Posts by Blake Taylor

Should I Sell my Company myself or hire a Business Broker?

Sell Company myself or hire business broker

If you own a company and are thinking about retiring, then you may be wondering: Should I sell my company myself or hire a business broker? You may be deciding whether to pass your business down to one or more of your family members. Some consideration are, do they have the capabilities and interest to…

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What’s the Difference between Business Brokers & M&A firms?

what's the difference between business brokers and M&A firms

If you are considering selling your business, you may be wondering what the difference is between Business Brokers and M&A firms. They both handle the sale of businesses. To make matters more confusing, some advisory firms that handle the sale of businesses are a combination of an M&A firm and a Business Broker.  We’ll compare and…

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Selling your Company: Asset Sale or Stock Sale?

Selling your Company Asset Sale or Stock Sale

If you are contemplating selling your company you may have heard the terms asset sale or stock sale. We’ll discuss the nature of each type of sale and describe when a sale might lead to a stock sale versus an asset sale. First, we’ll discuss an asset sale because that is the most common form…

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Selling a Company | Why do some deals fall apart?

selling a company why some deals fall apart

If you tried to sell your company, maybe you had an accepted offer that seemed like it was going to close and it didn’t. Or maybe you are considering the possibility of selling your company and want to learn about the process so you can be aware of the reasons why some deals fall apart.…

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How to work with Business Brokers to Buy a Business

How to work with business brokers to buy a business

The goal of this article is to provide potential buyers with information that will assist them in establishing good relationships with business brokers that will lead to a successful purchase of a business. We’ll also cover some of the misconceptions that potential buyers have about working with Business Brokers to buy a business. Working with…

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What are the Fees for Selling a Business?

Should I pay an upfront fee for selling my business? You have worked long and hard to build up your business and now you are thinking of retiring. The question is how should you go about selling your business and what types of fees can you expect to pay? Some Mergers & Acquisitions firms and…

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How to Buy and Merge a Business With Mine

Synergy Business Brokers blue logo overlay of buying and merging a business.

When you merge your business with another business or businesses, you consolidate two or more companies into one. You can compare a merger to a marriage. The companies involved in the merger join their assets, staff and other resources together, forming a new legal entity. As with a marriage, things can go well for the…

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How much is my Business Worth?

how much is my business worth?

If you are wondering “How much is my business worth?”, we’ll provide some guidelines for how companies are valued.  If you are considering buying a business this article also will provide some information on how companies are valued.  There are a lot of factors that go into what a company will sell for.  We outline…

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How do I find the Right Business to Buy?

When people are trying to find the right business to buy, we are often asked, what business for sale would you recommend? The answer, of course, differs depending on the specifics of each buyer. Narrowing down what might be of interest Every buyer has specific talents, interests, geography, and financial assets. The first thing for…

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