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What is Private Equity Saying About This Market

2020-06-09T07:31:22-04:00

Like many of us whose businesses are tied to the vagaries of the M&A transaction market, we are keenly interested in how transaction professionals are currently viewing it.   While holed up in my home office over the last couple of months, I’ve had the opportunity to better connect with many of them (Zoom has been [...]

What is Private Equity Saying About This Market2020-06-09T07:31:22-04:00

Work on your Business: Buyers want accurate and targeted Financial Reporting

2020-05-06T10:54:29-04:00

In my last post, I wrote that while it may not be the best time to sell a business, it is a great time to work on a business.  The work I am suggesting does not even require a lot of money but instead just a commitment of time and staff. Almost all companies manage [...]

Work on your Business: Buyers want accurate and targeted Financial Reporting2020-05-06T10:54:29-04:00

New Haven M&A Office Racks Up 2019 VR Franchise Awards

2020-06-09T06:42:24-04:00

New Haven, CT, April 16, 2020 – VR Mergers & Acquisitions (“VR”) in New Haven, received honors from the VR Corporate Awards Ceremony for their performance in 2019.  The New Haven office competes with over 45 other independently owned VR offices worldwide, and garnered awards for the #4 Office for transaction fees generated and Jeff Swiggett, [...]

New Haven M&A Office Racks Up 2019 VR Franchise Awards2020-06-09T06:42:24-04:00

Closing Business Sales: How to Ensure the Process Runs Smoothly

2020-04-08T11:17:36-04:00

You've marketed your business, found a qualified buyer, and agreed to terms. Now that you've completed most of your sale tasks, it's finally time to close the deal. While this is an exciting time, you should also be sure to use considerable caution. The last thing any owner wants to do is watch a deal [...]

Closing Business Sales: How to Ensure the Process Runs Smoothly2020-04-08T11:17:36-04:00

Is it Possible to Sell a Business with Debt?

2020-04-02T13:03:33-04:00

Whether accumulated through bank loans, lines of credit, or credit cards, debt is a natural part of operating a business. Developing new products and services, hiring additional staff, opening new locations, and purchasing inventory are all common reasons why a company seeks debt-based funding. This raises an interesting question: What happens when a business owner [...]

Is it Possible to Sell a Business with Debt?2020-04-02T13:03:33-04:00

CT Exit Planning: 2019 Survey Results are Positive for CT Business Owners

2020-07-31T10:34:55-04:00

New Haven, CT – VR Business Sales – Mergers & Acquisitions, Marcum LLP, and the Law Firm of Zangari Cohn Cuthbertson Duhl & Grello P.C. released the 2019 Year End Report of the CT Business Owners Exit Planning Survey.   The Connecticut Business Owners Exit Planning Survey was created to measure how well owners are prepared for an [...]

CT Exit Planning: 2019 Survey Results are Positive for CT Business Owners2020-07-31T10:34:55-04:00

Selling Your Business to a Competitor the Smart Way

2020-04-07T13:29:43-04:00

The time has finally arrived. You’ve spent years diligently building your business, and now you're ready to reap the financial rewards by exiting. There's just one wrinkle – your ideal buyer is your own competitor. While this is a common scenario, it’s not always one that business owners find easy to accept. Handing the keys [...]

Selling Your Business to a Competitor the Smart Way2020-04-07T13:29:43-04:00

Why You Should Consider Merging a Business with Your Current One

2019-11-08T11:36:10-05:00

When two people collaborate, good things often happen. For example, when you get married, you combine your financial resources, eliminate duplicate expenses, and decrease your cost of living. Great partnerships have also shaped the business world (e.g., Apple’s Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak). The same can be said for the entertainment industry, which has seen [...]

Why You Should Consider Merging a Business with Your Current One2019-11-08T11:36:10-05:00