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Now may be the best time to sell your business!

As seen in Dave Driscoll's column in St. Louis Small Business Monthly

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…

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Metro Business Advisors closes 2017 with the sale of three St. Louis businesses

Metro Business Brokers serve the greater St. Louis area

Each business was worth more than a million dollars and successfully launched the seller’s Life Beyond Business,™ Metro Business Advisors reports. Last year was positive for the St. Louis regional economy, with unemployment levels dropping sharply compared to 2016, according to the latest figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. St. Louis business brokers Metro…

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What drove business buyers and sellers in 2017?

By Dave Driscoll The Third Quarter 2017 Market Pulse report by the International Business Brokers Association (IBBA) and M&A Source reveals several factors that have been consistently driving the market for mergers and acquisitions across the United States. The drivers for both buyers and sellers may offer useful insight for those of you hoping to…

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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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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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Marketplace Confidence, Low Interest Rates Driving Increased Business Transactions per IBBA

IBBA Report on Business Conditions: June 8, 2015 Contacts: Dave Driscoll, President Metro Business Advisors Member of IBBA, M& A Source (314) 303-5600; ddriscoll@metrobusinessadvisors.com www.metrobusinessadvisors.com Scott M. Bushkie, IBBA Marketing Chair Principal, Cornerstone Business Services, Inc (920) 436-9890; sbushkie@cornerstone-business.com Marketplace Confidence, Low Interest Rates Driving Increased Business Transactions, According to 2015 Market Pulse IBBA Report…

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How does Dave know what business owners need? (audio)

The owner of Metro Business Advisors, Dave Driscoll, was recently featured on the Smart Biz Show with Ron Ameln. Perhaps you’ve wondered how Dave Driscoll knows so much about guiding business owners toward their Life Beyond Business.™ Why should you trust him with such an important aspect of your life? Learn how Dave knows what…

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Sellers AND Buyers – “The Stars are in alignment”

The Business Climate is favorable for both Sellers and Buyers In business the term alignment is an expression of opportunity…“The deal just happened… the stars aligned!” Alignment in a deal is exciting for both sellers and buyers; the deal was just meant to be. We are currently experiencing those opportunities for business sellers, as well as…

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