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ClearRidge was founded in 2008 to assist business owners make better strategic decisions; to provide the owners of midsized private companies with an outsourced team of industry-leading professionals. Leveraging decades of experience successfully completing complex transactions, ClearRidge clients benefit from discreet, professional and effective representation in the sale of their private company, acquisition, restructuring or capital sourcing.

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M&A transaction activity is booming. With President Biden’s $1.75 trillion Build Back Better plan, what's the outlook for 2022?

Merger Acquisition transaction activity has been increasing throughout 2021. Many business owners have been working to close a transaction before year-end and avoid the uncertainty of a new tax environment in 2022. President Biden’s $1.75 trillion Build Back Better (BBB) Act may soon become law, bringing tax reforms with it, but many of the plan’s initial tax proposals were …...Read More

AIR Technologies acquired by Fidelity Building Services Group (Fidelity BSG)

AIR Technologies has been acquired by Fidelity Building Services Group (Fidelity BSG), a national leader in HVAC/Mechanical Services, Building Automation & Controls and Emergency Power Generators. When the owners of AIR Technologies were approached by a strategic acquirer, they reached out to ClearRidge to advise them on the potential sale.  With an exhaustive process to prepare AIR Technologies for a sale, identify and approach potential acquirers, the ClearRidge team managed the sale process, due diligence and closing....Read More

How will capital gains tax increases in 2022 impact M&A this year?

Business acquisitions accelerate in response to President Biden’s plan to double the long-term capital gains tax rate for those at the top, from 20% to 40%. When you include the 3.8% net investment income tax (NIIT) and some state income taxes, you could be looking at a 48% all-in capital gains tax rate by January 1, 2022. In this report, we discuss the biggest drivers of accelerated business sale activity, as well as analyze the outlook for eight industry sectors....Read More