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With the multitude of factors that come into play when deciding the appropriate time to inform your employees that your business is for sale, I do not offer a standard or general answer. When sellers consult me as to my opinion on when it is the right time, I like to review the major issues that will affect the decision.
Due diligence definition and checklist with services for buying and selling small to mid-sized businesses. A check list is important for legal and accounting due-diligence. By Peter Siegel, MBA View All Peter Siegel, MBA Blog Posts
Selling your business is not like selling residential or commercial real estate. Business broker D. Joe Atchison, Business Broker, CBI, CBB, CPA, MBA covers with our readers the differences in selling a small business vs. real estate, and valuations of small businesses. By D. Joe Atchison, CBI View All D. Joe Atchison, CBI Blog Posts
Welcome to the supercharged new version of BizBen! Please take a few moments to scroll (stroll) through its easy navigation aids, so you can become familiar with the fresh look and feel of our site, and discover the new tools we've created to help you find and use the information and ideas that can help buy and sell California businesses. By Peter Siegel, MBA View All Peter Siegel, MBA Blog Posts
Although fairly new on the business scene, the quick copy business has grown rapidly into a desirable alternative for buyers wanting a profitable enterprise, not too difficult to learn. But there is some special knowledge a prospective purchaser should have in order to conduct an intelligent search for a quick printing business for sale. By Peter Siegel, MBA View All Peter Siegel, MBA Blog Posts
While the number of small and mid-sized business opportunity sales in California last month (1,163) lagged behind the March 2009 total (1356), it's encouraging to notice that this year's figure is ahead of the count for the first quarter of last year. Month to date sales in the state currently stand at 3,239 vs. 3,180 deals closed through March of 2009. By Peter Siegel, MBA View All Peter Siegel, MBA Blog Posts
Once again--for the third time--the SBA is offering incentives to encourage loans under its 7(a) and 504 programs, so entrepreneurs will have the funds needed for the expansion and purchase of small businesses. By Peter Siegel, MBA View All Peter Siegel, MBA Blog Posts
Smart entrepreneurs planning to buy businesses know to focus on industries with promising futures. And with the economic and social landscape changing, making the right choice is particularly important. Six recommendations about business sectors correctly positioned for success are offered here. By Peter Siegel, MBA View All Peter Siegel, MBA Blog Posts
A 24% increase in the number of small business opportunity sales last month compared to January of 2009 is a hopeful sign of improvement in the California market. There were 1,024 completed transactions in January. By Peter Siegel, MBA View All Peter Siegel, MBA Blog Posts