Business owners contemplating a sale may be asking the question: Is this a good time to sell my business or do I need to wait until the Covid-19 economic disruption is over? Let’s explore three interrelated factors to help an owner answer that question for their situation. Market Conditions Are their buyers for my business […]
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As a business sale advisor with Exit Strategies Group, I help business owners obtain the best price and terms available in the market during a sale process. We sometimes encounter situations where the owner would like to sell the business, but the business is in a distressed position with the following characteristics: the fair market […]
Transaction advisory firm Exit Strategies Group served as exclusive M&A advisor to ADG Concerns, Inc. DBA Health Concerns on its successful sale to Life Seasons, Inc. Health Concerns is at the leading edge of research in herbal medicine and is known for bringing the centuries of knowledge amassed in the Chinese herbal tradition to the […]
As an M&A advisor having participated in the sale of businesses ranging in price from $500 thousand to $100 million, I enjoy watching ABC’s Shark Tank. On the show, entrepreneurs pitch their businesses to a panel of five investors (“sharks”) who then decide whether or not to invest. Today I want to pass along three key […]
Exiting right requires early planning and help from a team of advisors that is often formed by a company’s CPA. In our work as M&A brokers, business owners often come to us emotionally ready to sell but unrealistic about the value and condition of their business. And frequently they are out of time or unwilling to […]
SBA 7(a) loans are a popular type of financing for small business acquisitions. These loans go up to $5,000,000 and can be used to buy a business, real estate or equipment. Several changes to the SBA 7(a) program became effective in 2018 that are worth noting. Some of those changes include: Lower down payment. Required […]
One of the important factors that effect business value is macroeconomic conditions which include interest rates and the cost of capital. Business owners who want to know what is going to happen to interest rates should be aware of new leadership at the Federal Reserve. On February 5, 2018, Jerome “Jay” H. Powell took the […]
Each quarter, The International Business Brokers Association (IBBA) and M&A Source together with Pepperdine Private Capital Markets Project and the Graziadio School of Business and Management at Pepperdine University publish a quarterly national survey of business brokers and M&A advisors called the Market Pulse Survey. Price multiples and other key metrics in the Main Street […]
I have four common gauges of U.S. economic activity that deserve a few moments of your attention today: stock market, interest rates, inflation and unemployment. Let’s look at graphs of each of these measures for a visual perspective on the state of our economy. Stock Market. The Wall Street Journal, Equities pg. B17, January 25, 2017 reported […]
Proposed rule changes would limit the practice of discounting the value of stakes in family businesses for estate and gift tax purposes—an update regarding IRS timeline. The U.S. Treasury Department and the IRS are planning to introduce new regulations aimed at estate and gift transfers of closely held family businesses. The new rules would limit […]
Exit Strategies Group, Inc. is a leading provider of business sales and acquisitions, business valuations, and exit planning services for family owned and closely-held companies since 2002.
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