Posts By: Kelly Bird

5 essential qualities to seek in a trusted advisor

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Being a business owner means having to take action in the face of uncertainty. No matter how much education you’ve amassed, or how many years you’ve been in business, to maintain market share and increase profitability requires innovation. And innovation means risk. It’s impossible to achieve new levels of growth and success while exclusively remaining ….

Zeifmans’ Technology & StartUps team share the importance of implementing a business plan

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Are you launching a new startup? Expanding an existing business? If so, implementing a business plan is an important step to help direct your decisions today and for the future. A common mistake new business owners experience is establishing a business plan that includes unreasonable expectations with the belief that investors are solely focused on ….

How New Urbanism serves both millennials and boomers

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We hear a lot about the generational differences between Millennials and their Baby Boomer parents (see: Okay Boomer). As is common between older folks and younger ones, there’s plenty to disagree on; from work ethic to life goals to the acceptance or denial of new societal norms. It’s to be expected. Our culture has experienced ….

Springbank Capital acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Airbase Services, Inc./Les services Airbase Inc.

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We are pleased to announce the sale of Springbank Capital Corp.’s client Airbase Services, Inc./ Les services Airbase Inc., an aircraft interiors maintenance, repair and management specialist based out of Montreal, Canada to STS Aviation Group, a leading global aviation solutions company. Springbank Capital Corp. (“Springbank”) acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Airbase Services, ….

The future of Family Business in Canada

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Canadian family businesses have come a long way from their humble beginnings. Far from simply representing a few scattered enterprises, family business is the backbone of the Canadian economy. At Zeifmans, we understand that statement both professionally and personally. As a second-generation family run business ourselves, it’s no surprise to our team that the research ….

M&A trends in the tech industry

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The tech industry is often characterized by significant M&A activity. Given the economic climate, interest rates, and solid markets, it is predicted that strong deal making activity will continue into 2020. Though there was some undeniable volatility as a result of political and economic uncertainties and the negotiations of major international trade deals, M&A activity ….

5 reasons why your family needs a financial advisor

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If you think that the effect of your financial life remains within the confines of your bank account, think again. A study[1] has recently proven that the perception of financial wellbeing (that is, feeling secure about the current state of your finances, and the future) can affect you equally as strongly as your job, your ….

Zeifmans’ Technology & StartUps team examines mobile workforces

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In 1994, 32,000 AT&T employees began working from home and kicked off one of the first and largest telecommuting experiments. Fast forward 25 years later, mobile workforces have become widely accepted by employers, specifically by startups, due to emerging available technologies that have made working remotely more accessible, feasible and beneficial for staff. In fact, ….

3 innovative real estate opportunities to watch in 2020

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30 years ago, a telephone was expected to perform a singular function. It had only one job: It placed calls that allowed two parties to speak directly to each other. Fast forward to today and compare how vastly different our modern expectations are. In addition to the ability to place calls, we now expect our ….