Maximizing Business Value: How to Retain Key Employees
Retaining Key Employees Several years ago, our firm represented a well-established, profitable business, with over 30 employees, many of which[...]
When is the Right Time to Sell your Business? A Case Study of a Missed Opportunity
In every industry there’s an optimal time to sell a business and a less than optimal time to sell.When Selling[...]
Valuation Methods – Three Main Approaches to Value a Business
Knowing the value of your business is critical to effective planning. There are three different methods to determine the value[...]
Is a Private Equity Group the Best Buyer for Your Business?
Private Equity Groups (PEGs) are currently purchasing middle market businesses at record levels. Middle market companies typically have annual sales[...]
Multiples of EBITDA – What Factors Turn a 3x into a 5x?
We all know that “money doesn’t grow on trees.” And neither does business value. You can’t just wait until you[...]
What factors determine the “Multiple” of earnings?
A multiple of earnings is a valuation method whereby the value of a company is expressed through the use of[...]
Creating value in your business to get top dollar when you leave it
Did you ever wonder why one business has buyers lined up willing to pay top dollar while another sits on[...]
Five Key Issues to Address in a Business Sale Transaction
These five issues are key to consider when you are contemplating selling your business.1. Non-Disclosure Agreement This agreement contains a[...]