Selling A Business Articles

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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Should I sell my business on Shark Tank?

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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Business Valuation Factors

There are a lot of a factors that go into what a company will sell for.  We outline below 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…

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

If you own a company and are thinking about retiring, then you may be thinking about the best way to exit your business. In some cases, you may be deciding whether to pass your business down to one or more of your family members. You may be considering whether they have the capabilities and interest…

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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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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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