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Articles tagged: M&A

Seller financing a business

Seller Financing When Selling A Business

Seller financing a business is an often necessary way to tap more buyers, increase sale price and ease capital gains taxes. Here’s how to get the best deal.

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The 4 Acquisition Financing Structures That Buyers (and Sellers!) Must Know

When buying a business, buyers may use any 4 acquisition financing structures: cash purchase, third-party funding, seller financing, and stock swaps.

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How to Find the Right Business Buyer for Your Company

What kind of business buyer should you approach to sell your business? Find out where to meet financial, strategic, and operator buyers.

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due diligence before buying a business

How to Conduct Due Diligence Before Buying a Business

The process of due diligence before buying a business includes legal, financial and operational considerations. Know what to look for and get ahead of the game.

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Purchase Agreements, Positive Covenants, and Restrictive Covenants in M&A Transactions

Positive covenants and restrictive covenants in a Purchase Agreement protect the value of the Company for the Buyer but may be overlooked.

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6 Tips for Successfully Pursuing an Acquisition

One of the primary methods small business owners use to accelerate their growth is acquiring all or part of another company. In 2022 alone, more than 18,000 acquisitions were announced […]

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Maximizing the Value of a Company’s Intangible Assets

Maximizing the Value of a Company’s Intangible Assets

A company’s intangible assets can be successfully marketed, independent of tangible assets, when a business is for sale, attracting both strategic and financial buyers

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Letter of Intent: The First Step Toward Purchase

The letter of intent to purchase or acquire a business is the first step in the M&A process. As a seller, these are the terms to look for in an LOI.

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Strategic vs. Financial Buyers Distinctive Ways of Acquiring Businesses

Strategic vs. Financial Buyers: Distinctive Ways of Acquiring Businesses

As a business owner who is considering selling their business, you should take time to carefully understand the types of buyers, whether they are strategic or financial, in order to get the best outcome.

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‘Housekeeping’ Tips to Consider In Order to Maximize Business Value Before You Sell

‘Housekeeping’ Tips to Consider In Order to Maximize Business Value Before You Sell

Are you considering selling your business? Here are some tips to help maximize business value. Find out the questions you should be asking about your business and how you can minimize risk.

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