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.

We Are Business Brokers in St. Louis And M&A Advisors that have the experience and the answers to reach YOUR goals.

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Buying an Existing Business Reduces your Risk

Owning a business is about managing risk: Purchasing an existing business minimizes risk Entrepreneurs dream of finding that special idea, concept, product or service that will captivate their imaginations to start their own business…. But waiting for inspiration has kept many qualified would-be businesses owners on the sidelines. From my experience, owning a business is…

Corporate Hygiene will help Sell your Business

How can good Corporate Hygiene help sell your business? Merriam-Webster defines hygiene as “the things that you do to keep yourself and your surroundings clean in order to maintain good health.” Apply that definition to your business and you will build greater value for it when you are eventually ready to exit. What is business…

5 Steps Every Business Owner Should Take Before A Business Sale Or Transfer

5 Steps to make sure You AND your Business are Ready to Succeed after the Transition I ran into an old friend recently at Bread Co. After discussing what we had both been doing, the next question was, “What’s next?” My friend said he is retiring next month after nearly 40 years of working for…

Why hire a Business Broker?

Why Hire A Business Broker? Business owners, by the nature of their role, have very little experience with business brokers or M&A advisers. Most owners have the opportunity to sell one business, or maybe two, in their careers. Seasoned owners that have relied on their own devices, sometimes ask, “Why should I hire a business…

5 Ways Succession Planning Helps Your Business Grow Now

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How can you increase your businesses value drivers?

What can you do to increase your Business Value? When it’s time to sell the business, value drivers determine the value of the business and impact the desirability and risk for a potential buyer. Great! But what does that mean? OK. Let’s look at why and how much “value drivers” influence the selling or buying…

Owners take note: Buyers are looking for THIS critical item

Accurate Historical Financial Statements are Essential when it’s time to Sell your Business Let’s say you want to buy a business… You are in your forties and have accumulated a decent sum of cash through savings, wise investments, and possibly some inheritance. You connect with a business broker with a good reputation and begin the search. Through…

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…

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…

Why do Business Owners Sell?

Deciding to sell a business can be agonizing Recognizing that only about four in ten businesses listed for sale actually sell, we need to understand that a large portion of the seller population may have waited too long to begin the succession process. There are some owners that simply decide they are ready to move on,…

Selling a Business Is Harder Than Starting It

Starting a business seems like the hard part…until you realize that one day you will need to leave your business Think back to the day you started your business. You made the commitment and started building your company block by block, decision after decision. After much time has passed, you are arriving at the point…

Improve Cash Flow And Build Business Value

These tips are easy to implement and make a big difference in your business value… Tip 1: Incentivize key employees to increase cash flow over baseline. Use WIIFM (What’s In It For Me?) to align your cash flow goals with employee behavior. Let’s say you want to reduce your product’s material costs or increase your…