SELLING PRIVATELY HELD BUSINESSES


–SINCE 1982–

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Unlocking Success: The Vital Role of Financial Advisors in Preparing a Business to Sell

It’s that time of year again when business owners start reflecting on the past year while looking to the next, knowing in the back of their mind that they’re yet another year closer to the ultimate goal: transitioning the ownership of their business. Regardless of market conditions, more than half of owners of companies valued […]

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M&A Source Conference Update

The recent M&A Source fall conference in Charlotte, NC was well attended and provided some valuable insights into the current state of M&A. Despite the cost of capital remaining high this past year, activity continues to be healthy, but buyers remain cautious while they persevere in their search for quality businesses that are well prepared

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[Podcast] Looking at Your Business From the Perspective of a Manufacturing Business Broker & Ex-Business Owner

FBB Group’s own Chris Fagnant joins Nana Bonsu on the Build Value By Choice Podcast to discuss making your business more sellable. Chris has unique experience that gives him an expanded understanding of the manufacturing industry as well as the business sellers perspective. He uses this background to help businesses identify and optimize value. So

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What are the Key Differences Between Business Brokers, M&A Advisors, and Investment Bankers?

In the evolving world of business transactions, there remain 3 general types of professionals who play a critical role in facilitating successful transactions: Business Brokers, M&A Advisors (Mergers and Acquisitions Advisors), and Investment Bankers.  While these professionals often work in similar areas, they differ significantly in their roles, expertise, and the types of transactions they

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The Perils of Overpricing a Business for Sale in an Uncertain Economy

In an uncertain economy, selling a business can be a challenging endeavor. One critical factor that can significantly impact the sale process is the pricing strategy. Overpricing a business in the hopes of the numbers “catching up” with the asking price may seem tempting, but it can lead to adverse outcomes.  The following are the potential negative

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[Podcast] Business Innovators Interview: Preparing Your Business for Sale w/Rob Amerine

A special thanks to host Mark Imperial and Business Innovators for the interview of our very own President of The FBB Group, Rob Amerine. Watch, listen or read the interview transcript as Mark and Rob discuss some outstanding insights for business owners. Podcast Transcript Mark’s Introduction: This segment is all about preparing your business for

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Why Accurate Financial Reporting Is Even More Vital in Today’s Market?

The recent bank collapses have triggered large waves of additional uncertainty throughout our economy, already weakened by increasing inflation and interest rates. While our firm represents primarily lower middle market, privately held businesses, these unexpected shifts in the banking system have had direct impacts on the sale of businesses regardless of the size. Yet, even

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