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Top Mistakes When Selling A Business, Part 3: Overvaluing Your Business

In this series of articles, we are going over the top mistakes business owners make when considering selling their business (make sure to read Part 1 and Part 2 if you haven’t done so). Whether you are seeking to generate finances for another business venture or are simply looking forward to retire, you should plan […]

Deadly Mistake 2: Lack of Preparation, Aberdeen Advisors M&A Blog

Top Mistakes When Selling A Business, Part 2: Lack of Preparation

In this series of articles, we are going through the top mistakes owners make when they decide to sell their business (in case you didn’t read it, check out Part 1 here). As an owner, selling your business is arguably the most important decision you can ever make. When it comes to exiting your business, […]

One mistake when selling a business is being the key employee.

Top Mistakes When Selling A Business, Part 1: Being the Key Employee

In this series of articles, we will go over the top mistakes business owners make when they decide to sell their business. No matter how valuable your business is, selling it can be surprisingly difficult. Exiting your company for the highest price and within a reasonable period can be tough. Many varying financial and economic […]


What is Seller Financing?

When selling your business, offers will come in many different shapes and sizes. In addition to differences in value, the structure from deal to deal can vary significantly. In most cases sellers are enticed by all cash transactions, but that option is not always in the offering. There are plenty of machinations that will come […]


Common Questions You May Have When Selling Your Company

If selling your business has been on your mind, it’s likely that you have many questions about the process, the timeline, deal structure, future commitments and more. Below we try to tackle some of the most common questions that potential sellers might have as they prepare to sell their companies. · How long will the […]


Florida M&A Acvitity Update

M&A activity in the state of Florida has been surging recently. Over the past three months (October through December 2016) 118 deals involving Florida-based target companies have been announced or closed.  The acquisitions have encompassed a variety of industries from healthcare and technology to hospitality and manufacturing, With the new administration set to take office […]


Florida Businesses – Why does EBITDA matter?

Whether your business is based here in Florida or elsewhere in the U.S., in most instances, buyers derive their value based on a multiple of the company’s earnings before Interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization or “EBITDA” as the parlance goes. While EBITDA may be a word that gets tossed around commonly in the M&A community […]


Sell Your Business and Retire – Yahoo! Finance

Ready to sell you business and retire? From picking a successor to finding the right buyer you’ve got some big issues to consider. Sharon Epperson walks you through the steps that will leave your business in good hands so you can Retire Well.