Key Elements for Every Partnership Agreement

You should never forget that your partnership agreement is, in fact, one of the most important business documents you will ever sign. Many people go into business with loved ones, relatives or lifelong friends only to discover (once it’s too late) that they should have had a partnership agreement. A partnership agreement protects everyone involved…

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What Fees are paid for Selling a Business?

Should you pay an upfront fee for selling your 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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Fairness Opinions

Since one often hears the term “fair value” or “fair market value,” it would be easy to assume that “fairness opinion” means the same thing. A fairness opinion may be based to some degree on fair market value, but there the similarities end. Assume that you are president of a family business and the other…

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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…

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Is Now the Right Time to Sell Your Company?

Like many things in life, timing can be everything when it comes to selling your company. Every day more and more baby-boomers are now reaching retirement age. Soon, the market will likely be flooded with companies looking to sell. According to a 2016 survey of business brokers, 54% plan to exit in the next ten…

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