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Global Reach Expands to 7 Cities

Cortland Opens Chicago Office; Adds New Channel Alliance Partnership Program. Continues Rapid International Growth. Cortland Advisors, LLC, an international Mergers & Acquisitions consulting firm headquartered in Orlando, FL, announced today it has added two new senior executives to its international team. It also announced a new Channel Alliance Partnership program with over 15 partners around the world. The new executives joining the firm are: Anthony Canonaco, Chicago/Midwest General Manager. Canonaco, who holds several SEC licenses for financial management including Series 7, 62...

Cortland Names Four New Regional General Managers

Because of a flurry of new client activity in its core business, Cortland Advisors, LLC, an international Mergers & Acquisitions consulting company, announced today that has promoted four of its senior advisors to become general managers of its largest and fastest growing markets. “We are fortunate to have a very deep bench of talent, so we were able to internally tap these four executives to help run our largest, and busiest American markets,” said Randy Coppersmith, Chairman & CEO of Cortland....

Cortland Advisors Announces Acquisition of Nablis

New Combination Forms Full-Service, International M&A consulting Firm that Offers World-Class Consulting for $20-100MM Transactions Cortland Advisors, LLC, a Mergers & Acquisitions consulting boutique based in the Central Florida area, announced that it has acquired Nablis LLC, a management consulting firm based in Winter Park, FL, to better serve its clients around the world. The new combined company will operate under the brand name Cortland Advisors, LLC. The transaction, which was approved by both company’s boards of directors, can now offer small-to-mid-sized clients...

Cortland Selects Coppersmith as Chairman and CEO

Cortland Advisors, LLC, a boutique mergers & acquisitions (M&A) advisory partnership headquartered in Florida, announced today it has hired Randy Coppersmith as its new Chairman and CEO. He will also head up the firm’s new Washington office, located in Middleburg, VA. “We are very excited to add an executive with the kind of success and experience that Randy brings to our growing company,” said Ken Taormina, Cortland’s Founder and President. “We were looking for a strong leader who has CEO, operational...

How to Avoid Low Valuation with Succession Planning

While there are many things that need to be taken care of to prepare for a successful business sale and exit one of the one’s most founders and owners neglect is to have a strong well thought out Succession Plan in place well in advance of putting the company up for sale.  While a strong auditable balance sheet, good product and service mix, good backlog are all-important the most valuable asset many companies have are their people.  With a strong...

Private Equity at the Gates

A Great Opportunity for Private Companies and Owners to Transition Today many private companies and family owned businesses are faced with the hard facts of demographics.  The baby boom generation is entering their prime retirement years.  So many company Founders, family owned business CEO’s and private company heads want to retire.  In many cases the struggle for capital has grown harder and the ability or willingness of their heirs makes leaving the company to them a poor option.  Yet, many of...