No matter what stage your business is in, selling is an option on many minds, but there are major obstacles just waiting to trip you up. One expert shares what exactly those are so you will have the advantage.
Are there magical signs that point to selling your business?
Some entrepreneurs launch a business to bring their talents to bare, to achieve their dream of serving a specific type of client in a specific way, never considering selling their business, but many are acutely aware that their business may someday be worth selling.
Financial projections, or financial modeling, should tell a story about the future of your business. Building a credible ‘story’ is an essential tool for selling or seeking investment funds, and also helps you make quantifiable decisions about your business
Your longest-lasting and most loyal banking clients may leave you, and it has nothing to do with your performance. You guessed it – they’re selling their businesses.
In Shakespeare’s Henry VI trilogy, Dick the Butcher proclaimed: "The first thing we do, let's kill all the lawyers." But the professionals at FourBridges disagree with Dick.
Selling a business is typically a once-in-a-lifetime event. It can take many months or several years to plan properly for a profitable exit. For business owners already thinking about a sale, 2016 will complicate the planning process — it’s an election year.
Looking back, 2015 has proven to be a banner year for middle-market companies looking to sell or seeking outside investment. And with interest rates remaining low and ample capital ready to be deployed, the new year could continue this positive trend. But mental and
In a previous post, we likened the process of selling a company to courtship. When things go well, the parties in question unite in marriage – the company sells, the deal closes.
Check these 5 blind spots that could make it tough to sell when a deal comes your way.