Category Archives: sell a business

5 Tips to Sell a Manufacturing Business

  Congratulations!  You’ve decided to sell a manufacturing business but before you jump in with both feet, we suggest you settle in to take stock of your business, systems and current processes. While it may seem like a simple route to just list your business for sale, there are far more complexities at stake. All industries, […]

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Diversify Your Business

4 Ways to Eliminate Customer Concentration and Build Confidence with Prospective Buyers It’s value suicide. A company with more than 15 percent of its revenue with one customer is at high risk of having the rug pulled out from under them. As the owner of such company, it’s going to add difficulty when it comes […]

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Business Sale: Tangible vs Intangible Assets a Quick Analysis

We find a wide variety of views and preconceived notions about business value from individuals as they review a business sale. Most the time, the discussion turns quickly to the business assets. That inevitably leads to a discussion of Tangible and Intangible Assets. Investors involved in a business sale generally have a reasonable understanding of […]

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Sunbelt Completes Sale of Industrial Instrumentation Distribution Business

Apr 2011 – – Succesful sell an industrial distribution business. Company specializes in instruments and complex monitoring panels for heavy industry. Sunbelt knows industrial distribution. Sunbelt’s Managing director, Dan Elliott, owned a wholesale distribution company that did $40,000,000 per year in sales. Experience counts. Sunbelt has sold many distribution companies valued between $500,000 and $20,000,000.

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What Price is the Right Price to buy a Small Business

If you decide you want to buy a business you need to prepare yourself for the rather inconsistent pricing methodologies used for setting the asking prices for small businesses. You shouldn’t confuse the asking price for a business with the value of the business or what finance professionals call a Business Valuation or Business Appraisal. […]

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