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Maximizing Value in a Transaction

As every business owner knows, there comes a time to sell. Whether it be years after starting your business or months after purchasing it, one of the main outcomes owners hope for is a high-value sale. While this may be a typical desire, many owners fail to put in the due diligence necessary to take […]

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EBITDA – At a Glance

If you are considering selling your company or investing in another, you are likely familiar with the term “EBITDA,” which stands for earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, and amortization. In simplistic terms, EBITDA measures a company’s operating performance, including its ability to generate cash flow. EBITDA is almost always the key investment consideration, but it […]

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What You Should Know About Self-Directed IRAs

You don’t need someone to tell you the critical role that financial planning plays in your future. Evaluating various retirement options and making investments now, no matter your age, will allow you the opportunity to build your wealth over the years to come. It is key to speak with your friends, partners, and advisors to […]

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Build Your Business with Your Buyer in Mind

Shareholders, employees, clients – these are all important individuals to keep in mind at every stage of a business – but you should also be thinking about your buyer. When it comes time to sell your business, you want to be prepared. Investors expect to be given a clear vision for your exit, including when, […]

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Business Loans vs. Business Line of Credit – What You Need to Know

Whether you’re in need of start-up funds for a new business, capital to expand a current company, or money to get you through the next quarter, knowing the difference between business loans and business lines of credit is key. Typically used to finance the purchase of a major asset, business loans allow you to add […]

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Thinking of Buying a Company?

Regardless of your level of investment in a business, it’s imperative to educate yourself long before you enter the negotiation process, taking into consideration factors such as levels of sales, costs, profits, etc. Once you have evaluated your research and solidified your decision to move forward, only then can you go ahead and make an […]

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Increase Your Efficiency: Top M&A Tools & Resources

A quick Google search reveals a plethora of tools designed to increase your efficiency. While having choice is a good thing – it’s easy to try out too many tools and feel overwhelmed. Our team has tested dozens of tools throughout our careers, and we’ve rounded up our top tools for the M&A industry. If […]

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Now that You’re Ready – The Steps to Sell Your Business

In our last blog post, we reviewed the steps you should take to prepare your business for a sale. Once you have an understanding of the prep work that goes into a sale, you are ready to think of these steps in getting your company sold: Step 1 – Understand Your Realistic Range of Value […]

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Getting Ready to Sell Your Business

If you’re considering selling your business – and want the best offer – the time to start preparing is now. There is a lot of work that goes into a successful sale, and we can help. This post will review the steps you should take to prepare your business for a sale, and our next […]

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