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Take Inventory of Your Company

Dec 16 2022
Most business owners don’t give a second thought to the idea of going to the doctor for an annual physical. So why do they not give the same level of care and consideration to their company? The fact of the matter is that many executi...

5 Elements for Buyers to Investigate

Nov 29 2022
When you’re in the process of buying a business, it’s important to stay logical. No matter how good the opportunity may seem at first glance, be sure to carefully evaluate the business in a step-by-step manner. Regardless of how...

Defending Your Asking Price

Nov 15 2022
When you’re putting your business on the market, one of the top considerations is your asking price. Once you have a fair price established, let’s take a closer look at how business brokers and M&A advisors work with their c...

Common Legal Mistakes That Sellers Make

Nov 4 2022
Nothing strikes fear in the heart of a business owner like a legal mistake. The best way to ensure that you will avoid serious legal issues is to work with a trusted and experienced team. Otherwise, it’s easy to accidentally miss nece...

What Does the Road Ahead Look Like?

Oct 31 2022
Each quarter, the Market Pulse Report issues a report revealing information about market conditions The report is supported by M&A Source and the International Business Brokers Association. The data that is analyzed is based on a compre...

Storytelling and Its Role in Selling a Business

Oct 17 2022
When it comes to selling a business, there is more to it than just relaying the facts. It’s also important to emphasize the story behind the business. Business brokers and M&A advisors are also storytellers, as they must convey to...

How to Transfer Your Business to a Family Member

Oct 6 2022
Are you thinking of transferring your business to a family member? This occurrence is fairly common, especially among small businesses. Here are some considerations that will help with your planning and decision making.

Why Is Confidentiality So Vitally Important

Sep 29 2022
When it’s time to sell a business, you will want to keep confidentiality first and foremost in your mind. The reality is that many deals do not succeed when confidentiality is breached, and others learn that your business is for sale....

Selling a Business Means You Should Expect the Unexpected

Sep 20 2022
No one ever said selling a business was predictable. However, the truth of the matter is that every sale is different. Even the reasons behind a business owner deciding to sell his or her business vary tremendously.

What You Need to Know About Partnership Agreements

Sep 6 2022
There have been countless instances when someone has gone into business with a relative or close friend and made the mistake of skipping a formal agreement. No matter how good a friend may be, you will always want to get the terms of the pa...

Preparing for Your Eventual Retirement

Aug 30 2022
Many business owners are truly committed to their businesses. As a result, it is very difficult for them to step away even when they approach retirement age. It is not uncommon for business owners to keep working into their golden years. Bu...

A Look at the Market Pulse Report

Aug 17 2022
The Market Pulse Report Survey is a resource that has a variety of information that business brokers and M&A advisors regularly utilize to better understand the business landscape. The most recent survey was conducted April 1st to April...