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#1 Reason Businesses Do Not Sell

Business Sales and M&A Specialists

Market Pulse Survey – 3rd Quarter 2019

Presented by IBBA, M&A Source and in Partnership with Pepperdine University

Business Sales and M&A Specialists

Research shows that only 20-33% of businesses for sale actually sell. The reasons for not selling are numerous, however, the Market Pulse Report has consistently found that unrealistic value expectations by the Seller are by far the #1 reason that businesses do not sell.