Ryan Binkley believes 2018 will build on Generational Equity’s success in the previous year, alongside the continued strength of the global M&A market. These conditions should keep the deals flowing for much of the year, allowing business owners in every industry to pursue the maximum value for their company.
Generational Equity will continue to be at the forefront of this activity in the lower middle market, with Ryan excited to guide its skilled team of professionals to further development.
A key reason that Ryan Binkley can be so confident that Generational Equity’s 2018 will be another year of progress is the firm’s core values. These have evolved from the principles established by Ryan’s father, Dr. John Binkley, when he first founded the organization, to ensure Generational’s team works in harmony and in accordance with the ambitions of clients.
Because, when you boil it down, providing business owners with the tools to secure their financial legacy when they exit is the most important goal.
This included Ryan sharing stories that tied into the importance of the company’s core values, as these will continue to be essential to the firm’s success in supporting clients. It is not happenstance that Generational Equity has been named Investment Banking Firm of the Year for two consecutive years – it takes dedication to proven standards.
The five core values that define Generational Equity are:
- The Golden Rule – Generational Equity’s team of dealmakers earn the trust of their clients by treating their most prized asset, their business, with the same respect and responsibility they’d expect for themselves. Ryan feels this empathy for what our clients expect, and this continues to keep Generational among the leading firms in the M&A industry.
- Unity – Selling a business for the maximum value requires all involved to be on the same page. When business owners are fully committed to the exit process, Generational Equity’s entire team is committed to them, helping them pursue an optimal exit strategy.
- Integrity – When you entrust the future of your business and your family’s financial future with an organization, you want to know they can be trusted. Ryan has worked hard in establishing a strict code of ethics that guides the team’s every decision and reassures clients that their future is in safe hands.
- Diligence – Persistence in the M&A industry is a vital trait. When a deal looks dead in the water, it takes perseverance and devotion to revive it, especially when it offers the best deal for clients. At Generational Equity, this tenacity is what you can expect at every turn.
- Excellence – Generational Equity is consistently recognized by numerous independent bodies in the M&A industry for their approach, quality deal-making and the number of deals completed year-on-year. While these awards are not the primary goal in Ryan’s eyes, these demonstrate his and the firm’s pledge of excellence, going the extra mile for clients.
These core values have served Generational Equity well for years and underline every meeting, conference and negotiation the firm’s skilled dealmakers take on. In his role as President and CEO of the organization, Ryan Binkley places great importance in spreading these values throughout his team, as they reflect the care and attention Generational provides for every single client.
Christmas Lunch Capers
Of course, Generational Equity’s Christmas Lunch was more than just a chance to reiterate the company’s core values. For Ryan Binkley, surrounded by his whole family, including his father Dr. John Binkley, it was a wonderful opportunity to reflect on a fulfilling year, reward the efforts of the staff and build team spirit heading into 2018.
Throughout the festive feast, Ryan randomly drew table numbers. When your number was called, your table would have the chance to choose gifts from a vast selection that included Nutribullets, digital picture frames and food from Omaha Steaks.
Add to this the live music, the stunning decorations and cheerful conversations, and it was a fitting way to end an excellent year for Generational Equity.
But, as great as 2017 was, the coming year has undoubted potential to be a landmark year for the firm, as Generational Equity closes in on $4 billion in wealth created for clients. Ryan is confident that this recap and vision of the future will ensure Generational Equity continues to thrive and help more business owners fulfill their ambitions in 2018.
If you’d like to learn more about Generational Equity, including the opportunity to attend a complimentary executive conference in 2018, visit the firm’s website. For more information on Ryan Binkley and his role at Generational, check out his LinkedIn profile.