Monthly Archives: March 2016

Selling a Business? Successful Sellers Have These 3 Abilities

If you own a business, I’m sure you’ve thought
about the “end” game…or maybe you haven’t!
Whether you are thinking about selling in the
next year or 2 or further down the road, here are
some things to think about… let’s begin the dialogue.

Do you have these abilities?

1) First and foremost, set your business up to run without you.…

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What is a Private Equity Group? and What Do They Look For When Making an Acquisition?

Private equity group

What is a Private Equity Group?
and
What do they look for when making an acquisition?

Brian E. Christian, CPA, MBA
Partner
B2B CFO®

Before we address the unique nature of private equity groups, I’d like to impart a bit of sound advice:

If you are, or someone you know is, serious about harvesting a lifetime of work and entertaining the idea of selling a closely held business; the biggest favor you can do for yourself, or them, is to introduce them to The Exit Strategy Handbook.…

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Why do Business Transitions Fail?

Business transitions

Why do Business Transitions Fail?

By

Brian E. Christian, Partner

B2B CFO®

Recently Axial Forum (www.axial.net) published an article by Tom Schramski, President and Managing Partner of Vertess entitled “7 Reasons Why Some Businesses Don’t Sell”.

I loved this article for several reasons:

  • It is well written,
  • The subject matter is straight forward,
  • It is easy to read, and most of all,
  • The number one reason cited is something that I am passionate about…

Mr.…

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