Selling A Business Articles

Selling a Company | Why do some deals fall apart?

selling a company why some deals fall apart

If you tried to sell your company, maybe you had an accepted offer that seemed like it was going to close and it didn’t. Or maybe you are considering the possibility of selling your company and want to learn about the process so you can be aware of the reasons why some deals fall apart.…

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How to choose a Business Broker to Sell your Company

Choosing a 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 discuss some of the criteria that are…

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How to Sell a Business Quickly

how to sell a business quickly

The average business takes 6 to 10 months to sell. But every year we sell some businesses 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 are going to examine some of the factors that lead to…

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How much is my Business Worth?

how much is my business worth?

If you are wondering “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…

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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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Shark Tank & Selling a Business

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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Defining Goodwill

Defining Goodwill

You may hear the word “goodwill” thrown around a lot, but what does it really mean? When it comes to selling a business, the term refers to all the effort that the seller put into a business over the year. Goodwill can be thought of as the difference between the various tangible assets that a…

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Buying (or Selling) a Business

Buying or selling a business

The following is some basic information for anyone considering purchasing a business. Is may also be of interest to anyone thinking of selling their business. The more information and knowledge both sides have about buying and selling a business, the easier the process will become. A Buyer Profile Many of our Buyers are corporate buyers…

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Similar Companies Can Have Huge Value Differences

Similar companies with different valuations

Can two companies in the same industry have very different valuations? In short, the answer is a resounding, yes. Let’s take an example of two companies that both have an EBITDA of $6 million but with two very different values. In fact, Business One is valued at five times EBITDA, which prices it at $30…

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