New Year’s Resolutions for 2018

Thoughts for 2018 We at Sunbelt Business Advisors hope you experienced an increase in your business in 2017 and have high hopes for 2018.   As business owners, the beginning of the year is a time to set new goals….

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Selecting a Business Broker or M&A Advisor – Be Careful and Involve Your Advisors

Over the years we’ve seen instances where business owners have been told to pay large retainers in order to prepare their business for sale.  We’re talking about $20,000, $25,000 and recently $40,000! The opportunity to pay this retainer fee comes…

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Critical Buyer Issues

When looking for a business to buy we find there are a number of issues that need to be addressed and faced during the process.  Buying a business isn’t easy, nor should it be.  Determining the right business, at the…

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Announcing the Sale of Dayton Xenia Auto and Recycling and Riverside Auto

On Friday, September 8 the ownership of Dayton Xenia Auto and Recycling and Riverside Auto was transferred to Renascent Salvage Holdings LLC.  The previous owners, Dan Schaffeld, Tim Caldwell and JR Ellison will work with the new owner to provide…

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Planning Your Exit On Your Terms – A Comprehensive Valuation Begins the Process

Many of our clients have prepared themselves and their businesses to be successfully marketed for sale.  The results proved the preparation to be worth the time and effort.  Unfortunately, we too often see business owners after they’ve already made up…

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Transferability is the Key to a Successful Purchase

There are many questions to be answered by  a prospective buyer when considering the purchase of a business, a few of the most important being:   Is it a good fit for their interests and skills? Does it generate enough…

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When is the Right Time to Exit?

A question I get asked often in speaking with company owners is “When is the right time to sell my business?” There is a great deal of emotion that goes into selling a business. In terms of stress, it can…

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Steps in Buying a Business – Part 1

The purchase of a business is one of the most important and risky transactions a person can go through. There are many steps that a prospective buyer must go through for the transaction to be successful.  Anyone who has done…

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Achieving Our Mission by Assisting Our Clients in Reaching Their Goals

Since the opening of our business 10+ years ago our mission has remained the same – To achieve our firm’s goals by assisting our clients in achieving theirs.  For the Seller this is maximizing their investment of time, energy and…

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NDA Documents – They’re Important

If you respond to one of our listings, be prepared to complete all the documents we send to you. When we send out our Non-Disclosure documents to folks who inquire about one of our listings I’m always amazed by how many…

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