Finding a new finance chief is a tough slog nowadays


Hunts took longer in 2015 than 2014, with nearly

a third of them dragging on for more than four

months, according to a recent survey of 39 executive-search

firms by the Association of Executive Search

and Leadership Consultants.

Directors and key shareholders typically

bristle at having an important post left

unsettled for so long.


Blame picky prospects and choosy

businesses. Many top finance executives

would prefer a step up the corporate

ladder in their next job, and companies

spend extra time pursuing a chief

financial officer with more

operational expertise.


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CFO Capital Advises Alpha Galvanizing in Sale to AZZ 

CFO Capital served as the exclusive financial advisor to Alpha Galvanizing in its recent acquisition by AZZ, Inc. (NYSE: AZZ). Terms of the deal, which closed on February 1, 2016, were not disclosed.

Alpha Galvanizing, located in Atkinson, Nebraska, was founded in 1995 as a subsidiary of Olson Industries, Inc. Co-founder Dan Olson commented, "As we evaluated potential acquirers of Alpha Galvanizing, we wanted to make sure that we found the right partner for our employees, customers, and the local community. CFO Capital helped us find the right buyer for our company, as well as ensure a smooth transaction  and integration."

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Olympic Trials

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Beat the Winter Blues!

 8 Scientifically-Backed Ways to Beat the Winter Blues

 When your mood is falling as fast as the thermometer, these small lifestyle changes may help boost your spirits. 

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In This Issue
Finding a new Finance Chief is tough
CFO Capital Advises Alpha Galvanizing in Sale to AZZ
Olympic Swim Trials
Beat the Winter Blues!