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How Private Equity Groups Value Companies

2018-06-05T08:47:37+00:00

In this third part of our series on Private Equity Groups (PEGs), we will examine how PEGs perceive value.  But first, we must define what it is that PEGs are valuing. In almost all cases, when a PEG makes an offer for a company it is based on the Enterprise Value of the firm. [...]

How Private Equity Groups Value Companies 2018-06-05T08:47:37+00:00

How to Survive Due Diligence Without Knocking Out Your Buyer

2018-01-05T14:33:49+00:00

Due diligence is an important part of any business sale, but this step can make any seller squirm.  Handing over precious information can leave you feeling exposed and defensive - do they really need that?  Understanding what due diligence is all about can ease the pain and help keep those boxing gloves [...]

How to Survive Due Diligence Without Knocking Out Your Buyer 2018-01-05T14:33:49+00:00

Why You NEED to Prescreen Business Buyers

2018-01-05T16:23:52+00:00

The initial rush of inquiries after listing your business for sale can be exhilarating.  Hooray, people want to buy my business!  However, before sounding the trumpets, there are a few things that NEED to be done to protect your confidentiality and your time.  Simply curious, and sometimes ill intended, parties can suck up a [...]

Why You NEED to Prescreen Business Buyers 2018-01-05T16:23:52+00:00

Breakdown: The 3 Basic Methods of Business Valuation

2018-01-05T13:04:44+00:00

There are three basic methods of valuing a business: asset approach, income approach and market approach.  For owners in need of a valuation, it is important to understand the differences between the approaches and how those differences may impact company value.  Our professional valuation services cover the gamut of simple (and free) to complex. [...]

Breakdown: The 3 Basic Methods of Business Valuation 2018-01-05T13:04:44+00:00

The M&A Dream Team Everyone Should Have

2018-01-05T16:05:35+00:00

One of the Most Active M&A Advisory Firms in the Region VR Business Sales New Haven represents owners of businesses valued between $500,000 and $25 million or with annual revenues from $1 million to $30 million. The office provides exceptional merger and acquisition (M&A) advisory services to companies operating [...]

The M&A Dream Team Everyone Should Have 2018-01-05T16:05:35+00:00

Is 2017 the Time to Buy or Sell?

2018-01-05T14:36:03+00:00

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 [...]

Is 2017 the Time to Buy or Sell? 2018-01-05T14:36:03+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

The Strategic Buyer Defined

2018-01-05T16:06:55+00:00

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 [...]

The Strategic Buyer Defined 2018-01-05T16:06:55+00:00