Many potential business buyers are skeptical when looking to purchase a company, and they should be. Most people know “caveat emptor” means “let... Read more
If you have turned on the television lately you have probably heard a lot about a company called Bain Capital. No matter what your political... Read more
Unfortunately, some businesses will never sell. Some don’t sell because they are losing money and cannot secure enough capital to... Read more
Surveys of the business brokerage industry maintain that only 30 percent to 40 percent of businesses that are listed for sale actually ever sell.... Read more
Many factors can bog down or kill the sale of a business.
However, once the purchase price and deal structure are ironed out, time is the... Read more
One of the most amusing and prophetic quotes I have ever heard is attributed to Mark Twain: "When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I... Read more
Over the years, I have met with hundreds of business owners who were considering selling their business.
When we start to discuss the... Read more
Most people can relate to selling a home or other real estate.
A lot of exposure is involved, and everyone needs a place to... Read more
So, you think you want to be your own boss? It's the American way. Almost all large companies, and many large fortunes, have started... Read more
One of the most common questions that I get from business owners is "what do you think my business is worth?" The simplest answer to that question... Read more