I have been asked a thousand times what makes a good listing? My answer is simple – I want a business with potential to grow, that has three years of rising sales and profits, has perfect financial records and a highly motivated seller. If you can’t find one of them, you might take some listings that don’t quite check all the boxes.
It might be easier to list the things...Read More
Suppose it were possible to simplify what we do as business intermediaries. In that case, we would be best described as trusted advisors or confidential facilitators between the buyers and sellers of a business deal. One of our many objectives is to help business owners sell their businesses for the best possible price while ensuring buyers get a good deal. In some cases, however, a...Read More
By spotting your company’s weaknesses you can take steps to remedy them and improve operations, however, this is only the beginning of the benefits derived from spotting these types of issues. You should be the world’s foremost expert on your company and the investment that it represents. Identifying and repairing any negative issues will pay dividends both today and potentially for the life...Read More
As an entrepreneur and business owner, your partnership agreement stands as one of the most important business documents you will sign. Business structures can be as complicated as the people that create those businesses. Quite often, business owners create businesses with friends or loved ones and, as a result, will not have a proper partnership agreement in place.
It’s important to note...Read More
When the time comes to sell a business, any business, confidentiality must be placed at the top of the list. One of the quickest ways to damage any business that is for sale is for confidentiality to be breached. Once confidentiality is breached it can be difficult, or even impossible, to contain or repair the damage. No business in any industry is exempt from this rule.
It is no accident...Read More