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SOLD: Mallace Industries Announces Closing of Its Sale

2019-01-24T14:18:30+00:00

New Haven, CT, December 2018 – VR Mergers & Acquisitions (“VR”), a Connecticut business brokerage firm serving business owners in the Northeast, is pleased to announce the closing of the sale of Mallace Industries Corporation to an investor group led by Robert Barrett. Mallace Industries is a manufacturer of specialized printing equipment and associated supplies [...]

SOLD: Mallace Industries Announces Closing of Its Sale 2019-01-24T14:18:30+00:00

Addressing Valuation Deficiencies

2019-01-23T05:59:11+00:00

Over the last five years, our firm has published a series of “Value Advisors” which details valuation ranges for businesses in over 30 industry segments and describes how these ranges vary by how well a business measures up against six internal and external factors.  These six factors are the strength and depth of management, the [...]

Addressing Valuation Deficiencies 2019-01-23T05:59:11+00:00

5 Ways to Get Top Dollar When Selling Your Business

2018-12-20T03:37:46+00:00

Are you looking to sell your business for top dollar? It’s more than just listing it online and accepting the first offer that rolls in. You have to prepare. Whether you want to sell your company now or years down the road, it’s important to know the proper steps to take and to familiarize yourself [...]

5 Ways to Get Top Dollar When Selling Your Business 2018-12-20T03:37:46+00:00

Market Pulse Report: Seller’s Market Gains Strength in Q3

2018-11-27T09:52:59+00:00

The Market Pulse is a quarterly survey conducted by M&A Source and the IBBA (International Business Brokers Association) detailing the level of M&A activity among Main Street and Lower Middle market businesses, which is derived from input from over 400 M&A professionals.  As such, it is considered one of the most accurate of its [...]

Market Pulse Report: Seller’s Market Gains Strength in Q3 2018-11-27T09:52:59+00:00

What Is SDE and Why Does It Matter?

2018-11-19T08:57:36+00:00

When it comes to selling a small business, there is a lot more to consider than just the net profit of the business. Since many small businesses are operated by their owner, they often work harder to maximize their cashflow itself. For example, they capitalize on the tax deductions found in salaries and benefits, which [...]

What Is SDE and Why Does It Matter? 2018-11-19T08:57:36+00:00

Record Business Sale Prices Sweep the Nation for the Third Quarter

2018-11-05T13:41:45+00:00

M&A activity for the third quarter of 2018 remained strong with small businesses selling for record highs.  The third quarter boasts the highest median sale price on record, since BizBuySell begin tracking and reporting the data in 2007.  The ask-to-sale price ratio was also up to 93%, demonstrating buyers and sellers are well aligned [...]

Record Business Sale Prices Sweep the Nation for the Third Quarter 2018-11-05T13:41:45+00:00

Questions to Ask Yourself When Choosing Business Brokers in New Haven, CT

2018-11-19T12:30:03+00:00

The business broker you choose when it comes time to sell your business plays a big role in the result of the transaction. You want a broker that works with integrity, always has your best interest in mind, and has the expertise necessary to help you with every step of the process. To ensure you [...]

Questions to Ask Yourself When Choosing Business Brokers in New Haven, CT 2018-11-19T12:30:03+00:00

SOLD: Boats Incorporated Announces Closing of Its Sale

2018-10-15T11:03:07+00:00

New Haven, CT, September 2018 – VR Mergers & Acquisitions (“VR”), a Connecticut business brokerage firm serving business owners in the Northeast, is pleased to announce the closing of the sale of Boats Incorporated to an investor group led by Scott Leahy. Boats Incorporated is an award-winning boat dealership and marina located on 2.3 acres in [...]

SOLD: Boats Incorporated Announces Closing of Its Sale 2018-10-15T11:03:07+00:00

Cutting to the Chase with Quality Earnings Reports

2018-08-30T13:08:12+00:00

By Jeff Swiggett, CBI, M&AMI In my years of M&A Advisory work I have been involved with many transactions where the buyers, who are often Private Equity Groups, contract with an accounting firm as a part of the due diligence process to generate a Quality Earnings (QE) Report for the acquisition.  As a seller, it [...]

Cutting to the Chase with Quality Earnings Reports 2018-08-30T13:08:12+00:00