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MONTHLY UPDATE – MAY 2020

  eNewsletter May 2020 Featured Clients this issue: **Details of each client below article   – Highly Profitable Telecom Construction Company #0820 NEW – Contract Research and Testing Services #1120 – Relocatable B2B Value-Added Distributor #1919   Back to the Future Now that we have been living with COVID-19 and its social and economic ramifications for approximately two months, it appears that we, as an economy, are starting to adjust and get back to business, albeit, somewhat differently.  For those of you who lost a loved one or friend, we extend our condolences and understand that the health danger is not

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MONTHLY UPDATE – APRIL 2020

    eNewsletter April 2020     Featured Clients this issue: **Details of each client below article   – Wholesale Importer/Distributor #0120 – Niche Commercial Construction Contractor #0319 – Two Exceptional Building Centers in Rural Colorado #1719/1819   Selling a Business During the COVID-19 Disruption             Although I have been selling businesses in Colorado for over thirty years, and have seen many disruptions of the business cycle caused by events such as war, bubbles, and recessions of various magnitudes, the current economic environment has characteristics that are different than the others.  Prior to the mandatory stay at home order from Colorado’s

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MONTHLY UPDATE – MARCH 2020

    eNewsletter March 2020     Featured Clients this issue: **Details of each client below article   – Recurring Revenue – Servicing Restaurant Equipment #0620 – Full-Service Auto Repair Business #520 – High Recurring Income Fitness Gym, Semi-Absentee #1619      Transaction Metrics As a member of several M&A industry associations, our firm receives a fair amount of industry information relating to transaction data.  This month’s article, which was compiled by Scott Densmore, one of our experienced Brokers, highlights some of the 2019 Q4 information, as reported in the Fourth Quarter 2019 Market Pulse Survey. Below are two significant

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Monthly Update – February 2020

        eNewsletter February 2020 Featured Clients this issue: **Details of each client below article   – Commercial Vehicle Maintenance and Repair #1718 – Profitable CBD National Operation #519 – Highly Profitable Fitness Center, Semi-Absentee Owner #318   When is the Best Time to Sell Your Business?   My team members and I are often asked that question. With the understanding that the only person that can answer the question is you because of your unique situation, there are some factors that can align to increase the value and marketability of your business. These factors include: When the

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Monthly Update – January 2020

          eNewsletter January 2020 Featured Clients this issue: **Details of each client below article   – Steel Fabrication Business #2019 – Top Rated Fitness Franchise in Great Location #619 – Full-Service Provider of Electronic Systems #1118   Positioning Your Business For Sale   In order to maximize the value of your business, it is important to start planning for the sale three to five years in advance, but it is never too early to start the process. Below are several items that will make your business more attractive to the market. Financial Information – Timely accurate

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Monthly Update – December 2019

      eNewsletterDecember 2019 Featured Clients this issue:**Details of each client below article – Online Virtual Radon Training Business #2119– High Recurring Income Fitness Gym, Semi-Absentee #1619– Niche Auto Repair  #819  State of the Business Transfer Market The other day, I was on a conference call with a potential seller and his accountant. Near the front end of the call, the potential seller indicated that he was nearing retirement, getting tired, and wanted to sell his business, but only if market conditions are right. A variation of this conversation is part of virtually every discussion that we have with our prospective clients. In

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Monthly Update – November 2019

eNewsletter November 2019 Featured Clients this issue: **Details of each client below article – B2B Specialty Equipment Service Business #1919 – Two Exceptional Home Building Centers in Rural Colorado #1719/1819 –  Landscape, Irrigation, and Erosion Control Business  #2118 Proactive Tax and Transition Planning   Most businesses have a calendar year end. With that in mind, it is time for business owners to sit down with their tax advisors and plan to manage their business and personal taxes for 2019, if they have not already done so. Although no one likes to pay taxes, if you are planning to sell your business within

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Monthly Update – October 2019

eNewsletter October 2019 Featured Clients this issue: **Details of each client below article – Recreational Facility Construction Contractor #319 – Sports Pub with Real Estate #1318 – Steel Fabrication #419 It is a bit cooler and the leaves are turning, indicating that Fall has arrived.  Even without those telltale signs, the increased level of acquisition activity at our office would let us know that we have changed seasons, as we are seeing multiple buyers submitting proposals to acquire our clients. On a somewhat different note, last week, I attended a three hour presentation from an economist, who despite the current political

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Monthly Update – September 2019

eNewsletter September 2019 Featured Clients this issue: **Details of each client below article – Well-Established Property Management Firm #1419 – High Recurring Income Fitness Franchise #1619 – B2B Service Business #2018 The Timing of Selling A Business   With the advent of Labor Day and the end of the summer vacation season, we typically see an increase in buyer activity as people and businesses focus on completing transactions before the end of the year. Many business owner’s underestimate the time that it may take to sell a business. This month’s featured article addresses the process and the amount of time that

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