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We all know that “money doesn’t grow on trees.” And neither does business value. You can’t just wait until you are ready to leave your business to find out how much “value” you need or want and how much “value” exists in your business. By then it will be too late. The tree metaphor is […]Read more
A multiple of earnings is a valuation method whereby the value of a company is expressed through the use of a multiple applied to the Company’s earnings. For instance, a company that has Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation and Amortization (EBITDA) of $2,000,000, that has a “value” of $10,000,000, was valued at 5 x EBITDA. […]Read more
Did you ever wonder why one business has buyers lined up willing to pay top dollar while another sits on the market for months, or even years? What do buyers look for in a prospective business acquisition?There are many opinions about what attributes or characteristics buyers seek, but here’s what we know: the characteristics buyers […]Read more
These five issues are key to consider when you are contemplating selling your business.1. Non-Disclosure Agreement This agreement contains a few key elements that may easily be overlooked by an uninformed Seller. The first of these is the “non-solicitation” of employees, which should be coupled with a time frame of a minimum of two years, […]Read more