Episode 16

Navigating Veterinary Clinic Mergers and Acquisitions

Aug. 15th, 2023

In this episode, Bill Snow, an experienced M&A professional with over 30 years of experience in investment banking and M&A, discusses various aspects of mergers and acquisitions with Ryan Leech and Dr. Ivan Zak, particularly in the context of veterinary practices. They cover a range of topics, including the difficulties of sourcing deals, conducting due diligence, negotiating with sellers, and successfully integrating acquired businesses.

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Topics discussed:

  • Finding suitable veterinary practices for the acquisition
  • How to thoroughly assess the target clinic’s financial, operational, and legal aspects
  • Key aspects to consider in the negotiations

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Bill Snow
Author, Speaker, M&A Professional, Vistage Speaker
ivan zak
Dr. Ivan Zak
DVM, MBA, CEO at Galaxy Vets
ryan leech
Ryan Leech
Sr. Director of Strategic Partnerships at Digitail