Posts by Chris Spenner

Bar & Grill For Sale

S-6224 Bar & Grill for Sale Ferguson, Missouri Asking Price:  $198,000                                             Gross Revenue: $ 910,000 Years in Business: 7                                                   Type of Sale: Asset Sale # of employees: 10 FT (30-40 hrs); 11 PT       Business Description: Family-friendly sports bar and grill in a business development area committed to pedestrian traffic and a community atmosphere as…

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How Did The Recent Interest Rate Increase Impact The M&A Market?

You might think that a Federal Reserve interest rate increase of one-fourth of a percentage point isn’t a significant movement, yet the implied message is what means the most for the mergers & acquisitions market. Over the past eight years, the Federal Reserve interest rate charged for overnight deposits, commonly referred to as the discount…

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Learn from Other Owners’ Examples (Positive & Negative) when Preparing for Business Transition – Example 2

Business Transition Planning ensures Options St. Louis area owners are learning the essential themes of planning and timing…sometimes the hard way. Metro has conversations with those ready to sell, planning to sell, and occasionally with owners who must reach the emotional understanding that their life’s work will not sell for an amount greater than the liquidation…

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Don't Let Your Customers Control Your Business & Your Future

Yes, the Customer is always Right, but… I was catching up with a friend from my previous industry (envelopes) this week and we began to talk about the heydays when the rising tide truly carried ALL boats to profitable waters. Our discussion reflected on how we felt like rock stars seemingly incapable of making wrong…

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St. Louis Business Broker & Intermediary

The Metro Exchange St. Louis business broker/ M&A advisor Metro Business Advisors is the region’s trusted, confidential exchange for buyers and sellers of privately held businesses. Metro serves St. Louis-area clients with up to $20 million in sales and/or $400,000 to $ 2 million in Seller’s Discretionary Earnings (SDE) or Earnings Before Interest Taxes Depreciation…

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