Business Values Up In 2021
Business values increased in 2021 despite ongoing challenges from the pandemic, talent shortages, and supply chain disruption. Deal activity continued at an intense pace, with advisors across the country reporting increases in both incoming deal flow and completed engagements. More advisors characterized this as a seller’s market than nearly any other time in the last […]
You’re Thinking About Selling Your Business In 3-5 Years, How Do You Prepare In The Meantime?
For an optimal selling price, you’ll want to engage with an M&A firm 3-5 years prior to the sale of your business. An M&A firm can help you get the right deal team in place, set you up with tax planning, keep your business in mind when dealing with buyers, and help identify key risk […]
Should a Buyer Overpay to Close a Deal?
As a valuation expert I often get asked, ‘should I overpay in order to close the deal?’ One of the main things I ask anyone asking this question is to consider the opportunity cost of not closing the deal. Being an expert in valuation I never want to say that valuation is not always the […]
When is the Right Time to Plan the Sale of Your Business
If you are a business owner, at some point you have likely asked yourself, “I wonder how much my business is worth.” Perhaps you’re considering selling, thinking about estate planning, or maybe you’re just curious if your business strategy is adding value. We’re seeing that many sellers start reaching out to their trusted advisors such […]