Here are answers to some questions we are often asked. Everyone’s situation, whether related to business brokerage or CPA services, is unique. The best way to find out whether or not our services are a good fit for you is to call or submit a contact request to discuss your particular situation.
Due to our experience, we know a number of lenders, attorneys, environmental engineers and other specialists that can assist you through every step of the process.
We not only represent you as your broker, we also have numerous resources to draw from should the need arise for additional assistance.
There is no standard answer. We cannot predict buyer behavior.
It can take as little as three months to as long as eighteen to twenty four months. However, most businesses are sold within twelve months.
The value depends on a lot of variables, the most important being Seller’s Discretionary Earnings, or SDE. SDE involves recasting your Profit & Loss Statement to reflect the owner benefit the shareholders, owners or members receive from the business. We provide consulting services to help determine the potential sales price of your business.
This article may helpful in determining the value of your business: Determine The Value Of Your Business
Although we can’t guarantee your employees won’t find out, we do take steps to prevent disclosure. We always require a prospect to sign a Buyer Confidentiality Agreement before we release information about your business.
We work with you to make sure we only use email addresses and phone numbers to contact you that you have approved. We educate buyer prospects on the necessity to maintain the confidential nature of the process.
Greg has been a CPA for over thirty years and his experience as a CPA in public practice and a former financial executive in private industry has been invaluable. He enjoys both aspects of his practice.
He is a project-based CPA and schedules his time so he can perform engagements as a CPA and forensic accountant and still devote a substantial amount of time to business brokerage activity.