Category Archives: business value

Business Valuation as it relates to Business Sale Price Calculation and Working Capital

General definition. Current assets – current liabilities = Net Working Capital In most cases the valuation of a business does not include the net working capital of the business at the time of the valuation. Working capital is often excluded from valuations so that business values can be compared to other similar businesses without the […]

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Selling a Business: The C Corp to S Corp Dilemma?

Selling a business set up as a C corporation can have some very painful tax consequences. The following is not legal or tax advice. Consult with your CPA and/or attorney before taking any action Is your business a C Corporation? If yes, PLEASE READ THIS! Do you want to pay 50% or more in taxes […]

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Selling a Business in the NEXT Energy Boom

Those of us who work regularly in and around the oil & gas energy industry recognize the difficulties presented by the current depressed energy prices and it’s effect on energy services, production and exploration companies. We view the world through the process of Mergers & Acquisitions as we work with business owners to sell their […]

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Common Characteristics of Profitable Businesses

As a Business Broker I’ve had the opportunity to meet with and analyze more than 2,000 businesses. I have come to discover that there are 6 basic characteristics that are almost always found in profitable businesses. 6 Characteristics of Profitable Businesses: The business owner has an firm grip on reality. They understand the good and […]

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