In today's high risk environment, "selling" or "holding" is a decision that should be made with both personal and financial considerations in mind. Because it is within the realm of possibility that our current crisis could last for the next five years, the time for your clients to sell may be now if they dont have upwards of a five-year time horizon and capital resources to withstand a potential serious downturn.4/03/2008
During this Volatile Economy how do you, the business owner, diversify/preserve Your investment in Your business?1/25/2006
The best time to sell a business is when performance is on the rise. Unfortunately too many owners wait until sales and profits flatten. Valuation multiples are sharply reduced under such circumstances. In fact, it is quite possible that current year performance has increased over the last year yet the enterprise value is lower. How can this happen?1/25/2006
During the first or second meeting with a perspective Seller we are invariably asked what the proceeds from the sale of their business will be after taxes and transaction expenses (LockeBridge specializes in selling businesses and real estate with valuations between $5M – $100M). A relatively high percentage of our perspective clients are incorporated as “C” Corporations.6/15/2006
This article introduces just a few issues that may make a substantial difference in the value of your Company when it comes time to sell. My objective is to insure that the reader understand that there are several considerations which will impact the entitie’s value and to encourage the perspective Seller to put as much effort into the selling process as they have into their Company’s operations.