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Why Entrepreneurs Are Selling Too Cheaply - Forbes

Why Entrepreneurs Are Selling Too Cheaply - Forbes | Sell Your Business | Scoop.it
“Entrepreneurs may be missing out on value when they sell because they reject certain types of exit strategy”
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How To Tell What Patents Are Worth

How To Tell What Patents Are Worth | Sell Your Business | Scoop.it
This article is by Joseph G. Hadzima, Jr., a senior lecturer at the MIT Sloan School of Management and the Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship.
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An ESOP could be an alternative exit strategy for business owners - The Denver Post

An ESOP could be an alternative exit strategy for business owners - The Denver Post | Sell Your Business | Scoop.it
“When an employee stock ownership plan becomes a viable exit strategy, a business owner must plan carefully to maximize value and maintain high fiduciary s”
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22 Mistakes Made By Sellers In Mergers And Acquisitions

22 Mistakes Made By Sellers In Mergers And Acquisitions | Sell Your Business | Scoop.it
Selling a company can be a very time-consuming, complicated process. Here’s a list of common mistakes private companies often make when attempting to sell themselves.
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Are you Seller Ready??? M&A Advisors and Wealth Managers – Key to A Successful and Fruitful Exit

Are you Seller Ready???   M&A Advisors and Wealth Managers – Key to A Successful and Fruitful Exit | Sell Your Business | Scoop.it
Why you need M&A advisors and wealth managers on your team when it comes time to sell your business and exit? Here is one huge reason.
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Finding the best buyer - Vernon Morning Star

Finding the best buyer - Vernon Morning Star | Sell Your Business | Scoop.it
Finding the best buyer
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If you're considering selling your business, it's important to find the right buyer. But who exactly is this so-called right buyer?
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Consumer Products M&A - What Do Strategic Acquirers Look For? - Forbes

Consumer Products M&A - What Do Strategic Acquirers Look For? - Forbes | Sell Your Business | Scoop.it
Consumer Products M&A - What Do Strategic Acquirers Look For?
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Can someone show me the way out? - Franchising

Can someone show me the way out? - Franchising | Sell Your Business | Scoop.it
Can someone show me the way out?
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Peter Drucker's “start with the end in mind” has been tossed around countless times and yet, most business owners don't have a have a clear plan for their exit.
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Real Business - How to sell a business for maximum value and minimum stress

Real Business - How to sell a business for maximum value and minimum stress | Sell Your Business | Scoop.it
The economy is finally recovering with GDP increasing by 0.8 per cent in 2013 Q3. This suggests for the first time in five years that growth will go over two per cent, enabling the Treasury to secure much needed tax revenues.
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Selling A Small Business: What You Need To Know ~ Tech News 24h

Selling A Small Business: What You Need To Know ~ Tech News 24h | Sell Your Business | Scoop.it
Most buyers of small businesses will be interested in the everyday operations and what is behind the sale. When a small business comes up with an exit strategy, it should contain information about why the business is being ...
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Mergers & Acquisitions: Thinking About Selling – Part II: Working Through the Emotions

Mergers & Acquisitions: Thinking About Selling – Part II: Working Through the Emotions | Sell Your Business | Scoop.it
“Dr. Earl R. Smith II Managing Partner, Growthers ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Most founders think that the process of selling their company is the most difficult - but that is not the principal reason that companies do not transact.”
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Working thru Sellers Remorse
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Private Equity Activity – Add-Ons

Private Equity Activity – Add-Ons | Sell Your Business | Scoop.it
Private equity firms are aggressively pursuing add-on acquisition opportunities, which most middle-market business aren't aware of and should be if they are looking to sell.
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How Acquisitions Add Value Before a Sale

How Acquisitions Add Value Before a Sale | Sell Your Business | Scoop.it
Savvy CEOs will prepare for an exit well in advance, aligning time of the sale with their operational peak to maximize value.
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22 Mistakes Made By Sellers In Mergers And Acquisitions

22 Mistakes Made By Sellers In Mergers And Acquisitions | Sell Your Business | Scoop.it
Selling a company can be a very time-consuming, complicated process. Here’s a list of common mistakes private companies often make when attempting to sell themselves.
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The Downside of M&A Market Timing

The Downside of M&A Market Timing | Sell Your Business | Scoop.it
You may think you've got a handle on M&A market timing, but what happens if you don't?
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The Effect of Supply and Demand on M&A
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Errors To Avoid When Selling Your Company

Errors To Avoid When Selling Your Company | Sell Your Business | Scoop.it
We review 10 errors to want to avoid when selling your business. Plus, we look at how a specific three will cost you.
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Know Value Before Going to Market
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U.S. Manufacturing and M&A

U.S. Manufacturing and M&A | Sell Your Business | Scoop.it
Manufacturing business owners, hear this: M&A activity in manufacturing is at its highest level since before the 2008 financial crisis.
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It's Faster, Cheaper, Smarter...
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Value of a Business Plan (When Selling Your Business) | ExitPromise

Value of a Business Plan (When Selling Your Business) | ExitPromise | Sell Your Business | Scoop.it
A business plan is critical to the success of any business. And, if the plan is frequently reviewed and updated, it becomes increasingly valuable over time.
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A good business plan is essential for managing a business effectively and will enable the owner to better grow the value of the business over time.

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Should You Buy Assets Or Stock When Buying A Business? | BizBen.com

Should You Buy Assets Or Stock When Buying A Business? | BizBen.com | Sell Your Business | Scoop.it
Many times when buying a business there are reasons why buying stock or buying assets is the better business decision. Ron Hottes, LA Area business broker explores the advantages and disadvantages from a business buyer's perspective.

Via Skip Boykin
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Selling a Business? Entrepreneurs Say You Need To Know This - MainStreet

Selling a Business? Entrepreneurs Say You Need To Know This - MainStreet | Sell Your Business | Scoop.it
Selling a Business? Entrepreneurs Say You Need To Know This
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NEW YORK (MainStreet) — When large companies sell off portions of their business operations, the financial world takes notice.
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Exit Strategies Under Current Conditions – Part 3

Exit Strategies Under Current Conditions – Part 3 | Sell Your Business | Scoop.it
“Exit strategy results are defined by factors well beyond the 'value of your company'. The merger and acquisition market for instance is constantly in flux. Selling into the wrong conditions can cost you millions.”
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Time to Plan Exit Strategy | M&A Law Blog

Time to Plan Exit Strategy | M&A Law Blog | Sell Your Business | Scoop.it
Many former business owners will tell you that they started to contemplate selling their business only one year before, if at all.
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Time to plan an exit strategy - Lexology (registration)

Time to plan an exit strategy - Lexology (registration) | Sell Your Business | Scoop.it
Time to plan an exit strategy
Lexology (registration)
Many former business owners will tell you that they started to contemplate selling their business only one year before, if at all.
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Startups Should Prepare Early for Exit

Startups Should Prepare Early for Exit | Sell Your Business | Scoop.it
Lots of entrepreneurs dream of their exit. Grant Thornton's Andrew Morgan says start planning for that day.
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