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Acquisition is a tool for growth not a strategy itself

Acquisition is a tool for growth not a strategy itself

Many entrepreneurs and management leaders have growth on their minds almost every day. They ask themselves, what markets should I enter? What services do I need to offer to differentiate my company? Should I embrace specialisation? What services do my best customers need tomorrow? How can I attract new customers? All of those questions are…

Is The Translation Business Profitable? – Lion People Global
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Is The Translation Business Profitable? – Lion People Global

Not all industries are equally profitable. And not all areas of all industries are equally profitable either. The translation industry is no exception.  Uniquely, the translation industry touches on almost every other industry. It also covers hundreds of language combinations, several different services, and a couple of different business models. So, the short answer to…

Marketing Strategy for Translation Companies – Lion People Global
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Marketing Strategy for Translation Companies – Lion People Global

The ancient Chinese general and philosopher Sun Tzu wrote: “Strategy without tactics is the slowest route to victory. Tactics without strategy is the noise before defeat.” Marketing is essential for translation companies that want to grow. But without a clear strategy, it is difficult to know where to direct your resources. Let’s take a closer…

Achieving growth with the right acquisition strategy

Achieving growth with the right acquisition strategy

Given the current economic climate, our focus at Lion People Global is increasingly on finding approaches that are going to deliver sustainable growth and resilience. And that’s whether you’re considering acquisitions as a key component of that growth strategy, or if you want to build value towards an exit where you sell your business to…

Case study: Why an ecommerce giant acquired an LSP

Case study: Why an ecommerce giant acquired an LSP

Lion People Global are specialists in helping LSPs accelerate their growth through mergers and acquisitions and helping business-owners achieve organic growth to get ready for exit. When the time comes for an LSP-owner to consider selling their business, one of the most common questions we get asked is, what are the exit options? When an…

Case Study: How to manage a successful merger

Case Study: How to manage a successful merger

As we have mentioned in previous blog posts, when it comes to mergers and acquisitions, a friendly merger between two similar companies is definitely the road less traveled. While many acquisitions are presented as mergers for a variety of reasons, in truth, most deals involve a transaction with one party taking a majority position over…

Is Translation a Dying Profession? – Lion People Global
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Is Translation a Dying Profession? – Lion People Global

The Industrial Revolution (1760 – 1840) and the Second Industrial Revolution (1870 – 1914) transformed how people lived and worked. We are now living through the Third Industrial Revolution (or Digital Revolution). It’s ongoing and – many believe – accelerating… With each of these revolutions, whole professions and industries have been wiped out or totally transformed. It’s estimated that the Spinning…

What are the advantages of a friendly merger?

What are the advantages of a friendly merger?

As we covered in a previous blog, many acquisitions are presented as mergers, when in actual fact, most of these deals involve a transaction between a buyer and a seller that have agreed terms. A true merger between two similar or complimentary companies is much rarer.         This is perhaps surprising for an industry like language…

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