Posts by Blake Taylor

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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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 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

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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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Transitioning from Business Ownership to Retirement

If you are in your 60s or 70s and own a business you may be thinking about retirement at some point. But for many business owners, this can be a scary thought. What do you do with all of your time? Will you miss running the business and seeing the employees every day? Fortunately, there…

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Valuing a Business

There are a lot of factors that go into what a company will sell for.  We outline some of the criteria that can affect the valuation of a company. Net Income The financial health of your company will certainly be a major factor in potential buyers’ decisions on what they will pay for a company.…

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What Is a Business Broker?

What is a Business Broker

If you have been looking into selling your business, you may have heard the term “business broker.” Business Brokers can help you with your sale if you find the right business brokerage firm. But before looking into top business brokers, you should understand a little bit about what a business sale broker does. Once you…

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Finding 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 each buyer to do should be a self-assessment of each of…

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Shark Tank & Selling a Business

Many business owners watch Shark Tank and wonder how this might apply to their business when they are ready to sell. Shark Tank can be a great place to get exposure for your business while also getting an investment. It is a popular show and has helped a number of business owners to grow their…

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Using Internet advertising to sell your business

When you started your business, there’s a possibility the internet didn’t exist or that it was of very limited usefulness. That’s all changed, and more people are saying, “I want to sell my business online.” If you started your business 20 years ago or more, you may not be as internet-savvy as you would like.…

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