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2014 is Looking Brighter for Owners Ready to Sell

There are plenty of indicators that 2014 will be a good year for selling a business as highlighted in this article from Inc. Magazine.  I especially agree with the advice that advance planning is key. Having a plan for your next chapter and knowing how much you need to fund it is vital.

By | January 30th, 2014|Blog, Selling a Business|

It’s A Good Time To Sell A Business Again!

Good news!  The market for small businesses is finally turning around. You might even say it is heating up. During the economic downturn many business owners were forced to postpone plans to sell their businesses and had to delay their retirements.  The Wall Street Journal reported last week that there were 1,685 small businesses sold between July and September. This is the third consecutive quarter of year-over-year growth. Service companies have been the been the biggest seller, followed by retailers and restaurants. You can read the full article here. Did you think you had missed the boat for selling your business? [...]

By | November 5th, 2013|Blog, Selling a Business|

Are You Sitting on Acres of Diamonds?

How Wealth Planners can help their clients and increase their assets under management. Right now, today, as you read this article you could be sitting on acres of diamonds … in the rough.   What do they look like?  They are your business owner clients who over the last 15, 20 or maybe 30 years have focused their life’s efforts on building a successful small business and are now ready to move on to the next chapter of their lives.  Are you positioned to help them make that transition? Current estimates suggest 10,000 baby boomers are retiring every day, and [...]

By | October 11th, 2013|Blog, Business, M&A Intermediaries, Selling a Business|