Our business brokers offer the following free reports below to help you educate yourself on one of the most important decisions you will make, buying or selling a business. We at ENLIGN understand what it takes to buy or sell a business, not only from our experience as business brokers, but also as business owners ourselves.
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Glen Cooper of Maine Business Brokers’ Network explains the intricacies of the classic “Buy versus Build” dilemma that one faces when deciding whether or not to start from scratch or buy an established business.
Patrick Harkins, President of Anchor Business Advisors, Inc. addresses five basic areas where a business owner can “tighten up” and create a positive impact on the value of a business being marketed for sale.
Jeff Snell, M&AMI, CBI, ABI Founder and Principal Broker writes about the prevailing Myths when Marketing a Business for Sale and explains how and why these common misconceptions can cost a business owner. Request this free report and avoid making costly mistakes.
The BizQuest Staff has compiled a list of the most commonly used methods to value a business. This is excellent introductory reading for the business owner. Once digested, you may choose to advance to the Pratt/Reilly/Sheikhs “Valuing Small Businesses & Professional Practices”, the definitive 887 page text proving again that business valuation is a very complex practice.
Purchasing an established business can be a daunting and complicated process for many individuals. Understanding the steps involved in the acquisition and doing the necessary planning and preparation will enable the buyer to increase their chances for a successful transaction.
Jeff Snell, M&AMI, CBI, ABI Founder and Principal Broker provides 37 critical questions you must ask before signing an agreement with any business broker. Don’t be fooled by a firm claiming to be “Certified” and insure the firm you hire WILL co-broker listings.