For an entrepreneur thinking about selling their business, it’s important to know the reasons why it’s sellable, and more importantly why it is not. Just recently, SCORE identified 3 main reasons on how not to sell your business:
It can take a lot of time and effort to develop a business from scratch. This is why people savvy enough to tap into available public and private resources decide to buy an existing business. However, going forward with the purchase is not an easy decision to make. Here are four important questions to ask during the process of buying a business.
Are you thinking of selling your software as a service (SaaS) business? Remember, buyers most often buy SaaS businesses for financial or tactical reasons. Know what they want in an acquisition, and you will be in a better position to undergo the entire process without much difficulty.
Business owners often make huge mistakes by attempting to sell their business on their own when not prepared to do so. What’s worse? Choosing the wrong business broker to sell your business because you weren’t prepped to ask her the right questions. Here are our top three questions to ask a business broker before selling your business in 2019:
A term sheet covers the major aspects of a deal, reducing the chances of a misunderstanding between parties. It also ensures that expensive legal fees attributed to drafting a binding agreement are not prematurely paid due to disagreements that arise. Here are some tips on creating an effective term sheet.
A recent article in Globe & Mail details the fact that the majority of small business owners who are ready to sell their businesses in 2019 are completely unprepared to do so. With SO many other business owners out there planning to close up shop and sell their businesses for a nice exit in a baby-boomer filled market, the statistics are mind-boggling considering we’re talking about the transaction of a lifetime, -literally. The author, Matthew Halliday states: