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Confronting Your Emotions When Selling Your Business

. Category: Blog, Selling.

Confront your emotions For many business owners, the greatest challenge of selling their business is confronting their emotions. It’s not surprising that given the passion inherent in the make-up of most successful entrepreneurs, the sale of their business can result in emotional distress and turmoil. Unfortunately however, selling your business is a process that can… Read more »

Selling a Road Transport Business: What you need to know

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Unique road transport industry The road transport industry dominates the Australian freight market, providing services to businesses spanning the entire economy. In many ways, the success of the road transport industry is indicative of the success of the entire Australian economy, as businesses tend to hold lower stock holdings during periods of economic uncertainty or… Read more »

Differentiating M&A Advisors and Business Brokers?

. Category: Blog, Buying, Selling.

How is Quinn M&A different? As expert M&A Advisors specialising in selling businesses worth between $1 million and $50 million, we’re often asked how we differ from Business Brokers. In many cases, Business Brokers and M&A Advisors are seeking the same result for their clients; the successful sale of a business. The differing approaches and skill sets of Business Brokers… Read more »

Building Competitive Tension When Selling Your Business

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Increased Competition In the business world, everyone knows that increased competition alters the status quo in the marketplace. When more competition enters a market for goods or services, consumers generally get better outcomes in the form of lower price, quicker service or better quality products. In the market for businesses, competition can also dramatically alter… Read more »

When Should You Complete Due Diligence

. Category: Blog, Buying, Due Dilligence, Selling.

What is due diligence? Due diligence is a vital part of the acquisition process. Before proceeding with an acquisition, an acquirer will want to have a clear understanding as to what it is that they are buying, what obligations they are assuming and what risks exist. The due diligence process is generally complex, time consuming… Read more »

Building a Target List: Sell Side M&A

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What is a target list? A target list is a list of companies, parties and individuals that you predict could likely have some interest in acquiring your business. A target list is used by your advisor in their process of confidentially approaching and understanding the initial interest of potential acquirers. Who should you include in… Read more »

Selling a part of your Business

. Category: Blog, Selling, Valuations.

What is divestiture? Whether you are deciding to exit from your business or looking to focus on your core operations, selling part of your business can be a successful way to increase your liquidity and leave your company better off. This process of selling off a portion of your business is known as divestiture, and… Read more »

How to Boost the Sale Price of your Accounting Practice

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Composition of client base and fees Demand for accounting practices is only increasing as firms seek to expand by acquiring new client lists and earning more fees. Older firms that are reluctant to sell have increased the prices for accounting practices; however sellers can take several steps to make their business more attractive to potential buyers. When buyers consider… Read more »

Selling Your Business After Experiencing a Downturn

. Category: Blog, Selling.

Explain the past Experiencing a downturn in business activity whilst selling a business can cause anxiety for both buyers and sellers who have relied on past performance on determining the company’s worth. It is more than possible, however, to successfully sell your business after a decline in profits; however there are several steps you should take to… Read more »