Advising buyers and sellers of entrepreneurial companies

At Decision Associates M&A, our approach to business acquisitions and sales transactions is grounded in deep experience across several industries.

Our managing partners, B.J. Lechner and Don Moore, know the selling point for each industry, have the research tools how to find the right buyers and sellers and can evaluate each buyer’s or seller’s value proposition.

Whether you are considering selling or buying a business, Decision Associates M&A helps you assess your opportunities and understand your options. In turn, our mergers and acquisitions experts work closely with you to:

  • Conduct a transaction assessment
  • Prepare the owner for the transaction
  • Develop a market and transaction strategy
  • Research, identify and prioritize buyers or sellers
  • Navigate the business sale process
  • Secure and sustain deal momentum

Decision Associates M&A advise all types of buyers and sellers of entrepreneurial companies, including single owner, partnerships and large family businesses. We provide counsel with all the aspects of merger and acquisitions, including:

Selling Your Business To Your Children
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Selling Your Business To Your Children

If you are considering selling your business to your children, Decision Associates M&A has the experience to lead a successful transition for you.

Selling Your Business To Your Employees
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Selling Your Business To Your Employees

Decision Associates M&A knows that selling your business to your employees may be a very viable option to consider.

Selling Your Business To Your Partner
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Selling Your Business To Your Partner

Decision Associates M&A knows that selling your business to your partner requires a well-defined process.

What Business Buyers Really Want
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What Business Buyers Really Want

Decision Associates M&A knows what business buyers really want, including strong EBITDA, management talent, proprietary product and diverse customers.

Timing The Sale Of Your Business
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Timing The Sale Of Your Business

At Decision Associates M&A, we recommend that you consider three essential elements in timing the sale of your business.

What You Need To Ask When Selling Your Business
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What You Need To Ask When Selling Your Business

If you are thinking about selling your business, Decision Associates M&A recommends that you ask yourself several critical questions.

Assessing Your Readiness To Sell Your Business
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Assessing Your Readiness To Sell Your Business

Using our experience from selling businesses since 2008, we’ve summarized below the key characteristics that buyers evaluate closely.

How To Increase The Price You Get For Your Business
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How To Increase The Price You Get For Your Business

Decision Associates M&A can show you how to increase your multiple and the price your get for your business.

Why Earnings Are Critical To The Sale Of Your Business
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Why Earnings Are Critical To The Sale Of Your Business

Decision Associates M&A understands why earnings are critical to the sale of your business and can help you assess your earnings position.

What You Need To Know About Buying A Business
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What You Need To Know About Buying A Business

When it comes to selling your business to the “best” buyer, Decision Associates M&A has the experience to guide you through the process.

Questions To Ask When Buying A Business
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Questions To Ask When Buying A Business

Advising both business owners and buyers for more than four decades, Decision Associates M&A knows the questions to ask when buying a business.

The Family Private Equity Model
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The Family Private Equity Model

Decision Associates M&A recommends the Family Private Equity Model when family members want to retain ownership of their company without running it.