The legendary “Mr. Wall Street” was a master of opportunity generation

Sidney Weinberg, the legendary “Mr. Wall Street” and former Goldman Sachs CEO, was a great generator of business deals. Walter Sachs once called him “the finest professional director in the country.” Sidney Weinberg started as an assistant to the janitor and worked his way up to become the longest serving senior partner. He actively sought […]

Warren Buffett’s brilliant strategy for building proprietary deal flow

“Our favorite holding period is forever.” Warren Buffett Most people don’t realize the impact of that statement by Warren Buffett on a specific type of founder or CEO looking to exit his business. Let alone how that translates into proprietary deal flow for Mr. Buffet. Let’s unpack this and you’ll see what I mean. Warren […]