Tobin Leff

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private equity

TobinLeff Advises Karma Agency on its Sale to LRW Group

TobinLeff is pleased to announce that it brought the parties together and served as the M&A advisor to Karma Agency on its recent sale to LRW Group, a portfolio company of the private equity group […]

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agency value

Forget Mr. Rogers and Get Real About Your Agency’s Uniqueness

What makes your agency “special”? Do your key differentiators really make you different from everyone else? This White Paper focuses a critical eye on the things that many agency owners think set them apart and […]

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earnouts

12 Elements of Earn-outs to Get M&A Deals Done on Your Terms

If you own a marketing services agency, when the time is right to sell, you most likely will be presented with deal structures that include earn-out provisions. In turn, if you have a buy and […]

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business value

What’s Your Business Really Worth?

Valuing an agency is both art and science… and often a deep, dark mystery. After working with more than 125 businesses across the country, TobinLeff has gained some insight into the black box of agency […]

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10 Questions Buyers Will Ask When Selling Your Business

We have all learned from successes and experiences that to help get a sale closed, we must put ourselves in the shoes of the buyers and be prepared for the questions they may ask. Knowing […]

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exit strategy

What Is an Exit Plan, and Why Do I Need One?

Surveys indicate that most agency owners believe an Exit Plan is important, but still don’t have one. If that describes you, this White Paper will help you understand what an Exit Plan is and how […]

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business valuation

Value Drivers to Increase Your Agency’s Value and Your Net Worth

Wondering how to convert your future exit into a bigger payday? This White Paper explains a core group of Value Driver principles and some specific strategic goals you can adopt today to increase the price […]

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succession planning

Which Way to the Exit?

Agency owners thinking about selling or succession 
should first know and weigh all their options. No matter what conference you attend in the ad/PR industry, there is invariably buzz at the cocktail hour about the […]

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retirement

Life after the agency business: What’s your next chapter?

If you own a marketing services business, whether it’s a PR firm, ad agency, digital shop or video production company, you’re no doubt up to your ears putting out client fires, chasing new business, trying […]

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enhance value

Why agency owners DESERVE to make a 20% profit

Having analyzed the financials of more than a hundred agencies of all shapes and sizes, from traditional PR firms to cutting-edge digital shops, I must admit I am downright flummoxed about one common and disturbing […]

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