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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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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…

Private Equity basics Explained

Why do we keep hearing about Private Equity? And how can it help you sell your business? You hear it on the radio, read about it in the papers, some politicians are connected to private equity. So what exactly is it? Let’s start by defining a Private Equity Fund, another term you hear all the…

What are Venture Capital, Angel Investors and Mezzanine Financing?

The terms Venture Capital, Angel Investors and Mezzanine Financing are often tossed around in business …what the heck are they and do you really NEED to know what they mean? Basically, they are all terms used when talking about various methods of securing investor financing in business and each has its place in certain types of…

What is Your Vision for Life Beyond Business?

A client of mine named Ed spent years completely focused on his business. He invested all his time, effort and energy into building the business, sacrificing family time, personal relationships and outside interests. One day, Ed received an unsolicited offer for his business that he could not refuse; tens of millions of dollars. Ed sold…

What’s Your Business Worth? The Market Sets the Price, Not Your Ego!

A Business Valuation is the only way to know your true Business Value For many, the American dream includes owning a business and all that comes with it: freedom, independence, recognition and financial reward. It is important to recognize, however, that intense concentration on day-to-day issues coupled with pride of ownership can result in a…

What the heck is an Exit Plan?

What is an Exit Plan and Why do YOU need one? An Exit Plan, or Succession Plan, sounds to me like “pre-need” arrangements at the mortuary! At the end of the day, you’re dead and don’t care, right?! I’ve been in the exit planning field since 2008 and have encountered varying degrees of attitudes to…

Who Knew Selling Your Business Could Be This Complicated!?

The 5 Phases of Selling your Business are much more Manageable with the help of a Qualified Business Broker Let’s say you’ve completed all the steps to envision and plan your Life Beyond Business™ and now you are ready to sell your business – either to a third party (outsider sale) or to a key employee,…

Transitioning to your Life Beyond Business is not as easy as you think!

The Transition to your Life Beyond Business™ requires your Attention NOW You own a business and that business consumes most, if not all, of your time and attention. The eventual sale or transfer of that business is a significant line item in your retirement plan, your Life Beyond Business.™ For a successful business transition you…

Business Acquisition Funding When Credit is Tight

Buyers have some options for Business Acquisition Funding You have finally decided that it’s time to sell your business. You want to spend more time with the family, travel a little, and pursue all of your other interests. We’ve already explored ways to work with your business broker to protect confidentiality, maximize business value while minimizing…