Business has been good for your private practice for the past few years, but now you feel it’s time to sell it and move on to other profitable ventures. The only hurdle is that finding a buyer is not as easy as it seems. No matter how lucrative your practice is, you need to attract serious potential buyers to have any chance of selling it for top dollar. Fortunately, we have great ideas to make it work. Please read on to find out more.
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Topics: Buyers Sellers Selling a Business
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Whether you’re ready to retire, make a career change, or downsize your responsibilities from owner to employee, now may be the time to ready your practice for market. Irrespective of the reason for selling your business, the goal is that you sell it for the highest profit. When selling a home, you repair damages and boost its curb appeal to attract the best buyers and receive the highest offers. Below are the steps you should take to make your business show-ready for a sale.
Topics: Business Owners Sellers Selling a Business
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Selling a business is a big decision that shouldn’t be taken for granted. Once the sale is made, you must go through a phase known as the transition period (or the handover period). During this period, you, as the existing owner, will remain with the business for a specific timeframe to help the new owner take control of it.
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Starting a business is exciting. Running a business is rewarding. But what about exiting a business? While business owners have a deep knowledge of their business and often reap huge rewards, both on a personal and financial level, most owners do not know what to do when they are ready to retire and/or sell the business. Even more, they do not know what their business is worth. To give you an idea of where to start, let's take a look at one of the most valuable tools at your disposal - your company’s EBITDA.
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If you are in the process of selling or acquiring a small company, you have probably come across the term “Seller's Discretionary Earnings” or SDE. In essence, SDE is the foundation of business valuation for small businesses. It is a crucial concept that enables savvy buyers to gain a deeper understanding of a business’s story.