Learning Resources

Summer Education Series – Veterinary Real Estate – What you need to know

Do you own the building your practice occupies? Do you lease? Either way, real estate is a crucial, though often overlooked, aspect of the transaction process before and after you sell your practice. Join Dr. Gary Ackerman, Co-CEO of Ackerman Group and Daniel Eisenstadt, CEO of Terravet for an informative discussion on all things veterinary …

Dr. Gary Ackerman

Do you own the building your practice occupies? Do you lease? Either way, real estate is a crucial, though often overlooked, aspect of the transaction process before and after you sell your practice. Join Dr. Gary Ackerman, Co-CEO of Ackerman Group and Daniel Eisenstadt, CEO of Terravet for an informative discussion on all things veterinary practice real estate!

Summer Education Series – The Future of Consolidation

The veterinary industry is undergoing a rapid consolidation. Corporate groups are purchasing practices from doctor-owners by the hundreds each year. Why is there so much interest from these companies? Will consolidation continue, speed up, or slow down from here? How is consolidation affecting the valuations of veterinary practices? What is a practice owner to do …

Rich Lester, Co-CEO

The veterinary industry is undergoing a rapid consolidation. Corporate groups are purchasing practices from doctor-owners by the hundreds each year. Why is there so much interest from these companies? Will consolidation continue, speed up, or slow down from here? How is consolidation affecting the valuations of veterinary practices? What is a practice owner to do in this market? Rich Lester, Co-CEO of Ackerman Group and Jeff Hooper, COO of Ackerman Group will provide their expert perspectives on the trends seen in the industry today.

Summer Education Series – How to Minimize Taxes on Practice Sales

Possibly one of the most asked questions we get is ‘how can you help minimize my taxes on the sale of my practice’. Join us for Part 5 of the Summer Education Series where we walk through the best strategy for minimizing your taxes and how the proposed tax changes could impact you.

Dr. Gary Ackerman

Possibly one of the most asked questions we get is ‘how can you help minimize my taxes on the sale of my practice’. Join us for Part 5 of the Summer Education Series where we walk through the best strategy for minimizing your taxes and how the proposed tax changes could impact you.

Traffic Ahead: Roadblocks to Selling a Practice

Dr. Gary Ackerman recently joined Dr. Ivan Zak and Ryan Leech of Veterinary Integration Solutions for their podcast – Consolidate That! which focuses on critical topics in the veterinary business. In this episode, “Traffic Ahead: Roadblocks to Selling a Practice”, Dr. Ackerman discusses possible pitfalls practice owners may encounter when selling their practice and what …

Dr. Gary Ackerman, Dr. Ivan Zak & Ryan Leech

Dr. Gary Ackerman recently joined Dr. Ivan Zak and Ryan Leech of Veterinary Integration Solutions for their podcast – Consolidate That! which focuses on critical topics in the veterinary business. In this episode, “Traffic Ahead: Roadblocks to Selling a Practice”, Dr. Ackerman discusses possible pitfalls practice owners may encounter when selling their practice and what to avoid. Take a listen to the full 28-minute podcast below.

Summer Education Series – The Pros and Cons of Joint Ventures and Private Equity

Part 4 of our Summer Education Series is a necessary component to understand when selling your practice. In this webinar we’ll discuss the pros and cons of Joint Ventures and the different structures offered. We’ll also make sure you understand private equity options and the risks associated with potential higher returns.

Dr. Gary Ackerman & Michael Aubrey

Part 4 of our Summer Education Series is a necessary component to understand when selling your practice. In this webinar we’ll discuss the pros and cons of Joint Ventures and the different structures offered. We’ll also make sure you understand private equity options and the risks associated with potential higher returns.

Summer Education Series – The Best Time To Sell Your Practice

Is there a right and wrong time to sell your practice? Absolutely. In Part 3 we’ll tell you the right market conditions to sell, if you should hold out for a higher price and much more. After this webinar you’ll be much more confident in when the right time is to sell. Timing is everything!

Dr. Gary Ackerman

Is there a right and wrong time to sell your practice? Absolutely. In Part 3 we’ll tell you the right market conditions to sell, if you should hold out for a higher price and much more. After this webinar you’ll be much more confident in when the right time is to sell. Timing is everything!

Summer Education Series – What is my Practice Worth and “What the Heck is EBIDTA”?

Did you know that the average practice owner leaves an average of 30% on the table when selling their practice? We’ll tell you what your practice could be worth in the corporate market and inform you on how EBIDTA plays an important role. If price is important to you when selling, you don’t want to …

Dr. Gary Ackerman

Did you know that the average practice owner leaves an average of 30% on the table when selling their practice? We’ll tell you what your practice could be worth in the corporate market and inform you on how EBIDTA plays an important role. If price is important to you when selling, you don’t want to miss Part 2 of our Summer Education Series.

Selling My Veterinary Hospital – When is the Right Time to Sell?

Seeking guidance is a necessary step when considering a transition. At Ackerman Group, we’ve developed a highly effective, proprietary process to help you make the best decisions for your future and get the maximum value for your practice. No matter what stage of the process you’re in, we can empower you through.

Dr. Gary Ackerman

Seeking guidance is a necessary step when considering a transition. At Ackerman Group, we’ve developed a highly effective, proprietary process to help you make the best decisions for your future and get the maximum value for your practice. No matter what stage of the process you’re in, we can empower you through.

Selling My Veterinary Hospital – What to Expect in Todays Market

Join us for this six part series “Selling My Veterinary Hospital” where we will cover all that you need to know to sell your practice. In this weeks webinar we will discuss what the current market is like in terms of pricing and demand for veterinary hospitals.

Dr. Gary Ackerman

Join us for this six part series “Selling My Veterinary Hospital” where we will cover all that you need to know to sell your practice. In this weeks webinar we will discuss what the current market is like in terms of pricing and demand for veterinary hospitals.

Selling My Veterinary Hospital – The Sale Process – What You Need to Know

Join us for this six part series “Selling My Veterinary Hospital” where we will cover all that you need to know to sell your practice. In this weeks webinar we will discuss the process of selling your practice and how it all works.

Dr. Gary Ackerman

Join us for this six part series “Selling My Veterinary Hospital” where we will cover all that you need to know to sell your practice. In this weeks webinar we will discuss the process of selling your practice and how it all works.