link, May 1997.
The Sound that Separates
Slee defines social contract and describes its contribution to America's problems.
Capital Market Segmentation Matters, Rob Slee and Richard M. Trottier
Explore the use of common financial models and valuation methods and how they are misused in the valuation of private companies. Also, understand the importance of capital market segmentation in determining a company's value.
The Return on Equity Planner
Learn about an SBV financial analysis tool for business owners and managers that determines the financial drivers of their businesses. Also, explore what-if scenarios for improving financial positions. January 30, 2006.
The Seven Most Important Steps to Improve Value
SBV Financial Scorecard
Learn the formula for Financial Performance Strategies from Managing by the Numbers.
Driving Your Company's Value, Assisting Business Owners in Creating Wealth: Volume 6, Issue 3
Discover the SBV model and its Process Entry Points, which include ROSE analysis, Mobley Matrix, DuPont formula and Management Education in Tim Rhine's newsletter Driving Your Company's Value, Winter 2007.
Driving Your Company's Value, Assisting Business Owners in Creating Wealth: Volume 6, Issue 2
Read about achieving value goals in a business transfer, SBV as a structured process for creating, increasing and realizing value, and seven steps to increase the value of your company in Tim Rhine's newsletter Driving Your Company's Value, June 2006.
November 1, 2010: MidasNation in the News! http://www.midasnation.com/userfiles/files/MidasNation%20CLT%20Biz%20Reprint.pdf
July 29, 2010: Debasing the Meaning of Value Demeans the Common Good by Lou De Rose, CMC
January 22, 2010: Value and Cost in Medical Care by Lou De Rose, CMC
November 23, 2009: Strategy, Tactics, and Small Business by Lou De Rose, CMC
Bill Reading in "Mergers & Acquisitions" by ACG December 2011 - What is in store for deal makers in 2012?