A Good Business Broker Can Sell Your Business

Selling A Business is one of the most stressful and emotional times to a business owner.  St. Louis Business Brokers, Metro Business Advisors, help business owners with sale process taking the headache out of the process.

We Are Business Brokers in St. Louis And M&A Advisors that have the experience and the answers to reach YOUR goals.

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Curb Appeal includes what you can see from the street AND what’s inside the business

By Dave Driscoll It’s what’s inside that counts. What does that mean when you are marketing your business for sale to a third party? Businesses generally fall into one of three categories: Behind the curve with systems that need to be updated On the curve with up-to-date systems that enable the business to compete with…

Keys for family business succession and survival

Nine tips for strong family business – help your family business survive and be relevant in the future.

Selling your Business: Exit & estate planning considerations for your retirement

A business valuation is critical to determine the future financial needs of the owner in retirement, AND also to protect and transfer that wealth to the next generation.

Business Exit Planning: It’s a Seller’s Market

High demand and low supply are creating seller leverage, stronger valuations, and advantageous deal structures with more cash at close. By Dave Driscoll Clients always ask: “Is this a good time to sell?” My reply today is YES! I know…you hear that from everyone in the M&A industry that wants to sell your business. I…

Take an objective look at what your business is worth

Don’t be fooled by your distorted perspective By: Dave Driscoll As an owner who has built and grown your business, you know it inside out – the good and the bad – so you should know better than anyone else what your business is worth, right? Unfortunately, no. Your years of working hard, solving problems,…

We Have a Buyer for Your Business!

By Chris Spenner “Hello! I am excited to tell you we have a buyer for your business, but you have to act fast!” Sadly, the number of small and online business owners that hear and fall victim to this line each and every day is increasing due to the rising number of brokerage scams. And,…

6 Common Issues that Diminish Business Value

By Dave Driscoll Every company has a natural lifecycle and ownership changes are a common occurrence. While the name on the business may remain the same, the philosophy, goals, and objectives evolve as the ownership changes. Unfortunately, many owners damage their business value by failing to plan for the eventual transition to a new owner.…

Accurate Financials – the single most important item to sell your business

Now could be the best time in years to sell your business. Get ready to launch with solid financial reporting. By Dave Driscoll All indicators point to a very active merger and acquisition climate in the lower middle market, a market Metro defines as companies for sale with revenue of $1.5 to $20 million. However,…

Envision, plan, achieve –why each step is important to your life beyond business™

By Dave Driscoll Owning a business can be all-consuming. Your blood, sweat, tears…and hopes, thoughts, and dreams may seem to all be wrapped up in the success of your business. Maintaining a rich, fulfilling life with family, friends, and interests outside of your business can be a challenge – but certainly a worthwhile objective. Frankly,…

Now may be the best time to sell your business!

Ten years after the financial crisis, selling conditions are right By Dave Driscoll Remember the fear of revenues dropping like a rock? Remember the anxiety of wondering whether you and your business would survive? Remember those difficult decisions you had to make regarding employees? Those challenging moments likely also created fear that you may never…

Why buyers prefer businesses with a strong leadership team

If you ever want to sell, your business should not be dependent on you! By Dave Driscoll You start a business believing you are THE one; you are the center of the universe. Everything is dependent upon your skills, efforts, and dedication. But what you should come to realize as the business grows, is that…

Selling your business is not always financially prudent…even if you want to

Some strategies and methods make it impossible to sustain your lifestyle if you sell your business. By Dave Driscoll A business owner recently contacted me for a business valuation. He was considering selling, but before jumping into the sales process, he wanted an idea of what his business is worth and how much he would…