There is a direct relationship between the asking price and the amount of cash on the table at the time of the sale. Buyers and sellers alike should keep one fact in mind. Most businesses involve some level of seller financing. It is customary for both buyers and sellers to have concerns regarding this kind of financing; after all, sellers don’t want to take their businesses back from the...Read More
Only a small percentage of the population is able to go through life without using some form of financing at some point. Most people have little choice but to finance everything from their home and car purchases to their college education. Now, with that stated, most business owners would love to receive an all-cash offer for their business. But the reality of the situation is quite...Read More
This week’s M&A Access features Ken Gorman, Director, Transworld Business Advisors – London South West. Gorman details how, despite the pandemic, now is the right time to sell your business in order to take advantage of the approximately $1.5 trillion in private equity that’s in search of good investments. As a broker, Gorman also describes...Read More
This week’s M&A Access features Anthony Boschetto, Partner, KLR Outsourcing. Boschetto reveals which industries are succeeding during this economic downturn, including IT services, e-commerce, and emerging markets. Boschetto also explains how KLR’s strategic advisory outsourcing practice helps businesses reach their full potential through robust...Read More
Sellers are just like everyone else in that they can make mistakes. In this article, we’ll explore some of the most common mistakes that we see along with some of the repercussions.
1. Not Seeing the Buyer’s Point of View
The first major mistake that sellers make is that they simply fail to look at the situation from the buyer’s perspective. One of the smartest moves any seller can make is...Read More