It’s the New Year, that time when many business owners make a fresh resolve to develop their business. For some, that means updating equipment and driving sales. But others will focus on something more personal and possibly more pivotal: developing their leaders. GF Data shows that a solid management team… Read More »Building Value Means Building Leaders
Market Pulse Survey – 3rd Quarter 2019 Presented by IBBA, M&A Source and in Partnership with Pepperdine University Retirement continues to lead as the number one reason to sell across all sectors, followed by burnout.
“Immense satisfaction tinged with loss.” That’s how one business owner described selling his business. After putting years of hard work into building a business, many owners have a hard time letting go. Emotions run high … and those emotions can lead to some regrettable decisions. As advisors, part of our… Read More »What Does It Feel Like When You Sell?
Delta Business Advisors wishes all our clients, partners, future clients, and every one a great president’s day. Yes, we are open if you have inquiries or need our services. Presidents Day falls every year on the third Monday in February. In 2020, that is Feb.17. The federal holiday was originally… Read More »Happy Presidents Day 2020
It’s Valentine’s Day—a great reason for letting you know how much we appreciate you. Enjoy the day!
Many business owners seem unable to let go of their company and wait too long. Some lose their entrepreneurial drive and the business starts sliding. Or the market starts to change and the company loses value. To get the maximum price, owners need to do some serious planning to prepare… Read More »Tip #15 Timing is Everything!
Earnouts are used to bridge a valuation gap between a buyer and a seller. It’s a compromise, of sorts, to break a purchase-price deadlock when the seller wants more than the buyer is willing (or able) to pay. In an earnout, a portion of the purchase price is paid out… Read More »Earnouts: Breaking the M&A Deadlock
It is time to get started! Findings from Q3, 2019 Market Pulse Survey found that for Businesses that sold for less than $500,000, took an average of 6 months to while those that sold for more than $5M, took almost twice as long. It is important to note that having… Read More »Thinking of Selling Your Business this Year?
In Q3, final sale prices came in anywhere from 85% to 109% of the pre-set asking price or internal benchmark. Lower Middle Market companies in the $5M-$50M range achieved the highest values at 109% of benchmark. Businesses with values of $5 million or more typically do not have a published… Read More »Asking Price vs Actual Purchase Price