Anant Patel

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If you have a dream, don’t just sit there. Gather courage to believe that you can succeed and leave no stone unturned to make it a reality.

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Anant Patel

Fun Facts

Favorite place in the world:

Favorite place in the world:

Favorite music/band/singer:

U2

Favorite movie or book of all time:

The Godfather movies

One word that best describes me:

Relentless (my name Anant actually has the meaning “infinite, endless” in Sanskrit)

When I’m not working, you’ll catch me doing this:

Playing golf, watching soccer, listening to music and traveling with my family.

    Transactions Outlook 2020: Mid-Year Review

    Originally published in HLB Insights The outbreak of COVID-19 has brought unprecedented challenges to the global economy, pausing much of the activity across the world. After a long spell of record-high M&A activity over the past decade, deal-making was brought to a screeching halt as the pandemic shock diffused throughout the world economy. What was once expected to be a mostly uneventful environment, soon transformed into an unprecedented disruption that exploded after a good start to the […]

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      Diversity of Thought Makes a Better Business Advisor

      Increased ROI and better business outcomes are the resultOriginally published in Los Angeles Business JournalThe role of a business advisor has been evolving, and now COVID-19 has been a disrupter that shows the need for better and broader solutions to client challenges. A way to get there is diversity of thought, which comes from intentionally bringing varied skill sets, experiences, talents and backgrounds together. As a result, business advisors have the opportunity to bring a diverse set of […]

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        Diversity of Thought Makes a Better Business Advisor

        This article was originally published in Los Angeles Business Journal By Anant Patel, Partner and Leader of Advisory and Transaction Advisory Services The role of a business advisor has been evolving, and now COVID-19 has been a disrupter that shows the need for better and broader solutions to client challenges. A way to get there is diversity of thought, which comes from intentionally bringing varied skill sets, experiences, talents and backgrounds together. As a result, business advisors […]

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          M&A Activity Amid COVID-19

          COVID-19 has created uncertainty and resulted in major economic changes, which has had a chilling effect on the economy, M&A deals and capital market transactions. Deals and financings (including IPOs) that were in process at the beginning of this year are now paused. Companies and investors are looking for answers about how to prepare for the future. Before COVID-19 hit, M&A was on a roll, driven by an 11-year bull market, but with the pandemic onset, companies moved quickly into a triage […]

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            Leadership: Lighting the Way for Others

            Diwali is the biggest and the brightest of all Hindu festivals. Also spelled deepavali, which means festival of lights: deep means "light" and avali "a row" to become "a row of lights." Diwali traditionally is marked by five days of celebrations. This year, Nov. 7 is the first of the five-day festival of events and celebrations. The holiday begins with the “day of fortune” followed by the “day of knowledge” and the “day of light.” The weeklong celebrations ends with the Hindu New Year and the […]

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