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.

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Develop Your Vision of the Future

The most Successful Business Owners have established a Vision of the Future   “How do you visualize your future for yourself, your family, and those things that you care the most about?” Working to define YOUR “Life Beyond Business”™ is the first step toward creating a vision of the future. It’s not as easy as…

Do you know your MPSP?

A Business Valuation determines What your Business is Worth Perhaps the single most important fact that you should know about your business is its Most Probable Selling Price (MPSP). MPSP is the realistic price or market value of your business and it is determined by a business valuation. Knowing the MPSP can help guide your business,…

Increase your Business Value to support your “Life Beyond Business”™

Small Steps Now to increase Business Value will Pay Off Exponentially when you Sell your Business Let’s say you’ve determined the after-tax value of your business using a Market Business Valuation (a business valuation used for planning, not the expensive kind). You’ve also calculated the value of your personal, liquid, income-producing assets outside the business. But:…

Taxes on Your Business Sale: It’s Not What You Make… It’s What You Keep!

Can you control the Taxes on the Sale of your Business? We’ve all heard the phrase, “It’s not what you make, it’s what you keep that counts!” This can apply to the amount of money you have left in your pocket after you pay all the expenses associated with the sale of your business. These…

Know Your Numbers! Key Financial Information

Increase the Value of Your Business by Collecting and Organizing Key Financial Information I recently met with two new clients: one was interested in a business valuation, the other wanted to sell the business. Both businesses are more than ten years old and employ about 15 people. These businesses have one more thing in common:…

Life Beyond Business – why Balance is Essential

Your Life Beyond Business™ – why Balance is Essential for Owners I ran my own business for 28 years. Like so many other business owners, I dove all in. I worked six, sometimes seven, days a week. Twelve hour days were common. And even when I wasn’t physically there, I was mentally still at the…

A Personal Wealth and Estate Plan – Your Life’s Success(ion) Plan!

A dear friend and mentor of mine, a former Vietnam F-4 pilot and instructor, once described to me the foundation of his pilot training program; he called it “Three Degrees.” Here’s how John described the process. The pilot-in-training was seated in a cockpit simulator, in full jumpsuit and with the black-out visor dropped on his…

Run your business to sell!

You never know when you may want to Sell your Business Most business owners share a common dream… You work hard over many years building the business –  sweating, planning, risking it all – until that perfect day…the day you are ready to sell, when the ideal buyer rides up on a white horse, hands you a…

Seller Financing: What You Can Do to Help Sell Your Business

Seller Financing can actually be Good for the Seller I know that as an owner, your preference when exiting your business is probably that the new owner simply writes you a check and you move on to your Life Beyond Business. TM I’m not going to say that this never happens, but let’s just say…

Reduce ownership risk with Recapitalization … Take some chips off the table.

Recapitialization: the Basics Have you ever heard the term “taking chips off the table” in relationship to the ownership of your business? Just like in poker, you began by purchasing a certain number of chips. If you are fortunate, have played your cards right, and haven’t bet the farm on too many hands, you have…

Insider Sales – Chances are there won’t be a “Big Bag of Money” at the closing table!

Considerations for an Insider Sale Here are a few stats you should know before you sell your business: At any given time, 20% of all businesses in the country are for sale, but only one in four will actually sell. The larger the business, the better its odds of selling. Among businesses with revenues of $10…

Are You Lacking A Vision Beyond your Business Owner Identity?

Do you have an Identity beyond being a Business Owner? We all hear of the stories of folks who sold their businesses and are miserable! Or the parents who just don’t let the kids take over the business completely, and become an obstacle to the growth and successful transfer of the business. Why does this…