Due Diligence Tips for Buyers

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This article was originally published on Sunbelt Midwest. Confidentiality This is crucial to securing a successful transaction. Please make sure that you refrain from having any contact with employees, vendors or clients. Doing so could significantly impact the Seller’s business…

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The Buyer/Seller Meeting

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This article was originally published on Sunbelt Midwest.  Once you have narrowed down your top choices for a purchase, you will want to learn more. At this point you understand the business at a high level, and you are serious…

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“After the Winter” 2021 Economic Outlook

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CIBC’s Deputy Chief Economist Robert Tal presents on what 2021 will look like amidst the COVID-19 pandemic and the economic impacts it has had.  Sunbelt’s Key Takeaways * The COVID-19 effect upon the economy is not over but with…

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Latest COVID Relief Creates Historic Opportunity for Business Buyer and Business Sellers

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The business brokerage market currently weighs heavily in favor of business owners seeking to sell their business. There are too few quality businesses for sale to meet buyer demand. Businesses that sold in the 2nd half of 2020 were valued…

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Bloomberg Reports Businesses Selling for 6% Premium Despite Pandemic

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Bloomberg’s recent article reveals surprising data for business owners considering selling: Despite the disruption of Covid-19, it is a seller’s market Restaurants, gyms, and other corona-sensitive businesses have suffered while other sectors have thrived during the pandemic The businesses that are…

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Investment Bankers Say “Sell Your Company Now or Pay At Least Twice As Much In Taxes…”

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Investment bankers keen to win lucrative assignments have a new pitch for U.S. corporate owners: hire us to sell your company now or pay at least twice as much in taxes if Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has his way….

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Why 2020-2021 is the Perfect Time to Sell Your Business

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Business owners are surprisingly predictable when it comes to selling their companies. When revenues are rising and money is cheap; they delay. This can have serious consequences when the market turns. Every business owner will exit their business someday. The decision…

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Sunbelt wants to help you be OPEN FOR BUSINESS

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This article was adapted from Sunbelt Midwest.  Sunbelt wants to help you be open for business. Below are links to resources you may find useful. Strategic buyers remain quite active as they have cash on their balance sheets and want…

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Why Leaving a Business to the Kids Where No One Had Control Forced the Business to Close

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This podcast featuring Peter Coleman originally appeared on BusinessExitStories.com. A cabinet maker that had old world woodworking craftsman skills is encouraged to sell his business by his wife when none of his children wanted to take over. However, he just…

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