Posts Tagged ‘small business’

We Have a Buyer for Your Business!

By Chris Spenner “Hello! I am excited to tell you we have a buyer for your business, but you have to act fast!” Sadly, the number of small and online business owners that hear and fall victim to this line each and every day is increasing due to the rising number of brokerage scams. And,…

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When selling your business, “walk away cash” is crucial

By Dave Driscoll   “Walk away cash” is what’s in your pocket, free of debt and taxes, when you walk away from the closing table after selling your business – it’s the true measure of the transaction’s impact on your life.   Within your industry, you may hear stories like Julie sold her company for…

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Are you Emotionally Prepared to Sell Your Business?

Take these 4 Steps EARLY to Emotionally Prepare Sellers often don’t give much thought to whether they are emotionally ready to sell their businesses. Neglecting to consider the significant life changes that occur can result in depression, anxiety and a general lack of purpose post-sale. Sellers are used to being in the top leadership position in…

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Learn From Other Owners When Preparing For Business Transition

Business Transitions are more difficult in owner-dependent businesses St. Louis-area owners are learning the essential themes of planning and timing for business transition – sometimes the hard way. Metro has conversations with those ready to sell and occasionally with owners who must reach the emotional understanding that their life’s work will not sell for an amount…

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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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