Posts Tagged ‘Selling’

How Long Will It Take to Sell My Business?

Monday, April 22nd, 2019

How To Sell My Business Fast There are many factors that influence how long your business is on the market. Some factors cannot be controlled, such as the current market condition. However, there are many factors that the seller has control of: Asking price in relation to profit Transparency of the financial information Diversification of…

Is Selling A Business Like Selling My House?

Monday, April 22nd, 2019

The short answer is no. Business owners are often looking to sell their business in the shortest amount of time possible. The sale of businesses is often compared to real estate sales and the expectation is often that the business will sell within a 30-60 day time frame. This is not an accurate comparison or…

More Offers Means More Money for YOU!

Monday, April 8th, 2019

It can be quite flattering when a Private Equity Group, or a client of your CPA or attorney makes an offer to buy your business. However, by accepting their offer, you are potentially missing out on many more offers that could drive up your selling price.   Here is What You Need to Do: Take…

How Gateway Brokers Screen Potential Buyers

Friday, December 9th, 2016

No one wants to waste time with “tire kickers.” At Gateway Mergers & Acquisitions, we screen potential business buyers. We make sure they have the right skill set and financial capabilities to acquire your business. Your business’ identity and summary financial information will remain strictly confidential until buyers have passed through the screening process and…

Increasing the Value of your Business

Monday, April 18th, 2016

Recently, we discussed developing an exit strategy for your business. (If you did not get a chance to read that article, click here.) Now that you have begun reflecting on how you want to exit your business on your terms: how can you get the most value for your business when you do implement your…

Seller FAQs: Time

Monday, March 14th, 2016

  Business owners are often looking to sell their business in the shortest amount of time possible. Because the sale of businesses is often compared to real estate sales, the expectation is often that the business will sell within a 30-60 day time frame. This is not an accurate expectation, and thus, it can take…

Building a Winning Team

Monday, March 7th, 2016

As a Business Owner, you are a problem solver, a negotiator, and an expert on your business. Therefore, it would be reasonable to assume that you would be more than capable of handling the sale of your business. After all, it’s just like selling a house right? No Way! Selling your business is NOT the…