Greg Friedman: CEO of Private Ocean & Shaun Kapusinski: Director of Operations of Sequoia Financial

Greg Friedman
Shaun Kapusinski

In this episode, Nathan, Greg Friedman, and Shaun Kapusinski discuss:

  • How Greg and Shaun came together to write The Financial Advisor M & A Guidebook.
  • What drives a firm to consider M & A.
  • How M & A can fuel growth plus and facilitate succession planning.
  • How people and culture define success.

Key Takeaways:

  • Technology integration is critical in any M&A transaction.
  • Don’t underestimate the need for frequent communication and ongoing recognition during and after a M & A transaction.
  • Invest the time up front to clarify roles, define transition steps and set expectations.
  • Be prepared for the unexpected.

“M&A (mergers and acquisitions) is a pathway and opportunity for growth and succession planning.” — Greg Friedman

Connect with Greg Friedman:
Greg Friedman, Founder, CEO and President
Private Ocean
100 Smith Ranch Road, Suite 300, San Rafael, CA 94903
Company Website – www.privateocean.com
Company Facebook – www.facebook.com/privateocean/
Company Twitter – @_privateocean
Company LinkedIn – www.linkedin.com/company/private-ocean-wealth-management/
Email – Greg.Friedman@privateocean.com
Twitter – @GregFriedmanCEO
LinkedIn – www.linkedin.com/in/greg-friedman-cfp/

Connect with Shaun Kapusinski:
Shaun Kapusinski, MBA, HCS – Director of Operations
Sequoia Financial Group
Main Office: 3500 Embassy Pkwy, Suite 100, Akron, OH 44333
Main Office Phone Number:  888 225-3777
Company Website – www.sequoia-financial.com
Company LinkedIn – www.linkedin.com/company/sequoia-financial-group
Email – skapusinski@sequoia-financial.com
Company Phone – 330 255-4349
Twitter – @shaunkap
LinkedIn – www.linkedin.com/in/shaunkapusinski/

Connect with Nathan Mersereau:
Phone: 248-645-1520
Website: www.dayinacanoe.com
Email: nathan.mersereau@planningalt.com
Twitter: @NathanMersereau
LinkedIn: Nathan Mersereau
Address: 36800 Woodward Avenue, Suite 200
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304

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