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Russell S. Tolander

Russell S. Tolander is managing director at Capital Alliance Corp., where he works on sell-side mergers & acquisitions across several industries. Russ assists clients within several sectors, including tech-enabled manufacturing and distribution companies, consumer & e-commerce companies, communications equipment companies, and the energy E&P supply chain, among others. He also assists micro- and small-cap public...

Why nano-capitalization public companies should evaluate strategic alternatives, including going private transactions
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Why nano-capitalization public companies should evaluate strategic alternatives, including going private transactions

By Russell Tolander Managing Director Nano-capitalization public companies, those with a valuation of less than $50 million, have fewer active buyers interested in them in today’s public markets, due to existing trends such as investors’ favoritism toward large companies, technology startups and disruptive or innovative business models (think Uber, Lyft, Amazon). That can leave small...

Corpus Christi port booms with oil & gas infrastructure projects
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Corpus Christi port booms with oil & gas infrastructure projects

By Neal Patel Managing Director and Energy Infrastructure Practice Leader The Port of Corpus Christi has been undergoing a historic buildout of oil and gas infrastructure that should position the Gulf Coast port as a major energy exporter for decades to come. Last year, Houston-based Cheniere Energy, the second largest global producer of liquefied natural...

Russell Tolander Joins Capital Alliance Corp.
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Russell Tolander Joins Capital Alliance Corp.

DALLAS, Jan. 30, 2020 – Russell S. Tolander has been named a Fort Worth-based managing director at Capital Alliance Corp., where he will work on sell-side mergers & acquisitions across several industries. Dallas-based Capital Alliance Corp. provides expert strategic consulting and M&A advice with sought-after negotiating expertise in a wide range of industries, including human...

Workforce shortages to keep nursing staffing firms on their toes
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Workforce shortages to keep nursing staffing firms on their toes

By Neal England Managing Director HRM Practice Leader A majority of nurses surveyed in late 2019 said the nursing shortage has worsened, a continuing challenge that will produce a ready pipeline of business opportunities for staffing companies placing nurses. A survey of 20,000 registered nurses in the U.S. by AMN Healthcare Services Inc. found that...

ART of the DEAL – Thinking of selling your business? Five ways to get ready
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ART of the DEAL – Thinking of selling your business? Five ways to get ready

By Brad Buttermore Managing Partner and CFO Art of the Deal is an occasional series about the steps involved in selling your business. Selling a business takes preparation that starts at the beginning, with organizing, funding, building and running the company. If you are thinking about selling your company this year, here are five things...

Strategic partnerships more important than ever for Mexico energy sector investors
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Strategic partnerships more important than ever for Mexico energy sector investors

By Antoine Marchand Managing Director Private and foreign investors saw a notable policy shift in Mexico’s energy reforms over the past year under President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO), who recently completed the first year of his six-year term. Mexico’s move toward increased private and international investment in its energy sectors under former President Enrique...

PEO survey: Revenue and profits on the rise in Q3
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PEO survey: Revenue and profits on the rise in Q3

By Brad Buttermore Managing Partner and Chief Financial Officer Revenue and gross profits rose year over year during the third quarter of 2019 for Professional Employer Organizations (PEOs) operating in the United States, with 25% of those surveyed reporting that revenue was up significantly, and 15% noting a significant increase in gross profits. We see...

PEOs enjoying double-digit revenue growth
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PEOs enjoying double-digit revenue growth

By Brad Buttermore Managing Partner and Chief Financial Officer Professional Employer Organization (PEO) annual revenue grew by double-digits in 2018, according to an industry survey from the National Association of Professional Employer Organizations (NAPEO). The revenue growth rate for all participating PEOs was 10 percent, with the largest firms (PEOs with more than 5,000 worksite...

CAC represents Best Practices Staffing in sale to PeopleShare, LLC
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CAC represents Best Practices Staffing in sale to PeopleShare, LLC

DALLAS, Sept. 24, 2019 – PeopleShare, LLC (PeopleShare), a Pennsylvania-based company that provides temporary staffing and outsourced HR services on the East Coast, acquired Best Practices Staffing of the Greater Chicago area. Dallas-based middle-market investment firm Capital Alliance Corp. (CAC) represented Best Practices Staffing in the transaction, which brings PeopleShare to a total of 30 locations....