12 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Selling a Business

Selling a business is a challenging process, from valuation to closing. An honest assessment of your business coupled with a realistic understanding of what you can expect from the sale process can make the journey easier. The following 12 questions can help you...

Mistakes To Avoid When Selling Your Business

Small business owners can make significant mistakes when selling their business. Many don’t even realize that they’ve lost thousands, and have flushed their hard work down the toilet. These five tips can help you avoid disappointment, earn as much as possible, and...

Tips for Successful M&A Integration

Getting to closing is only half the battle of successful M&A. Successful integration offers significant value, but is surprisingly rare. A number of factors figure prominently in failed integrations. Those include: Missed or poorly defined targets. Without a clear...

How to Evaluate Your Business as a Platform

You can increase your chances of selling your company by helping private equity groups (PEG) see it as a platform company. An acquisition in a new industry can serve as a platform that organically grows or that creates new synergies. Here’s how to be a platform. The...