It typically takes 6-12 months (or more) to sell a business. So… if you want to sell your business in 2021, you really need to start now. Selling a business has many steps: 1. Assess the business to establish probable selling price and validate your decision to sell 2. Create a plan 3. Build a […]
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Do you plan to sell your business in 1-3 years? 3-5 years? 5-10 years? If so, here’s a simple preparedness test. Take a vacation! Ask yourself, “What would happen to my business if I left for a 3-week vacation?” Some scenarios: Business grinds to a halt. Since you do most of the work yourself, when […]
Sellers often ask us if it is a good time to sell their business. My response is usually, “yes, but it depends”. The optimum time to sell a particular business depends on many factors, and this article discusses some of them. First of all, timing depends on the company: How are its business fundamentals? Is […]
Entrepreneurs spend their entire career thinking like an owner. They don’t need to pay any attention to the value of their business. They may have a vague notion of its value based on anecdotal industry revenue or profit multiples that they heard bandied about at an industry conference they went to years ago in Orlando. […]
A potential client has been dragging his feet on having a business valuation done. Most recently, he asked, “Is it too early to have my business valued?” A better question may be, is it too late? This baby boomer wants to exit his business and retire in the next 2-5 years. He said, if the […]
I received a call the other day from a friend who owns a publishing company. I was telling him about the types of valuation projects I was working on, and he asked, “I’m not in the middle of selling my business or transferring it to my children; why would I want to have my business […]
According to a recent Inc. Magazine article, “Let’s Make a Deal“, sales of small businesses in Q3-2013 jumped 42% from the same quarter in 2012. Inc. quotes Curtis Krocker, group manager of BizBuySell.com, “After four years of depressed selling and buying activity, the markets are coming back.” Why? Motivated sellers and available financing. Many older […]
Recently, Exit Strategies was engaged to perform a business valuation to resolve a dispute between partners in an Environmental Consulting Firm. Facts and Circumstances There were four equal partners (LLC members in this case). The firm’s business model had evolved over the years in response to changing market conditions, and the owners’ objective was to […]
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