Step 1 – Assess
Step 2 – Prepare
Step 3 – Market
Step 4 – Close
Welcome to our Knowledge Base
How Long Does it Take to Sell a Business?
Selling Your Business - Factors to Consider
Selling Your Business: Reasons, Trust, and a Smooth Transition
The Importance of Persistence When Selling a Business
What’s a 'Main Street' vs. a Middle-Market Company?
Why Don’t Some Businesses Sell?
Business Exit Plan & Strategy Checklist - A Complete Guide
Confidential Information Memorandum (CIM) Guide
Crossroads: Deciding to Sell Your Business vs. Doubling Down
M&A Basics: Building a Sellable Business
Preparing Financial Statements When Selling a Business
Business Broker & M&A Advisor Agreements
Business Broker and M&A Advisor Fees - A Guide
04) SDE & EBITDA
Adjusting Financial Statements: A Complete Guide
EBITDA - Definition
SDE or EBITDA to Value a Business?
18 Differences Between Valuing Public and Private Companies
Business Valuation & Return on Investment (ROI)
Business Valuation Guide: Do I need a Valuation?
Business Valuation Methods in a Nutshell
Business Valuation Process
Business Valuation Standards of Value & Fair Market Value
Business Valuation: A List of Factors to Consider
Can You Give me a Quick Opinion of the Value of my Business?
Do Buyers of Businesses Pay for Potential?
Is a Third-Party Business Appraisal Needed to Sell My Business?
The Difference Between an Appraisal and a Valuation
Why is the Range of Possible Values so Wide for a Business?
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Dealing with Investors who Want to Buy Your Business
How Long do Buyers of Businesses Stay in the Market?
M&A Guide | Selling Your Business to a Competitor
M&A Guide | Selling Your Business to Employees
M&A Guide | The 4 Types of Buyers of Businesses
Selling my Business to a Non-US Citizen or Foreigner?
Why do Companies Acquire other Businesses?
07) Marketing & Screening
Additional Ways to Market Your Company for Sale
M&A Basics | Fishing vs. Hunting for Buyers of Your Company
M&A Process | Using Targeted Campaigns to Sell Your Business
Marketing a Small Business for Sale
Process for Screening Buyers When Selling a Business
Selling a Business | How to Screen Individual Buyers
Should We Disclose our Revenue, SDE & EBITDA in Our Ads?
08) Meetings & Confidentiality
M&A Basics | Handling Buyer Meetings
Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) | A Complete Guide for M&A
Strategies for Maintaining Confidentiality
When Should I Send my Financials to a Buyer of my Business?
09) LOI & Negotiating
A Guide to M&A Negotiating Tactics
Earnest Money Deposit | M&A Basics
M&A Basics | The Term Sheet
M&A Negotiating Tactic #1 – Honesty
Negotiating the Letter of Intent
Should I Take my Business Off the Market When I Accept an Offer?
Can I Sell My Business for All Cash?
M&A Seller Financing: A Complete Guide
M&A Seller Financing: Handling a Buyer Default
M&A Seller Financing: Third-Party Loan Servicing
Small Business Acquisition Financing
11) Deal Structure
Allocation of Purchase Price & Taxes When Selling a Business
Earnouts When Selling or Buying a Business | Complete Guide
Escrow Holdbacks in M&A Transactions
How Does Entity Type Affect the Sale of My Business?
M&A Basics | Asset vs. Stock Sale
M&A Basics | Can I Sell Part of My Business?
M&A Non-Compete Agreement | A Complete Guide
Transferring the Lease When Selling or Buying a Business
What Happens to Debt when Selling a Business?
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12) Due Diligence
M&A Due Diligence | Checklist & Overview
M&A Due Diligence Preparation
Quality of Earnings in M&A – The Ultimate Guide
M&A Closing Process | A Complete Guide
M&A Purchase Agreement | A Complete Guide
M&A Reps & Warranties
Preparing Emotionally for the Closing
M&A Post-Closing Technical Aspects
The M&A Training & Transition Period