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How To Triple The Value Of Your Company & Sell It.

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CLICK TO WATCH VIDEO – Learn how to boost the value of your company. How to best sell your business? Do you need a business valuation? The M&A Advisors at Edison Avenue complete business valuations, package your business for sale, implement a comprehensive marketing strategy, access our database of 8,000 buyers, and manage the entire selling…

10 Risks of Not Using a Business Broker

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Selling a business is a top 5 decision in your life.  Like deciding who to marry, picking your college major and selecting the surgeon to use for that health issue.  Studies have shown that on average businesses sell for 20% more when the owner is represented by a business intermediary.  I don’t know the exact number, but…

How Does Utilizing a Business Intermediary Affect The Buyer in a Deal?

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M&A Source has a great short article about how a Business Broker / Business Intermediary can change the dynamics of a transaction. This can be a shift can be a critical component in preserving the deal, overcoming impasses and reducing the amount of time you have to invest in concluding a successful business sale or acquisition.…

Three Key Considerations When Selling Your Business

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If there is one thing I’ve learned about the marketplace for small to mid-size business it is that it is both very opaque and inefficient.  Because you take great pride in your business and feel you have a great operation, you might be tempted to believe anybody in their right mind would seize the opportunity…

How to Buy an Insurance Agency Successfully

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If you are looking to buy an insurance agency in Florida or anywhere else in the United States there are some very important factors that you will need to take into account.  Awareness of these factors can increase the probability that you will end up with a great buy and be completely satisfied with your…

Pearls of Wisdom Tips on Selling a Business

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As we begin the holiday weekend I thought this was a great time to reflect on some tips on business selling a business and a little humor from business brokerage industry guru Tom West. “The first offer is almost always the best one!” “The real selling price is half-way between what the seller thinks it’s worth and…

Grooming Your Business – Selling for Top Dollar

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If you’re considering selling your company, make one last investment before you place the company on the market. Take the time to prepare and groom the company for sale. Common activities include organizing the facilities (inside and out), reducing customer concentration, securing key employees, write-off bad inventory/receivables, re-negotiating vendor contracts, secure solid facility lease and…

A Word of Caution When Hiring Professional Advisors

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Unfortunately, it is not unusual for professional advisors like accountants, attorneys or tax advisors to be deal killers.  Their training and core competency is to protect and advise their clients about minimizing financial, legal, and or tax risks. Many do not want to give risky advice, such as encouraging you to accept an offer, and…

Do Not Waste Time Looking for a Business! (Until After You’ve Taken This Quiz)

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Acquiring a business is a life-changing event that will change not only your financial situation but also your lifestyle. A business takes a large investment of time, sweat, and tears. For many, matching your business acquisition to your interests or hobbies helps to decrease the chance of losing interest or becoming easily discouraged. There is…

"Edward was there for us every step of the way coaching us through and helping us understand the process. He continually encouraged us to keep our efforts focused on running the business while he took care of the sales process.  He negotiated the sale of the business and 4,000 sq. ft. office building as a package deal!"

– Debra Stuckey, Information Technology Co.