Welcome to our “How to Sell” series with industry-specific information on how companies are valued and key factors affecting final sale price. View and print valuation guide: Engineering Services Value Advisor Industry Definition Companies offering architectural design, engineering design and construction services (AEC). These companies apply engineering principles to design and develop systems, structures, processes and instruments. [...]
Certain key considerations either help or hurt company valuations, these are general value drivers that apply across industries (check out our Value Advisor Library for industry specific reference guides). Below are the top 6 factors affecting company valuation: Management Financials End Markets Customers Suppliers Competition Our Value Adviser Reference Guide on General Value Drivers breaks down the top 6 factors affecting company [...]
Welcome to our “How to Sell” series with industry-specific information on how companies are valued and key factors affecting final sale price. View and print valuation guide: Printing & Graphics Value Advisor Industry Definition This guidance relates to commercial printers who produce a wide range of products from paper based products, such as brochures, stationery and magazines, [...]
When the first steps of the businesses sales process are done correctly, buyer inquiries will start rolling in. Depending on your industry and your company’s positioning in the market, the number of inquiries can be overwhelming. A good business intermediary (broker) will pre-screen interested parties to ensure only relevant prospects are presented to you. Prospective buyers [...]
Unless you are well versed in business law, finance, tax, and brokering sales, you need a deal team. Experts ensure a smoother, more efficient sale process with less headaches. Start by finding the following teammates, before you try to sell your company: Transaction Attorney: A transaction attorney is a specialist in business sale transactions. These attorneys [...]
All owners WILL one day exit their business. Whether it is through sale, transfer to family members, bankruptcy, disability or even death. It is inevitable. Yet, many don’t plan for it in advanced – have you thought about the impact of exiting on your lifestyle, your family, company employees and even the customers? Does it matter [...]
VR Business Sales New Haven acted as the intermediary in the sale of Campton, New Hampshire based F1RSTMARK, Inc., a database management firm to Eli Global of Durham, North Carolina. As a leading information services and market research firm, this acquisition is a good strategic fit for Eli Global. The transaction closed on February 6, 2015.
VR Business Sales New Haven acted as the intermediary in the sale of Fairfield based ComSim, Inc., a market survey research firm to Datawise of Hyderabad, India. Comsim is a good strategic acquisition for Datawise and will enhance their position in the U.S. The transaction closed on December 12, 2014.
I attended an XPX breakfast meeting in Stamford this week where there was a panel presentation on the current state of merger activity in the accounting profession (XPX is a leading organization of financial planners, M&A firms, lawyers, CPAs, bankers, business consultants, and other shady characters that assist owners in maximizing and preserving a business owner’s [...]