Richard Roberts

U.S. Business for Sale Transactions Bouncing Back

The BizBuySell Quarterly Insight Report shows a 14% increase in 2021 against COVID-19 fallout, hiring challenges and supply chain disruptions. They say after modest gains to start the year, transaction accelerated 28% in the fourth quarter, eclipsing the pre-pandemic levels of Q4 2019. The inventory of quality businesses for sale is not adequate to meet …

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How long should it take to sell my business?

Average Selling Price / Days on the Market – Statistics Regarding Selling a Business – If you’re a business owner considering selling your business, it’s helpful to know some basic statistics regarding averages for selling a business. The following information was gleaned utilizing data from a Pratt’s Stats database, based on transactions of private companies by private …

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SBA Waives Application Fees

A bright spot during the Covid-19 pandemic has been the tremendous support SBA has shown small businesses.  The SBA currently is waiving the SBA guarantee fee on loans up to the end of September.  This is a huge bonus for those entrepreneurs looking to purchase, refinance, or expand their business.  Typically a SBA guarantee fee can …

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What Do Business Buyers Look for When Buying a Business?

If you are thinking about selling your business, first put yourself in the shoes of a buyer. Here are a few things that might be important to you as a buyer: A buyer will want to be sure that what they are investing in will grow and blossom with their help or at the very …

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