Selling a Business: Foreign Buyers Several of my recent posts have been about this being among the best times to sell a business in many years, why this is so, who is buying, where the money is coming from and so on. This post continues the theme because new data
Selling a Business Like anything else in business or in life, there is a process to selling a business. If you’re thinking about selling yours, you would be wise to know this process and to follow it closely. Doing so will make the entire effort far more efficient and fruitful.
How to Finance a Business Speaking of how to finance a business acquisition, I read an article the other day about a “crisis” in the penal colony down under. Under the headline “Warning SMEs won’t be able to sell their businesses unless access to finance improves”, the article states that
Sell Your Business Over the past few weeks, we’ve posted about how active the market for buying and selling businesses has been over the past year or so; the types of buyers that are actively hunting, the capital that is available to buyers and some of the reasons that make
Selling Your Business? We’ve gotten a TON (or “tonne” pour mes amis Francais et Englais) of questions over the years about the state of the business buying market; what’s selling? who’s buying? what is the demand level? If you’ve been considering selling your business, I imagine these questions have also
Selling a Business: Planning the Transition The sale of a business involves more than one transition. The first, of course, is the transition from you to the new owners. This transition involves quite a number of interested parties including your employees, your clients and customers, your vendors and suppliers, and,
Selling Your Business? Do You Know Who is Buying? If you’re thinking about selling your business, there are a number of things you must do to get it ready – some physical, some financial and some organizational. But have you given any thought to getting your marketing ready? In order
Thinking of Selling Your Business? Now is a Great Time to Do So! As it does in all other markets, the concept of supply and demand obtains in the market for businesses. If you have been thinking about selling your business, the current climate for such deals is very favorable.
Thinking of Selling Your Business? Let’s Talk About Your Exit Strategy What?!? You’re thinking about selling your business but you don’t have an exit strategy? Well, it pains me to tell you this, Bucko, but you’re not alone. UBS – the Swiss global financial management firm – recently released its
Selling a Franchise Business If you own a franchised business, what are the challenges to selling it? There are several but this post focuses on one of the fees – the transfer fee – a sale will trigger. Being aware of the fees and other restrictions in your franchise agreement