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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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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…

Your Management Team -HELP! You need somebody. HELP! Not Just anybody.

A Strong Management Team is a Powerful Value Driver I regularly challenge business owners to identify and quantify your resources that will support your “Life Beyond Business.”™ I’ve also written about the elements that create a transferable/sellable company, whether you sell to a company insider or third-party. The Value Drivers for Sellable Businesses are: Stable…

How to Protect Confidentiality When Selling Your Business

The right Business Broker knows when Confidentiality is key to Selling your Business The decision to sell your business is a big one, one that has probably caused you to toss and turn for months, if not years. I’m sure that among the “what if’s” you’ve considered are: What if word gets out that I am considering…

Why you Need an Exit/ Succession Planning Advisor

Why do you Need an Exit/ Succession Planning Advisor? Owners’ businesses represents their life’s work, and greater than 75% of their net worth, funding their retirement. They have only one shot at getting it right and we can help! – Dave Driscoll There are more than 9.5 million closely-held businesses in the United States. More…

Successfully Sell Your St. Louis Business

Looking for the right St. Louis Business Broker to sell your business, grow value or plan your succession? Metro Business Advisors understands that the ultimate goal of every business owner is to build up the company and sell it when the time is right. You have worked hard to build your company and when it’s…