Executive Briefs

Executive Brief: 10 Questions to Help You Get the Best Price for Your Business

“Come on, admit it. The sale of your business has crossed your mind. But before you take that step, these 10 questions will help you avoid critical mistakes and start thinking like a business buyer so you can make sure you’re getting the best price.”

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Our team has published substantive reports designed to assist you in your strategic business planning, covering topics such as market insights, growth, and exit strategies. These PDF reports are available
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Survive Today and Thrive Tomorrow: 8 Tactics from Successful ARM Companies
The stagnant economic recovery combined with increased regulatory scrutiny and compliance requirements has made it particularly challenging for many U.S. based debt collection agencies, debt purchasing companies and debt collection law firms to sustain their business performance and growth.

Executive Brief: 10 Major Steps in the Process of Selling a Business
"The sale of a business is perhaps the single-most significant event in an owner’s business life. In light of the fact that most owners have never sold a business, apprehension is understandable. If you are contemplating or preparing for the sale of your company..."

Settlements in Full - Collections and the U.S Economic Recovery
The U.S. consumer credit crisis has reshaped the collection and recovery industry in many ways. As this crisis ends, Settlements in Full (SIFs) comprise one of the most important and least-discussed issues for the industry in 2010. SIF policies are impacting and will continue to impact credit issuers, first party servicers, contingency collection agencies, debt buying companies, and collection law firms alike, for better or for worse.

11 Tips For Improving Return on Healthcare Receivables
This whitepaper is based on research developed in partnership with healthcare providers and receivables management companines throughtout the U.S. To read more about the full research publication, visit the insideARM.com bookstore online.

Evolution of the ARM Industry 2006
American Capital Strategies. Asset Acceptance. Citigroup. Convergys. Goldman Sachs. J.P. Morgan. NCO Group. Portfolio Recovery Associates. Sallie Mae. West. And so on.

Municipal ARM Executive Brief 2007
While federal agencies may be the largest government clients within the accounts receivable management industry, municipal governments present certain private collection firms with opportunities for significant growth. The main source of that potential derives from the number of prospective clients.




What's Behind the Drop-Off in Deal Volume?

October 7, 2015

After a significant uptick in mergers and acquisitions in the ARM industry over the past two years, we are experiencing a modest slowdown in 2015. This is not because buyers and sellers lack interest in completing transactions - there is plenty of interest. Instead, two major motives are driving this tre ....
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M&A Integration: Where the Real Fun Begins

October 1, 2015

Congratulations! You just made an acquisition. Now what?

Growth through strategic acquisitions can offer tremendous returns on investment (ROI) for your business by providing instant growth in revenue and profitability. The revenue compon ....
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ARM in Focus: the Utilities Industry

September 30, 2015

The utilities industry is not nearly as sexy as the healthcare or student loans segments, which always seem to be in the news. Despite the lack of publicity, the utilities industry deserves some attention because it presents opportunities for first- and third- ....
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FCIB 26th Annual Global Conference

Marriott Miami Biscayne Bay
Miami, FL
October 11th-13th, 2015

Join FCIB in Miami this October for three days of networking with your peers from around the world and educational sessions led by industry experts.

Dig deep into the most pressing issues facing international credit professionals ....

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First Party Outsourcing Summit

Oakridge Hotel & Conference Center
Minneapolis, MN
October 13th-14th, 2015

Gain new perspective at this first-ever summit focused completely on the unique challenges of first-party outsourcing!

From credit cards to telecom to auto to utility to retail to health care and beyond... ....

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NARCA 2015 Fall Collection Conference

Marriott Marquis
Washington, D.C.
October 14th-17th, 2015

Start looking ahead to the NARCA 2015 Fall Collection Conference, and join other NARCA members at the new Marriott Marquis in Washington, DC.

Every NARCA conference gives you the best subject matter experts, discussions about issues that impact your business, great ....

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