Category: Valuation

Want to Sell Your Company in 2019 – Do These 4 Things Now

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Posted by Ron Buck on

If you are considering selling your company in 2019, back by popular demand are four things you should be doing (or not doing as the case may be) between now and year end and over the next few months. A little exit planning background before we tackle the to do list.  According to a recent stu ...
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Business Brokerage/M&A Market Pulse 3Q18 – Part 3 of 3

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Posted by Ron Buck on

By Brandon Mack The International Business Brokers Association (IBBA) and M&A Source have recently published their third quarter market research for 2018. The report is a statistical analysis of 271 respondents who answered this quarter’s survey. This is the final of a three-part series w ...
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Business Brokerage/M&A Market Pulse 3Q18 – Part 2 of 3

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Posted by Ron Buck on

By Brandon Mack The International Business Brokers Association (IBBA) and M&A Source have recently published their third quarter market research for 2018. The report is a statistical analysis of 271 respondents who answered this quarter’s survey. This is the second of a three-part series ...
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Business Brokerage/M&A Market Pulse 3Q18 – Part 1 of 3

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Posted by Ron Buck on

By Brandon Mack The International Business Brokers Association (IBBA) and M&A Source have recently published their third quarter market research for 2018. The report is a statistical analysis of 271 respondents who answered this quarter’s survey. This is the first of a three-part series w ...
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Business Brokerage/M&A Market Pulse 2Q18 – Part 3 of 3

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Posted by Ron Buck on

By Brandon Mack The International Business Brokers Association (IBBA) and M&A Source has recently published their second quarter market research for 2018. The report is a statistical analysis of 277 respondents who answered a 25-question survey. This is the third and final part of a three-part ...
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Business Brokerage/M&A Market Pulse 2Q18 – Part 2 of 3

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Posted by Ron Buck on

By Brandon Mack The International Business Brokers Association (IBBA) and M&A Source has recently published their second quarter market research for 2018. The report is a statistical analysis of 277 respondents who answered a 25-question survey. This is the second of a three-part series where I ...
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Business Brokerage/M&A Market Pulse 2Q18 – Part 1 of 3

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Posted by Ron Buck on

By Brandon Mack The International Business Brokers Association (IBBA) and M&A Source has recently published their second quarter market research for 2018. The report is a statistical analysis of 277 respondents who answered a 25-question survey. This is the first of a three-part series where I ...
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Business Brokerage/M&A Market Pulse 4Q17 – Part 1 of 3

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Posted by Ron Buck on

By Brandon Mack The International Business Brokers Association (IBBA) and M&A Source have recently published their fourth-quarter market research for 2017. The report is a statistical analysis of 264 respondents who answered a 25-question survey. This is the first of a three-part series where I ...
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Business Brokerage/M&A Market Pulse 3Q17 – Part 2 of 2

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Posted by Ron Buck on

by Brandon Mack The International Business Brokers Association (IBBA) and M&A Source have recently published their third quarter market research for 2017. The report is a statistical analysis of 334 respondents who answered this quarter’s survey. 35% of the respondents had at least 10 yea ...
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Business Brokerage/M&A Market Pulse 3Q17 – Part 1 of 2

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Posted by Ron Buck on

By Brandon Mack The International Business Brokers Association (IBBA) and M&A Source have recently published their third quarter market research for 2017. The report is a statistical analysis of 334 respondents who answered this quarter’s survey. 35% of the respondents had at le ...
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What is Seller’s Discretionary Earnings, or SDE?

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Posted by Ron Buck on

Seller’s Discretionary Earnings (“SDE”) is a common, and highly correlated, metric used in valuations of companies with enterprise values less than $3 million +/-. For companies with values above $3 million, adjusted EBITDA (Earnings Before Interest, income Taxes, Depreciation, and ...
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Would You Give Up $2 to Save 30 Cents?

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Posted by Ron Buck on

I’ve noticed a recurring theme across many business owners that is seriously dampening the value of their companies – that is, running personal expenses through the company. Perhaps unknowingly, they are doing just that – giving up $2 to save 30 cents.   Certain types of per ...
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Want to Sell Your Company in 2018 – Do These 3 Things Now

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Posted by Ron Buck on

If you are considering selling your company in 2018, here are three things you should be doing (or not doing as the case may be) between now and year-end. First, plan now with your accountant to be first on their list of tax returns to be completed in 2018. Buyers and bankers prefer to see tax retu ...
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6 Overlooked Benefits of a Company Valuation

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Posted by Meghan Daniels, Axial on

Most business owners seek a valuation for their company when there’s an immediate need — they’re ready to sell or raise capital now, or they have a shareholder that is being bought out or gifting equity to family. But valuations can be useful whether a deal is imminent or not. We ...
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You Have Goodwill Because?

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Posted by Dick Halterman Murphy Business – Shenandoah Valley, Virginia on

From time to time, I am in the unfortunate position of telling some 50-year old business owner that they "just don’t have any goodwill". "But we have been around forever, or our name is like a household word in the community, or we literally have thousands of customers"&nbs ...
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WHY YOU NEED A VALUATION

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Posted by Murphy Business Broker – Shelly Stansfield on

The buzz is that if you are a Baby Boomer and you want to sell your business in the next few years, then you are in the majority. You are not the only Baby Boomer and will possibly have your business compete against many more similar businesses in both model and industry. In order to be well-prepare ...
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