Are you ready to sell?

Identifying the best buyer for your 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.

Our mergers and acquisitions experts work closely with you to provide analysis and counsel regarding:

  • The state of the marketplace: is there a strong buyer cycle at this time?
  • Buyers that have a strong incentive to buy your company for its:
    • Markets
    • Geography
    • Patents
    • Logistics
    • Technology
    • Workforce skills
    • Intellectual Property
    • Customer Acquisition
  • Buyers that align with your culture and value preferences
  • Buyers that are motivated to keep your company in place, maintaining your workforce and contributing to your community.

Other means to increase the selling price

  • Stop running expenses through the business, such as car, golf membership and insurances; these reduce profit and EBITDA
  • Set rent at a realistic market rate
  • Pay yourself no more than you would pay a CEO to run the business for you; excess compensation also reduces profit and EBITDA (you can take additional money as a distribution at year end)
  • Capitalize any purchase that can be, rather than expensing it

To help you assess your business sale, Decision Associates M&A analyzes the company’s strengths and weaknesses in operations, leadership, business development, market reach, customers and more. Our process enables us to find the perfect buyer.

To learn more about what you need to know about selling a business contact Decision Associates M&A today.

 

Not sure if you’re ready to sell? Take our seller readiness assessment to see if you’re ready to sell your business.

 

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.

Questions To Ask When Selling Your Business
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Questions 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.

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.

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.

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 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.

What You Need To Know About Selling Your Business
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What You Need To Know About Selling Your 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.

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.