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M&A Mid-Market Deal Activity is booming in 2021

Best Middle market M&A firm with the most transactions

Has M&A deal activity increased in 2021? In our experience, the answer is a resounding yes. In the last few weeks alone, we have closed 9 M&A Deals which is a record for a 4 week period. And in less than 9 months of 2021, we have already exceeded our revenue for all of 2020,…

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Questions that Buyers Ask when purchasing a Business

After marketing your business for sale, you now have interested buyers. Those buyers will have questions before they purchase your business. And, before you speak with the buyer you want to be prepared for the questions that they might ask you. If you are an interested buyer, below is a great resource on questions to…

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How to Sell a Business Quickly

The average business takes 6 to 10 months to sell. But every year we sell some companies in only a couple of months, and some businesses take a year or more to sell. If you were wondering how to sell a business fast, we will examine some of the factors that lead to one business…

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Checklist for selling a business

checklist for selling a business

The decision to sell your business is usually one of the most important decisions you will ever make. So it helps to prepare properly for this with the right checklist to sell your business. With over 18 years of experience in selling companies, we’ll provide a checklist of 10 items to consider when selling your…

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2021 is a good year to sell a profitable business

sell my business in 2021

If you are contemplating selling your business in 2021, you are probably wondering whether now is a good time. We are just coming out of a pandemic and recession, and many businesses are having trouble. However, some companies are thriving and there is demand for these companies. Synergy Business Brokers has been selling profitable companies…

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List of the Best Business Brokers in the United States

Best United States Business Brokers.

There are a number of lists of the best business brokers in the United States. We’ll provide information on the different lists of business brokers and some of the criteria they use to put business brokers on their list. We’ll also discuss which business brokers’ names show up consistently on the lists of top business…

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How much is my Business Worth?

how much is my business worth?

If you wonder, “How much is my business worth?” or “What is the actual value of my business?” We will help provide some guidelines for how companies are valued. We also provide a business valuation to the companies we help sell. Our years of experience selling businesses for their optimal value have allowed us to…

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Who is the Best Middle Market Business Broker?

best middle market business broker for selling my company

Are you considering selling a middle-market company? If so, you are probably looking for the best business broker to handle the sale of your middle-market company. Before discussing who the best lower middle-market business brokers are, we need to know what the lower middle market is?  In most cases, the middle market is defined by…

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Avoid these 15 Common Mistakes When Selling A Business

Mistakes when selling a business.

All business owners can sometimes make mistakes and when running a business. There are always risks in any business decision. When you are selling your business, you do not want to make a mistake that will hinder your retirement. We have compiled a variety of mistakes that business owners make when they sell their business.…

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Should I Sell My Company Myself or Hire A Business Broker?

Should I sell my business myself or hire a 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 considerations are, do they have the capabilities and interest to…

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What is included in the Sale of a Business – Q & A

What is included in the Sale of a Business - Q & A

There are many different things that can be included in the sale of a business. We’ll discuss what is typically included in the sale price so that you will know what to expect and be prepared to negotiate effectively. When buying or selling a business, many things are negotiable. When a seller is comparing two…

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Buy or Sell a Company with Recurring Revenue

selling a company with monthly recurring revenue

If you are thinking of buying or selling a company, you may have heard the term: recurring revenue. But what exactly is recurring revenue? Recurring Revenue is the part of a company’s revenue that is expected to continue in the future. It is not necessarily guaranteed to continue in the future, but it’s much more…

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What are the Fees for Selling a Business?

what is a business broker fee?

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 Business Brokers charge an upfront fee and/or a retainer fee,…

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After The Exit: Life After Selling Your Business

Life after you sell your business.

What do you do once you have sold your company? While you have had plans to retire or start a new venture, there is typically a feeling of, “I sold my business, now what?” Emotions and doubts after selling a business are common. Taking time to gain clarity on your next steps is an effective…

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8 Steps to Transition a Business to Another Owner

transition after acquiring a business

Every year, over 500,000 businesses change hands. This figure is only expected to increase in the coming years as baby boomers retire and sell their companies. Purchasing an existing business is an enticing business tactic since it allows you to become an entrepreneur without starting from scratch. You get to avoid all the pain points associated…

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What Do Buyers Look For In A Business For Sale?

what buyers are looking for in your business for sale.

When a person is looking to buy a business, there are various things they look for. Some buyers are looking for an extremely specific business to fit their needs. These buyers can be some of the best buyers because they may pay more if your business fits the specifications they are looking for. Knowing what…

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10 Ways To Exit your Business

Exit your business.

There are a wide variety of ways to exit your business. Some business owners make an escape plan as early as the first year they start building their company. Other business owners near retirement and realize they need to exit their company soon. Knowing how to exit your business is the first step to doing…

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Who is the best buyer for my Company?

best buyer for my company

There are a lot of factors that determine who is the best buyer for your company. Part of it depends on your goals. Some business owners think they know exactly who the right buyer is. However, we find that it is important to keep an open mind. The buyer that you think is perfect may…

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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 deal 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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6 Things To Do When Having Trouble Selling A Business

When a business is difficult to sell.

Finding It Difficult To Sell A Business? Sometimes it can be extremely challenging to sell a company. But, whether the market is down or there seems to be a lack of interest in your business, there are steps you can take to improve the likelihood of selling your company. How Are You Having Difficulty Selling…

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