How to Determine the Value of a Small Business for Sale in Colorado

If you have a small business for sale in Colorado, now or in the future, you need to know what your business is worth. While there are some basic steps to follow, all business valuations are unique. Adding up capital assets isn’t a business valuation. A buyer isn’t interested in selling your assets, rather it is the cash flow that … Read More

What’s Wrong With This Business?

I am thankful to be among our industry’s most successful Business Brokers and one key to my success in unlocking the highest value for my clients is addressing buyer concerns. Successful brokers can anticipate and provide accurate answers to questions posed by serious prospective buyers. Uncovering the facts is part and parcel of our profession and because most buyers are … Read More

The Tax Implications of Selling a Business Explained

When a business is sold to an individual, both the seller and buyer will have tax implications. If you’re thinking of buying or selling a business in the near future, keep these tax considerations in mind. You’ll need to look at the structure of the company to decide the best way to proceed. Generally, the seller is focused on increasing … Read More

What is an Asset Sale versus a Stock Sale?

If you’re thinking of buying or selling a business, you may be wondering about the difference between an asset or a stock sale. Determining the type of sale for selling your business is extremely important. An asset sale purchases a specific detailed list of business assets and liabilities. A stock sale requires buying the owners’ share of stock in the … Read More

Why is Working Capital Important in a Business Sale Transaction?

The calculation of working capital requirements can be a little cumbersome, and as such it’s a topic that many business owners have a problem grasping. Working capital is the “blood” of a business and measures liquidity to indicate the company’s short-term health. It is the cash that the business must have on hand to pay its current liabilities. These include … Read More

A Storm Warning: Preparing Your Business for Sale in Advance of the Seller Tsunami

Unlike an unexpected earthquake which produces a devastating Tsunami without warning, the Seller Tsunami is one that we have advanced warning for. What does it mean for business owners planning their exit to sell their business? Quite simply the Seller Tsunami refers to the large number of Baby Boomer-owned businesses which will be sold in the coming years. The Baby Boomer … Read More

How to Begin Planning for Life After the Sale of Your Business

Business owners, like most people, generally do not have a written plan for their future. They under-plan their personal affairs even more egregiously than their business affairs at a time where planning is becoming more important than ever.  Planning your exit begins with planning for your future life after the sale of your business. The following are some tips for … Read More

Why Credentials Matter When Working with a Business Broker in Colorado

When it comes time to How to Sell a Business  and getting into the very process of it, most business owners will eventually turn their attention to the internet to locate a business broker or business intermediary. They will undoubtedly discover that there are scores to choose from. All tout their experience, past success, and promise to get the highest … Read More