Yearly Archives: 2013

05 Dec

12 Questions to Ask When Hiring an M&A Lawyer

As you begin your next transaction — whether you’re making an acquisition or exiting a portfolio company — it is critical to engage a seasoned M&A lawyer. While you may already have an attorney represent you in other affairs, the process of purchasing or selling a business is completely different. As a result, we have

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05 Dec

14 Karats of Knowledge for Preparing Your Business for Sale

Selling your business is no stroll in the park. You’ll need the right motivation, a ready mindset, and something attractive to sell. So, a key factor to a successful sale is preparation. The more effort you spend preparing your company for an eventual sale, and understanding the factors that make a business sellable, the more

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21 Nov

Are You an Entrepreneur When You Own a Franchise?

There is an increase in recent years of people working for themselves rather than for someone else. The economic recession is partly responsible for this as many people have lost their jobs. With some money saved, the unemployed have become entrepreneurs. They are now their own bosses. They may have bought an existing business, started

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08 Nov

Closed Business Deals are up 41% since last year!!!

About the Insight Reports The BizBuySell Insight Report is a nationally-recognized economic indicator that tracks the health of the U.S. small business economy. Each quarter, BizBuySell analyzes sales and listing prices of small businesses across the United States based on approximately 40,000 businesses for sale and those recently sold. The BizBuySell Insight Reports focus on

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04 Nov

6 Secrets to a Successful Small Business

For approximately three decades, Lynn Barcroft had been working as an orthotist and prosthetist, fitting people with artificial limbs, braces, and other components of treatment plans. As part of her duties, she regularly had to fit women with breast prostheses and bras after mastectomy. This typically required the woman to undergo a deeply private consultation and fitting in a clinical setting

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02 Nov

THE BIG QUESTION

The question that i am asked most frequently is: ” What is the most important thing to do in order to purchase a good business?” Through experience, I realized that there was only one way to buy a good business at a great price. As you navigate your way through the way the maze of

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30 Oct

Joshua Lindsey’s Top 10 reasons to Buy a Business Today

Top 10 Reasons to Buy a Business Today With today’s rising unemployment, there is a corresponding rise in the number of prospective buyers looking for businesses for sale. Most people dream of owning their own business, being the boss, setting the rules, controlling their lives, and earning for themselves. Starting a business can be difficult.

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24 Jun

NOTHING BETTER THAN A GREAT DEAL MAKER!!!

I had the privileged of spending the weekend in Garden City Utah next to Bear Lake. What an incredible place to literally just slow down, with no grocery store, and no stop lights, its a nice change of pace. My family and I were up there to spend some time on the lake but to

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