Category Archives for "How To Sell A Business"

Selling a business is unlike selling anything you’ve ever sold before. We bring you advice from entrepreneurs who’ve successfully sold their businesses, brokers, business buyers and institutional investors and various M&A professionals to help you successfully sell your own business.

How To Successfully Sell An Insolvent Business

How To Successfully Sell An Insolvent Business The latest figures released by the Insolvency Service for the first quarter of the year show that corporate insolvencies rose 4.5% compared with the final quarter of 2016, and were 5.3% higher than the same quarter last year. The official figures also indicate that Q1 2017 was the […]

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How To Impress Investors To Buy (Or Finance) Your Business

How To Impress Investors To Buy Your Business (Or Finance It) How to get an investor to invest in your business? I present some uncomfortable truths.This has been written mainly for business owners attempting to sell their businesses themselves (without a business broker). But most of it is also applicable to those business owners seeking […]

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Where To List A Business For Sale? Top Places:

30 Of The Best Places To List Your Business For Sale How do you sell a small business and which multi-listing sites (MLS) or portals accept listings of companies for sale? We’ve assembled a comprehensive list of the main venues for both individual sellers and business brokers! Compare venue prices & coverage below.Warning: Selling a […]

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How To Vet Business Buyers And Weed Out The Tyre-Kickers

How To Vet Business Buyers – Tell The Real Players From The Time Wasters!Note: Only part of this article is available to non-subscribers When buyers approach you to buy your business, all may not be what it seems.The DangerThere are several “internet courses” being heavily marketed purporting to teach people how to buy established and […]

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Precautions To Take Against Business Brokers

What you need to be cautious about when hiring a business brokerNote: Subscription may be required to read some parts of this article. Subscription is free. 4. Business brokers’ claims of eager buyers / large database of buyers<< This is a continuation of our article from hereWho can resist this? Business brokers often go to […]

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Are You Aware Of These Tricks Business Brokers Play?

Top broker sharp practices that business sellers need to watch out forNote: Subscription may be required to read some parts of this article. Subscription is free. If you’re selling a business and intend using a broker, you need to know that not all you see in the press about brokers & Business Transfer Agents is […]

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The Secret To 300% More Buyers For Your Business

The one secret that gets 300% more buyers for your businessNote: Only part of this article is available to non-subscribers There is one simple mistake that almost every seller makes and it’s losing them valuable enquiries. In fact, over a third of the investors who ARE interested in buying your business are slipping through your […]

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The Confidentiality Fail Part 3

Keeping confidential the impending sale of your business Part 3 of 3: << Part 2 THE CONFIDENTIALITY RISK (Part III of III) The Immediate Risk For YouBusinesses that provide vendors with exit related services stand to gain from knowing, before other firms do, that you’re in need of their services.They can then get in there […]

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The Confidentiality Fail Part 2

Keeping confidential the impending sale of your business Part 2 of 3: << Part 1 THE CONFIDENTIALITY RISK (Part II of III) Precautions That Technology Has Forced On UsHitherto cutting edge advice on, for example, picking up answerphone messages before staff do and moving the fax machine into our private office are hopelessly outdated.To protect […]

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