Having a few large customers is great or is it? What happens when one fails?
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Why use a business broker when buying or selling a business? What makes Anchor the one to use?
Before you make the decision to buy or sell a business, the first step you need to take is to determine its value. Valuation, like beauty, is in the eyes of the beholder. That is because there are many different ways to value a business – along with pretty much anything. […]
We help you live the life you want. By Steve Whitehill In our prior article we discussed different valuation methods. Each of the valuation methods has its strengths and weaknesses. Generally speaking, for main street and lower middle market businesses, we use the valuation based on earnings. While these earnings have […]
By Steve Whitehill Before you make the decision to buy or sell a business, the first step you need to take is to determine its value. Valuation, like beauty, is in the eyes of the beholder. That is because there are many different ways to value a business – along with […]
Normalizing earnings allows one to both compare earning both year over year and against other companies. There are several terms that we use to represent this normalized earnings number. They included SDE (Seller Discretionary Earnings), SDI (Seller Discretionary Income), Adjusted EBITDA, Adjusted Net, or (my favorite) Owner Benefit. While conceptional simple, […]
Repost from BizBySell Many of the analyses and valuation techniques most business appraisers rely on to value small businesses use an analysis of historical financial statements to: Identify potential trends Compare the subject to the industry average Find any required normalization adjustments The question then becomes, how does one appraise or […]
Sellers need to be able to answer a number of basic questions that Buyers will ask in one form or another. Here are some of those questions. Why are you selling your business? You need to be able to provide an honest reason for why you are selling. I find that […]
By: Milton Gene Friedman CPA, MS-Taxation, CFE, CFF, CIRA is the President of Friedman Associates Due Diligence generally consists of representing prospective buyers of privately owned businesses and Professional practices. Clearly, most sellers have every incentive possible to exaggerate the successes of the business that they are trying to sell. Thus, […]