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Business Sale Planning

Making the decision to sell a business isn’t always easy, especially if you have spent the majority of your life and career putting your heart and soul into your business. But there comes a time in every entrepreneur’s life when a business transition becomes a...

Over the next few years, thanks to aging and retiring baby boomers, an overwhelming number of businesses will likely be up for sale. This potential flood is sure to create a competitive environment among both sellers and buyers, as potential buyers begin to closely scrutinize...

Some would argue that the primary role of a business is to create and return value to its shareholders. While organizations can and should create ever-increasing value for owners, above the cost of capital, there are the naysayers that vilify corporations at the expense of...

Many business owners struggle with whether to sell their business or hold on a bit longer. Their trepidation is rooted in their uncertainty over which option yields the most rewarding outcome. We often see this level of doubt creep in with business owners who have...

There are typically two ways to attract a high multiple for your business. While one avenue focuses on the business itself, the other manner in which a high multiple can be achieved is via the sales process. While this particular channel won’t convert an average...

There are literally hundreds of sources available today to assist business buyers in finding the right debt and equity mix to facilitate a deal. Here are some of the more common sources on the market: Community and commercial banking institutions can provide term loans and asset-based...

Private equity sponsors acquire companies with an eye toward selling them. The formula is simple: buy a company, grow it (e.g., through vertical or market extension or mergers and acquisitions) and sell it at a profit. Strategic buyers, by contrast, are usually already located in...