Selling a Business: Are Private Equity Group Still Buying? 20 June 2022: Selling a Business: Are Private Equity Groups Still Buying? In several earlier posts, we discussed private equity groups (PEGs), what they are, how often we hear from them and how we work with them. PEGs – along with
Selling a Business But Keeping an Asset 13 June 2022: Selling a Business But Keeping an Asset We occasionally are asked by selling clients about whether or not they can sell their business but hold on to one or more of the assets owned by the business. The answer, of
Business Owners: 5 Reasons to Get a Valuation 6 June 2022: Business Owners: 5 Reasons to Get a Valuation Are you a business owner? If so, do you have any idea what your business is worth? Based on our more than two decades of advising business owners, I doubt it.
Buying a Business: When Change is Bad 30 May 2022: Buying a Business: When Change is Bad Are you thinking about buying a business? We get contacted all the time by people and firms that are looking for certain types of businesses. Some of them have experience but others don’t.
Selling a Business: How Long Does It Take? 23 May 2022: Selling a Business: How Long Does it Take? How long does it take to sell a business? We get that question all the time, too! As you can probably imagine, the answer depends on a number of factors, not
Selling a Business: Confidentiality 16 May 2022: Selling a Business: Confidentiality Confidentiality. Why is it so important when selling a business? We get this question all the time. When it comes from business owners that become clients, they fully understand our answer – and the damage that ignoring confidentiality can
Selling a Business? Better Get It Ready 09 May 2022: Selling a Business? Better Get It Ready Selling a business takes preparation. I’ve written about various aspects of this before but certain things need repeating. And this is one of them. Selling a business needs a plan and getting your
Valuing a Business: 5 Mistakes Owners Make 02 May 2022: Valuing a Business: 5 Mistakes Owners Make Valuing a business, as anyone who’s been following the blog should know, is one of the first – and certainly most important – steps in the process of selling a business. I mean,
Selling a “Solopreneur” Business 25 April 2022: Selling a “Solopreneur” Business Selling a “solopreneur” business is fraught with pitfalls – or so most people seem to think. Owners of so-called “solopreneur businesses” often believe that their business can’t be sold because without them, there IS no business. This topic came
Business Brokers as Advisors 18 April 2022: Business Brokers as Advisors Business brokers play many roles when working with business owners, both before the listing meeting as well as during the sale process. Our role can change over time as our client goes from being a business owner – whose