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Investors like businesses with fewer assets

A recent study from the Harvard Business Review shows that investors today prefer companies with fewer physical assets. That is not great for the boating industry. HBR looked at the 2015 S&P 1500 Index, a mix of small-, medium- and large-cap stocks, and separated the index based on industry sector. Then, HBR examined each industry’s average percentage of physical assets ...

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Research: Many companies have no plans for exit strategy

Just less than half of marine industry companies have a succession plan or exit strategy for their business. That’s according to the latest survey of Boating Industry print and digital subscribers, conducted by email in March and April. Respondents were a mix of boat dealers, manufacturers, marina owners and others working in the industry. While only 46 percent of readers ...

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Family businesses require extensive succession planning

Family businesses require extensive succession planning In our March issue, Boating Industry profiled how to plan your exit strategy and the different pathways for transition. Below is a preview of this article, highlighting how to begin the process of generational succession planning. For more details on transition, see our March issue. Family businesses have many struggles, but none so intricate ...

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