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Recapitalization: Top Reason for Sale of Small Businesses in the Lower Middle Market

Posted by Jane Johnson on Tue, Jan, 03, 2017 @ 11:39 AM

 
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Topics: selling to a private equity firm, selling your business to a private equity firm, recapitalization

14 Things You Need to Know About Selling Your Business Externally

Posted by Kathy Richardson-Mauro on Wed, Apr, 20, 2016 @ 10:14 AM

Most business owners think that they simply will sell their business to a third party because they don’t have an option for selling their businesses internally and/or they think it will net them the highest dollar amount. While selling externally is often attempted, it is not often achieved. In fact, less than one in four of the businesses that go on the market for sale actually sell. Understanding the selling process, what buyers and lenders are looking for, and how to position the business can improve owners’ chances of success. But this takes time and effort.

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Topics: Selling Your Business Externally, taxes, selling my business, selling your business in 2016, selling to a private equity firm, taxes on sale of business, selling your business to a third party