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Yearly Archives: 2010

On Structuring an Earn-out

By : Ziad K. Abdelnour| 15 June 2010
As you all know, most deals fall apart because companies CEOs/owners (and/or the investors already in the “deal”) are not realistic when placing a value on their respective companies. When there’s a valuation difference between what...

So should you buy your business or build it from scratch?

By : Ziad Abdelnour| 10 June 2010
We at Blackhawk receive and review over 2,000 business plans a year; and the question that keeps recurring at all times by every one of our entrepreneurs seeking funding is: Should I buy a business or rather build one from scratch? Here’s a few point...

On things worth considering when investing in Cleantech

By : Ziad K. Abdelnour| 31 May 2010
As part of Blackhawk’s close group of family and friends; and to set the record straight, we thought we’d share with you some of the most provoking thoughts we entertain when investing in Green Technology. As you may be aware of, throughout the world...

Don’t be Fooled by What Policy Makers tell you Read the Facts

By : Ziad K. Abdelnour| 29 May 2010
As part of Blackhawk’s close group of family and friends, we thought we’d share with you some of our most salient views as to the state of the world economy today and what to watch for in case you’re also in the “Wealth Creation” business. We hope th...

Want to know What are our Private Equity Deal Killers?

By : Ziad K. Abdelnour| 27 May 2010
As part of Blackhawk’s close group of family and friends; and to set the record straight, we thought we’d share with you the Classic “deal killers” that we encounter when reviewing the more than 2,000 business plans submitted to us on the average a y...

Alternative Energy is a long overdue solution whose Time has come

By : Ziad K. Abdelnour| 23 May 2010
Last Thursday, May 20, 2010, marked one month since BP’s oil rig exploded in the Gulf Coast …. This is the clearest picture we could have of our failed national energy policy — which extends over many decades and administrations. It...

On Women’s Coming to Power and how we at Blackhawk are dealing with it

By : Ziad K. Abdelnour| 21 May 2010
We at Blackhawk believe that a huge and fast-growing group of people are poised to take their place in the economic mainstream over the next decade, as producers, consumers, employees, and entrepreneurs. This group’s impact on the global economy will...

How to best Protect Your Assets in the turbulent times ahead

By : Ziad K. Abdelnour| 19 May 2010
Morning folks Take a few minutes to read this article http://thedailybell.com/1050/IMF-Plotting-Gold-Backed-SDRs.html At the rate we are going, it seems that there is no other choice for the USD (Dollar) than to be DEVALUED and that there will soon b...

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