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Paul K. Richey

2013: A Good Time to Sell Your Aerospace Supply Chain Company?

In real estate, it’s “location, location, location.” If you are the owner of an aerospace supply chain company, it may well be “timing, timing, timing.” In fact, 2013 may be one of the best times ever to sell your aerospace supply chain company—for a number of solid reasons, including many factors beyond any business owner’s control.

The Rollup Option: Distributor Deals Mark a Consolidating Industry

“When you come to a fork in the road, take it.” That nonsensical advice has been attributed to Yogi Berra, the famed New York Yankees catcher of yore. Whether Yogi ever said that is questionable. But the nearly 1,400 large lube and fuel jobbers in the U.S. are indeed approaching a fork in the road …