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For many entrepreneurs, selling a business they have invested time, energy and resources to build is never an easy decision to make. Many consider passing the business on to family or trusted employees to continue their legacy. However, you will effectively learn that business decisions...

Various, alternative business earnings metrics can be used to determine a reliable business valuation. The variance between earnings measurement methods can be wide and the results can be misleading. The worst possible outcome is a scenario in which an inaccurate representation of value is presented....

All-too-often proposed acquisitions are consummated without determining whether the combination of the two entities would create synergies (be accretive) or create a decrease in overall Earnings Per Share (i.e. dilutive). An accretive-dilutive analysis for a merger or an acquisition is best simplified by asking the...

Some businesses are able to secure long term contracts that ensure continued revenue streams far into the future. If we begin with the business exit in mind, then a potential seller should never underestimate the value of secure, long-term customer contracts. Revenue that is contractually...

We work with a lot of individual buyers. They're a great group of scrappy entrepreneurs many of whom have built businesses from nothing and frequently have left legacies for their families. They're, in my mind, the single most important group of individuals in America. Entrepreneurs...

Business owners often have misconceptions about venture capital while at the same time wanting to incorporate it into their business financial strategy. Unrealistic Expectations One of the most common misunderstandings occurs when company owners think of venture capital (vc) in the same way they think of a...