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mergers and acquisitions definition explained

In 2020, two telecom industry giants — Sprint and T-Mobile — merged in an all-stock deal valued at $26 Billion, making this one of the largest mergers and acquisition events in history. M&A is an excellent strategy for companies to scale up. But what you may not know is that there’s a fine line between…

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Are you ready to sell your business

Deciding to sell your business can be an emotional rollercoaster. People choose to do so for a variety of reasons, such as: You’re ready to retire A new opportunity has caught your attention You’re facing financial hardships due to a difficult fiscal year or divorce You’ve decided to take your life in a different direction…

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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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Buying or selling a business in 2021

Despite what many people think, 2021 is a good time to buy or sell a profitable business. In fact, we sold more businesses in 2020 than any other year, and 2021 is shaping up to be even better. We’ll cover some of the reasons why the outlook for 2021 is favorable for buying or selling…

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Retaining Employees During a Merger or Acquisition

Every year, tens of thousands of mergers and acquisitions happen in the U.S. Companies that go through mergers aspire to make their operations more efficient than if they operated as independent companies. Mergers can also open the doors for separate resources to be integrated vertically, giving the combined companies more reliable access throughout the supply chain.…

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sell my business in 2021

If you are contemplating selling your business in 2021, you are probably wondering whether now is a good time. With a pandemic and recession, many businesses are having trouble. However, some companies are thriving. Synergy Business Brokers has been selling profitable companies for almost 20 years. Our sales in 2020 were the best they have…

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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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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 quickly, we will examine some of the factors that lead to one business…

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Is it time to consider selling my business

The COVID-19 pandemic forced businesses across the country to close temporarily, impacting their profitability. Whether or not your business was considered essential, many industries were affected by the economic shutdown that occurred in 2020. The economic uncertainty in the U.S. is currently only one of the many reasons that people consider selling their business. Let’s…

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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 considerations are, do they have the capabilities and interest to…

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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 company. 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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how much is my business worth?

If you wonder, “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 some…

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How to handle your emotions when selling your business

Emotions come in to play in most things in life. However, selling your business is likely to generate more emotions than most other experiences. This is because usually you have spent a lot of time working in your company and have a lot invested both financially as well as psychologically.  The sale of your company…

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What do I need to know to Buy a Business in 2021

    There are many advantages to buying an existing business, one of which is that it is already established. There is a working business model, employees, assets, products and services, and customers already set up. With the foundations already in place, the business’s new owners can pour their efforts into making the acquired venture…

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difference between business brokers 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…

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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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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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Choosing the right business broker or M&A firm

Finding the right Business Broker or M&A firm to sell your company is an important decision. There are many good Business Brokers and M&A firms out there, but just because they’re good doesn’t mean they are the right fit to sell your company. In the 11 tips below, we’ll give you some ideas on how…

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