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Business Valuation and Acquisition Due Diligence

Whether you plan to sell an existing business or purchase one, it's critically important to make sure your sell price or investment is justified and the process you are about to engage in results in a rewarding experience.  Too often people cheat the due diligence process.  Our team can help you dig deep into the company to understand past performance, present state, and future potential.  

From either side of the purchase and sale equation - both parties need to be prepared in order to maximize the benefits.  We can assist with your sale or purchase by partnering with you in developing a due diligence checklist required for your individual situation.  We help you prepare and understand such items as:

    •   Business valuation
    •   Financial performance
    •   Future growth rates
    •   Inventory and asset valuation
    •   Capital spending
    •   Employee information
    •   Intellectual property
    •   Contractual agreements
    •   Supply chain management
    •   Threats and opportunities
    •   Purchase price allocation
    •   Business reputation.....and more.....

If you're a Seller, you need to present your business in a manner that makes it easy for both the buyer and the banker to understand. Most business brokers fall well short of servicing their client in this area.  Simply "listing" the business in the MLS is just a small part of the overall service equation.  Gathering important information for a potential buyer requires more than package of loose tax returns, missing pages, and a few hand written notes. You've worked hard to build your business and you deserve to have your company marketed and presented in a professional manner so to maximize your return.  We can help with doing just that.

If you're a Buyer, you owe it yourself to partner with professionals who have no ulterior motive other than to see you get complete satisfaction from acquiring your dream.  We work with you every step of the way to make sure you've crossed all the T's and dotted all the I's.  You don't have to "go it alone".  We help turn over all the stones to ensure you understand your acquisition and are fully equipped to manage things from day one. We'll even be there after the sale as well - if you need us.

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