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Market Keeps Getting Hotter As Baby Boomers Bid Farewell

2018-07-13T10:30:19+00:00

We've been forecasting a wave of business sales to hit the market as Baby Boomers move to retirement for some time now - and now it's here. The market has never been hotter with the business sales breaking records, quarter after quarter.   Baby Boomer retirements and a strong economy with rising business revenues have been [...]

Market Keeps Getting Hotter As Baby Boomers Bid Farewell 2018-07-13T10:30:19+00:00

Mergers, Acquisitions & Business Sales Set Small Business Record in 2017

2018-02-22T13:31:44+00:00

BizBuySell, the largest on-line platform for business sales, has released their fourth quarter and year end 2017 insight report for small business transactions.  The report details a very active transaction market for buying and selling businesses throughout 2017.  Despite previous record highs set in 2016, this past year's transactions not only set a new a record [...]

Mergers, Acquisitions & Business Sales Set Small Business Record in 2017 2018-02-22T13:31:44+00:00

M&A Rocketing Demand: New Advisor Ready for Action

2018-01-05T14:44:29+00:00

This year's record-breaking business sales market continues to heat up, with an increasing number of owners seek the best way to capitalize.  Increasing demand for the firms exceptional merger and acquisition advisory services has led to VR Business Sales in New Haven announcing the addition of business intermediary, David Shapiro.  David, bringing 20 years of entrepreneurial, [...]

M&A Rocketing Demand: New Advisor Ready for Action 2018-01-05T14:44:29+00:00

BizBuySell Reports Business Sales Hitting Record Levels for 2017

2018-01-05T12:54:41+00:00

BizBuySell, the largest on-line platform for business sales, has released their second quarter report on small business transactions for 2017.  These reports continue to confirm the results of our own Exit Planning Survey, which identifies business owners are increasingly confident about selling their business. On track for a record-breaking year in small business sale transactions, the quarterly transactions again [...]

BizBuySell Reports Business Sales Hitting Record Levels for 2017 2018-01-05T12:54:41+00:00

M&A Advisory Firm Earns Top 5 in International Rankings for 2016

2018-01-05T14:41:27+00:00

For the 2016 Year End Awards, the VR New Haven Office was internationally ranked fifth among all VR franchise offices.  VR New Haven President, Jeff Swiggett, earned the spot as #4 Internationally Ranked VR Owner.  Fourth quarter awards were also collected by experienced Business Intermediaries Bill Hall and Devon Fleming.  Bill received a Top Ten Producer Award [...]

M&A Advisory Firm Earns Top 5 in International Rankings for 2016 2018-01-05T14:41:27+00:00

Insights Reveal a Hot Transaction Market for 2017

2018-01-05T14:35:14+00:00

The BizBuySell Insight Report on small business transactions for the first quarter for 2017 has been released.  The results tout a "hot and balanced market" with a spike in transactions, as well as, record-setting median revenues and cash flows.  Transactions were up 29% from the previous year, totaling 2,368.  Overall outlook for the transaction [...]

Insights Reveal a Hot Transaction Market for 2017 2018-01-05T14:35:14+00:00

BizBuySell Releases 2016 Insight Reports

2017-01-31T06:12:46+00:00

BizBuySell, the largest on-line platform for business sales, has released their 2016 fourth quarter report on small business transactions.  The report confirms the results of our own Exit Planning Survey, which identifies business owners are increasingly confident about selling their business. The BizBuySell insight reports for year end 2016 included a record number of small businesses sold for [...]

BizBuySell Releases 2016 Insight Reports 2017-01-31T06:12:46+00:00

VR Launches New Online Resources for Business Owners

2018-01-05T16:16:27+00:00

We've launched a new online platform designed with our community of business owners in mind.  The new site has easy access to a ton of useful information and helpful resources.  Preview some of our new and improved features below. Homepage Easier navigation.  The homepage was designed to help you get to where you [...]

VR Launches New Online Resources for Business Owners 2018-01-05T16:16:27+00:00

Q4 Exit Planning Survey Launched

2017-01-27T14:42:53+00:00

The fourth quarter CT Business Owners Exit Planning Survey is now live.   Please click the button below and take a few minutes to fill out this SHORT survey.  The survey will close on November 3rd. VR Business Sales - Mergers & Acquisitions, Marcum Accountants & Advisors, and the law firm of Zangari Cohn Cuthbertson [...]

Q4 Exit Planning Survey Launched 2017-01-27T14:42:53+00:00

Unfavorable Changes in Business Sale Prices for Sellers

2018-01-05T16:09:56+00:00

Overall, the median sale price of businesses sold in the U.S. fell this past year according to reports from BizBuySell.  Internet based service categories as well as Electric, Gas, Water and Sanitation Services were the only categories with higher median sale prices in 2015.  The pricing shifts indicate a strengthening buyers market.  This aligns with [...]

Unfavorable Changes in Business Sale Prices for Sellers 2018-01-05T16:09:56+00:00