Tag Archives: Enterprise Value

Strategic Acumen in Mergers and Acquisitions

Strategic Acumen in Mergers and Acquisitions with Martin Luc Derome (Ep. 44)

Selling a business is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for many advisors.

Do you really want to rush into the transaction? Or do you want to make sure you find the right buyer, receive maximum enterprise value, and leave your clients in good hands?

In this episode, Duncan MacPherson interviews Martin Luc Derome, president of Queenston. Specializing in mergers, acquisitions, and valuations in the financial services industry, Martin has invaluable insights for both buyers and sellers on how to navigate the transaction successfully and effectively.

They discuss:

  • The dos and don’ts of M&A in financial services
  • Actionable steps that help you maximum your enterprise value
  • Queenston’s proprietary process to navigate a business sale from start to finish
  • How to find the ideal buyer/seller (beyond just AUM or EBITDA)
  • And more


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About Our Guest:

Martin Luc Derome is a seasoned business leader with over 25 years of experience in finance and insurance. He currently serves as President of Queenston M&A Inc., specializing in mergers, acquisitions, transfers and valuations in the financial products industries. He has held executive positions at Financial Horizons Group, and worked as M&A consultant for high-net-worth individuals, business owners, and professionals. Martin Luc is a trusted consultant dedicated to providing personalized solutions to clients. Mr. Derome has successfully completed the “Certified Financial Planner” program.

The Art and Science of Exit Planning with Ted Jenkin (Ep. 26)

When the time comes to exit your business, the goal is to drive your enterprise value, maximize your exit strategy, and elevate yourself qualitatively in the process.

In this episode, Duncan MacPherson talks to Ted Jenkin, CEO of oXYGen Financial, about the three E’s of successfully liquidating a business. They highlight steps advisors must take today to have a successful business exit in the future.

Ted discusses:

  • How liquidity events create a sense of self-actualization and personal fulfillment
  • Major drivers of enterprise value (and how to achieve them)
  • Negotiation tactics to secure the best deal for your business sale
  • Why now is an opportune time to consider selling your business
  • And more


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About Our Guest:

Ted Jenkin is the CEO of oXYGen Financial, CEO of Hyperchat Social, co-owner of Complete Concrete & Hardscapes, and a serial entrepreneur. With 26 years of experience and six advanced designations including the Certified Financial Planner degree, Ted is a featured columnist on the Wall Street Journal and can be seen regularly on CNN/Headline News. He is also featured locally on 93.7FM, 106.3FM, 680 The Fan, and NBC 11 Alive News. Ted is the author of “The 21 Day Budget Cleanse” and “100 Smart Money Moves To Make Now.”


How to Achieve the Maximum Enterprise Value With Ted Jenkin

Do you have a succession plan in place? Have you considered your exit strategy and the enterprise value of your business?

In this episode Duncan MacPherson and Ted Jenkin, serial entrepreneur and CEO of oXYGen Financial discuss how to drive enterprise value, re-imagining what it means to be a financial professional, and how to get out of the wealth management business. Ted also shares his experience as a serial entrepreneur and his favourite books.

Duncan and Ted discuss:

  • Deploying a process to work on your business and drive enterprise value 
  • Re-imagining what it means to be a financial professional
  • Getting out of the wealth management business
  • Ted’s experience as a serial entrepreneur
  • And more


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About Our Guest:

Ted grew up in NJ (actually off of exit 8), he is a Boston College grad, and has the best wife in the world Genna, with three wonderful kids (Olivia, Lyla, and Louden). Ted is now a Milton, GA resident and in his spare time Ted can be found playing tennis, working out, and running businesses.