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July 29, 2022

Can You Sell Part of a Business?

Can you sell part of a business? Yes. Spinning off non-core or non-performing divisions is a common enough business practice. In this post, we’re going to tackle the operational and legal implications of divesting, as well as consider how to position yourself so you get the best asking price. We’ll also be answering two fundamental […]

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July 13, 2022

How to Sell a Business Discreetly

Are you a business owner wondering how to sell a business without anyone knowing? There are a plethora of reasons you may wish to sell your business discreetly. As seasoned M&A experts, we understand. We know the prevalence of unethical practices carried out by unscrupulous competitors who feign interest in the hopes of acquiring trade […]

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July 13, 2022

Sun Acquisitions Announces the Sale of Larry’s Cartage Co., Inc. to U.S. Multimodal Group

Sun Acquisitions is pleased to announce the successful sale of Larry’s Cartage Co., Inc. to U.S. Multimodal Group. Larry’s Cartage is a growing, door-to-ramp and ramp-to-door drayage provider in Chicago and the Midwest. Since 1983, Larry’s has met the growing need for transportation solutions from ocean lines, brokers, importers, and freight forwarders. Since 1973, US […]

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July 6, 2022

How to Select a Business Broker

Selling a business is tough. It’s not for the faint of heart. And that’s why you need to have a seasoned business broker to guide, assist, and advise you during the process. But just how do you go about finding the right broker? In this post, we consider six questions that will help you know […]

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June 22, 2022

Why Sell Your Business

Why sell your business? Selling a business is emotionally, psychologically, and financially demanding. It can be hard and for some – cause intense sorrow and regret that can lead to suicide. So, why do people – especially entrepreneurs who have built this enterprise from the ground up – choose to hand over the reins? Well, […]

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June 16, 2022

How Much Is Your Business Worth? The Market Determines the Value

How much is your business worth? This is a question that business owners often ask themselves, and it’s not as easy to determine as you might think. The value of a business isn’t just based on the profits that it generates – it’s also based on what the market believes the business is worth. This […]

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June 15, 2022

How to Value My Business to Sell

How much is your business worth? Business valuation, according to the Corporate Finance Institute, is the “process of determining the present value of a company or an asset.” It’s not how much you think or hope the business is worth. Rather, it’s the price that analysts have pegged your business as being worth, after considering […]

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June 15, 2022

How to Sell a Business: Positioning and Avoiding Common Mistakes

Are you thinking of selling your company and want to know how to sell a business? Selling a business, whether small, medium or large is a complex undertaking. As such, you must approach this endeavor with great care and with the assistance of suitably qualified M&A professionals. In this post, we discuss six steps that […]

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May 26, 2022

Where to Sell a Business

Where do business owners go to list their businesses for sale? If you’re wondering where to sell a small business, you’re in the right place. As seasoned M&A brokers, we’ve dealt with our fair share of buyers and sellers, and here are the top 6 places we recommend you consider selling your business. 1.   Local […]

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May 13, 2022

When to Sell a Business

People typically start businesses for one of four major reasons: For the lifestyle For the money (they hope to make when they eventually sell) As a legacy and for posterity To change the world Regardless of the reason for setting out to establish a business, a fair number of people eventually wind up thinking of […]

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May 3, 2022

Sun Acquisitions welcomes Ken Cisneros as a Senior M&A Advisor

Sun Acquisitions is pleased to announce that Ken Cisneros has joined our team as a Senior Advisor. Ken brings over 30 years of experience in executive leadership, sales and operations. Ken’s career began as a business intermediary selling privately held companies to investors. After his time as a business intermediary, Ken held several executive leadership […]

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April 28, 2022

Sun Acquisitions welcomes Mike Walton as a Senior M&A Advisor

Sun Acquisitions is pleased to announce that Mike Walton has joined our team as a Senior Advisor.  Mike brings 25 years of experience in business ownership that includes start-ups, turnarounds, acquisition and sale of companies, specifically within media and IT industries. Throughout Mike’s career, he has owned, operated and sold radio stations and newspapers throughout […]

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April 26, 2022

Does a PPP Loan Make It Harder to Sell a Business?

It’s no secret that the COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on businesses of all sizes. To help small businesses struggling in these tough times, the US government introduced the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan in 2020. This type of loan can be used to cover payroll costs, rent, and other expenses during difficult […]

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April 18, 2022

How to Sell a Business Privately

If you’re looking for a guide to selling your business privately, you’ve come to the right place. Selling a business is a complex affair. And Forbes and Bloomberg tell us that 8 out of 10 businesses will not find a buyer. With competition for acquisition so high, it’s no wonder some business owners prefer to […]

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April 7, 2022

Sun Acquisitions Announces the Sale of a Manufacturing, Distribution & E-Commerce Company

Sun Acquisitions is pleased to announce the successful sale of AMIC Global, Inc. to Component Sourcing International (CSI). AMIC is a diversified company, offering manufacturing, distribution and e-commerce services and is based in Buffalo Grove, IL. AMIC Global’s primary business is supplying contract-manufactured metal components to OEM customers, and contract-manufactured supplies to leading RV/Marine industry customers.  Additionally, through […]

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March 8, 2022

Sun Acquisitions Announces the Sale of a Profitable Residential Landscaping Business

Sun Acquisitions is pleased to announce the successful acquisition of a profitable residential landscaping business, American Lawn & Landscape Co. The business is based in the Greater Chicago area. The business provides home landscaping services to residential customers. These services include: landscape installations, snow removal, lawn mowing and maintenance, weed control, and many more. A […]

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March 8, 2022

What Documents Are Needed To Sell A Business?

One of the first questions a seller often asks is, “What documents are needed to sell a business?” It’s a great question and one that we’re more than happy to answer. We’ve split the required documents as follows: A checklist of the legal documents needed to sell a business. A checklist of the financial documents […]

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February 25, 2022

Grow Your Business From A Simmer Pot with Jennifer Goldman

For many people, business acquisition is their main growth strategy. They plan for mergers and acquisitions with great diligence. However, most experience difficulty after closing because they don’t have a clear directive on how to efficiently carry out an integration growth strategy. In this post, M&A integration expert, Jennifer Goldman takes us through her post-merger […]

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February 9, 2022

Sun Acquisitions has successfully facilitated Recycle Track Systems’ acquisition of Elytus

Sun Acquisitions announced today the successful acquisition by Recycle Track Systems (RTS) of Elytus, an Ohio-based third-party administrator of waste services. RTS, a New York-based waste and recycling service provider, engaged Sun Acquisitions in a nationwide search for certain specialty waste services related companies to acquire which would complement their existing operations. Matthew Hillin, RTS […]

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February 7, 2022

Due Diligence And Integration: Preparing For Your Next Acquisition

Buyers are waking up to the reality and importance of M&A HR due diligence. To shed light on this pressing issue we reached out to seasoned HR due diligence and integrations guru Mark Walztoni. Here’s what Mark had to say including his high-level integration due diligence best practices. You don’t want to miss it! HR […]

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