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M&A Advisor Spotlight: Devon Fleming

No one exudes passion and commitment more than our very own Devon Fleming.  She's the perfect blend of finance and marketing you'll ever meet to get a business deal done. Devon Fleming joined our local team in 2015, quickly becoming a Top 10 Producer among over 50 VR Business Sales offices worldwide.  Her success is [...]

2018-01-05T14:40:39+00:00 November 7th, 2017|Articles|Comments Off on M&A Advisor Spotlight: Devon Fleming

M&A Advisor Spotlight: Bill Hall

We are one of the most active and successful firms in the region - thanks to our advisors.  Meet Bill, one of our rock star Certified Business Intermediaries. Bill Hall has been advising owners on business sales, mergers and acquisitions with us for almost 10 years.  Joining with forty years of sales and management [...]

2018-01-05T14:39:54+00:00 October 10th, 2017|Articles|Comments Off on M&A Advisor Spotlight: Bill Hall

How to Grow Through Acquisition

Strategic growth through acquisition is an excellent way to bring your company to the next level. Rather than taking the time to slowly build capabilities in-house, acquiring companies with strong synergies can help you scale more quickly.  Here are the basics to help you get started. STEP 1 - Define Your Criteria.  What operating [...]

2018-01-05T14:22:58+00:00 July 6th, 2017|Articles|Comments Off on How to Grow Through Acquisition

Is 2017 the Time to Buy or Sell?

The M&A market for buying and selling businesses is hot, hot, hot.  2017 is off to a great start and is loaded with opportunity for those who seek it.  As a business owner, this is the time to look at your business and assess the opportunities - is it time to grow through acquisition or [...]

2018-01-05T14:36:03+00:00 June 20th, 2017|Articles|Comments Off on Is 2017 the Time to Buy or Sell?

5 Final Hour M&A Deal Breakers

To match the best buyer with a seller of a business requires a lengthy M&A process and a lot of work.  You don’t want all of this effort to be for naught with a busted negotiation of a purchase agreement.  We offer a few simple things to keep in mind when you begin negotiating.   [...]

2018-01-05T14:43:36+00:00 May 9th, 2017|Articles|Comments Off on 5 Final Hour M&A Deal Breakers

The Strategic Buyer Defined

What does Strategic Buyer mean? A Strategic Buуеr іѕ a tуре оf асquіrеr whо іѕ іn thе same іnduѕtrу, buѕіnеѕѕ, or related industry/business as thе tаrgеt соmраnу being sold. Strategic Buyer іѕ simply a fаnсу tеrm for Cоrроrаtе Buyer. Unlike a financial buуеr, a ѕtrаtеgіс buyer looks for buѕіnеѕѕеѕ that саn be quісklу іntеgrаtеd into [...]

2018-01-05T16:06:55+00:00 April 11th, 2017|Articles|Comments Off on The Strategic Buyer Defined

Why You Should Work With A Business Broker When Selling Your Business

Sеllіng your buѕіnеѕѕ is ѕоmеthіng thаt mоѕt buѕіnеѕѕ оwnеrѕ dо оnlу оnсе іn a lifetime. So hоw dо уоu mаkе ѕurе еvеrуthіng gоеѕ well? Many buѕіnеѕѕ оwnеrѕ consider working wіth a business brоkеr, аn еxреrt іn selling buѕіnеѕѕеѕ, tо mаkе sure thеу mаxіmіzе thе ѕеll price of thеіr business.  Other common names for business brokers [...]

2018-01-05T16:25:02+00:00 March 14th, 2017|Articles|Comments Off on Why You Should Work With A Business Broker When Selling Your Business

What is an Exit Strategy?

Exiting or leaving your buѕіnеѕѕ оn your own tеrmѕ. Every buѕіnеѕѕ is bound to change hands ѕооnеr or lаtеr and іf уоu wish tо hаvе it hарреn оn your tеrmѕ уоu nееd a рlаn tо соvеr all сіrсumѕtаnсеѕ, еvеn on occasions that may be out of your control. You should ореrаtе your buѕіnеѕѕ ѕо that it [...]

2018-01-05T16:18:53+00:00 February 21st, 2017|Articles|Comments Off on What is an Exit Strategy?

5 Questions to Answer Before Selling Your Business

Selling your business is not something you do every day. Most owners never have. Our experience shows that the process of doing so is a real mystery to most. However, mysteries get solved by asking questions.  The five questions every owner needs to answer before undertaking the sale of their business are: What is my business worth?This [...]

2018-01-05T12:28:41+00:00 November 15th, 2016|Articles, Resources|Comments Off on 5 Questions to Answer Before Selling Your Business
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