Seller Mistakes Preventing Deal Closings

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Your Company Failed To Sell — Here’s Why Small business owners have an opportunity to learn from their peers who have attempted and failed or, more importantly, have successfully sold their business during the second quarter of 2014. The International Business Broker Association (IBBA)  and M&A Source, in partnership with the Pepperdine University, have summed up survey results from 250 respondents about businesses being marketed … Read More

Seller Mistakes Preventing Deal Closings

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Your Company Failed To Sell — Here’s Why Small business owners have an opportunity to learn from their peers who have attempted and failed or, more importantly, have successfully sold their business during the second quarter of 2014. The International Business Broker Association (IBBA)  and M&A Source, in partnership with the Pepperdine University, have summed up survey results from 250 respondents about businesses being marketed … Read More

Mergers & Acquisitions Industry Statistics

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Small business transactions jumped 49% in 2013. The full-year totals represent the first full year of extreme improvement in the business brokerage industry since levels reached record lows in mid-2009 (BizBuySell 2013 Insights Report). Median revenue of small businesses sold rose 13% to $405,000 and median cash flow grew 9% to $97,000. Strong financial improvement, in turn, helped push the … Read More

Mergers & Acquisitions Industry Research

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2014 is on track to be a perfect storm for mergers and acquisitions activity, as valuations are staying strong, sellers are gaining greater leverage and baby boomer retirement is driving sellers to market. Many of these baby boomers have delayed retirement for several years due to the recent economic recession that significantly impacted many retirement nest eggs. Today, there are … Read More