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Guest Post: The oil price war and U.S. shale revolution

By Baron Lukas
President, Vital Strategies

Those who have worked in the Texas oil patch have seen the cyclical nature of the industry. They’ve lived through other downturns and may think they know how to weather the storm, but this downturn is different.

What may have worked...

Staffing World keynoter: Engage employees to drive business growth

By Bradley S. Buttermore
Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer

Companies who compete on price alone do so at their own folly, says Jim Clifton, chairman and CEO of Gallup, who told attendees at the 2015 Staffing World conference that employee engagement is vital in achieving...

The Permian Basin — the last U.S. oil basin still standing

By Paul Puri
Managing Director

A recent article by Bloomberg Business caught my eye, as it highlights how the Permian Basin in West Texas continues to gain production, even as the oil price slump shows no signs of easing.

Despite the challenges facing U.S. oil, the...

Trucking industry M&A activity healthy despite challenges

By Mike Galardi
Practice Leader

The merger and acquisition environment in the trucking industry likely will remain fairly robust for several more years although we may see some fluctuation in valuations.

Owners who started their businesses 25 or more years ago are approaching...

Energy infrastructure: A pipeline for investment

By Bryan Livingston
Managing Director and CEO

In October The Deal published a whitepaper that reinforces Capital Alliance Corp.’s long-...

Small to midsize companies seize M&A opportunities in the oil patch

By Paul Puri
Managing Director

Independent energy companies and private equity firms are on the lookout for opportunities in the Texas oil patch as large, publicly traded companies shed assets and jobs in the wake of oil’s price slide.

A recent private networking event in...

M&A International sees tech sector attracting investors

By Paul Puri
Managing Director

Private equity continues to flow big money into the technology sector, creating a funding environment for technology-related companies that is growing at a fast clip.

Fundings may drop slightly this year over last year’s record pace, but are...

Large PEOs target regional players for acquisition

By Bradley S. Buttermore
Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer

The Professional Employer Organization (PEO) industry likely will see a period of consolidation as industry dynamics change on the heels of the recent passage of the Small Business Efficiency Act (SBEA).


Permian Basin serves as bellwether of oilfield M&A

Technology and pipeline companies stand to benefit from current cycle

By Paul Puri
Managing Director and Chief Development Officer

Oilfield technology companies and businesses involved in the transportation, storage and delivery of crude oil appear poised for healthy merger-...

Prepping for the sale of your oilfield company

What to do two years out

By Paul Puri
Chief Development Officer and Managing Director

Selling your oilfield services company requires good preparation for those who seek to maximize transaction price.

In this blog, we’ll take a look at what companies...


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