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Selling Your Business: Beware of Competitors
Selling your business can be the most significant opportunity and challenge you face as a business owner. Many sellers struggle to find the right buyer and to determine whether an interested party is a qualified lead or a poor investment of time.Read More
Securing Bank Lending – A Seller’s Perspective
In last month’s issue of Smart Business, I wrote an article entitled “Securing Bank Lending – A Buyer’s Perspective,” in which I discussed improvements in the business acquisition market. I also laid out important criteria for buyers seeking bank loans to help them make the most of every purchasing opportunity.Read More
Securing Bank Lending – A Buyer’s Perspective
In fact, some banks are actively seeking quality business transactions to underwrite, creating a unique opportunity for both buyers and sellers. If both parties can demonstrate that they are worthy of the leverage and liquidity that a bank can bring to a deal, there are significant benefits to securing lending.Read More
Are you Emotionally and Financially Ready to Sell?
How to evaluate if you are really ready to turn over the reins. Walking away from your life’s work is a big step that doesn’t come without its obstacles.Read More
The M&A Market
A recent article that appeared in the Wall Street Journal – ”˜Sold! More Small Businesses Exchanged Hands Last Year’ – is reflective of the business for sale activity we are seeing here in the Chicago market. Our firm has seen a steady increase in business acquisition activity that is rooted in several market forces and, sans a double dip recession or major world event, we believe is a trend that is likely to continue for the next 7 to 10 years.Read More