Buying a Business


Healthcare Businesses & Nashville We love to help people buy and sell businesses. And each industry has its own unique factors that make it appealing both to business owners and to consumers. This month we’re focusing on the healthcare industry. We’ve been very fortunate to broker several healthcare sales in the past […]

Buying & Selling a Business in Tennessee: Spotlight on Healthcare


How to Sell an Auto Repair Shop
#108359731 / gettyimages.com Auto Repair Shops We love to help people buy and sell businesses. And each industry has its own unique factors that make it appealing both to business owners and to consumers. This month we’re focusing on auto repair shops. We’ve been very fortunate to broker several auto repair shops sales […]

Buying & Selling a Business in Tennessee: Spotlight on Auto ...


What Price is the Right Price to buy a Small Business If you decide you want to buy a business you need to prepare yourself for the rather inconsistent pricing methodologies used for setting the asking prices for small businesses. You shouldn’t confuse the asking price with the value of […]

Buying, Selling and Managing a Small Business



When companies are considering acquiring another company, they do extensive due diligence. They analyze balance sheets, income statements, debt history, customer lists, physical assets and equipment, the product and/or service offerings, etc. This is done to make sure that the buyer knows what they are buying. However, there is another […]

Beyond Financial Due Diligence


The first step to buying your own business is to make sure it is the right move for you and your family. Owning one’s own business is still very much “the great American dream,” but it’s not for everybody. Here are some questions that you should ask yourself before taking […]

Thinking About Buying A Business ?


VERY CONFIDENTIAL TRANSACTION Seller’s biggest fear is that their employees, customers or suppliers might discover that their business is for sale. Public knowledge of a pending transaction would have a devastating effect on the ongoing operation of the business. Buyer must agree to a confidentiality agreement Buyer must indicate financial […]

6 Characteristics in the Sale of a “Privately Owned Business”



Whether you are ready to purchase a business now or are considering it in the next few years, speaking to a qualified business broker is one of the first steps you are going to want to take. You will be better prepared to move forward whether you use a broker […]

Thinking of buying a business ? Meet with a ...


Surveys have shown that a seller who asks for all cash, receives on average only 70 percent of his or her asking price, while sellers who accept terms receive on average 86 percent of their asking price. That’s a difference of 16 percent! In many cases, businesses that are listed for all […]

Why Seller Financing Is So Important In The Sale Of ...


  I received this letter today from one of the many firms we are in contact with, who are interested in buying existing businesses.  The letter  is very typical of requests we receive weekly.   Hi Bill,  I am optimistic we will see more activity this year as owners who […]

One Request to Buy an Existing Business