Selling A Business FAQ

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’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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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 sale 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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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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What Is a Business Broker?

What is a Business Broker?

If you have been looking into buying a business or selling your business, you may have heard the term “business broker.”  Business Brokers represent owners of businesses that want to sell their business.  They position the business for sale, locate buyers, and negotiate the terms of the sale.  Sometimes they are also referred to as…

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Selling a Family Business

The simple fact is that family businesses are different. After all, a family business means working with family and all the good and bad that comes with it. While an estimated 80% to 90% of all businesses are family owned, relatively few are properly planning for what happens when it comes time to sell. According…

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What Do Buyers Want in a Company?

Selling your business doesn’t have to feel like online dating, but for many sellers this is exactly what it can feel like. Many sellers are left wondering, “What exactly do buyers want to see in order to buy my company?” Working with a business broker is an excellent way to take some of the mystery…

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Buying? Selling? Seven Key Points to Consider

information on buying a business

Buying or selling a business is one of the most important decisions that most people ever make. Before jumping in, there are several points that should be taken into consideration. Let’s take a moment to examine some of the key points involved in buying or selling a business. Factor #1 – What are You Selling?…

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