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Business Brokerage/M&A Market Pulse 2Q18 – Part 3 of 3

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By Brandon Mack The International Business Brokers Association (IBBA) and M&A Source has recently published their second quarter market research for 2018. The report is a statistical analysis of 277 respondents who answered a 25-question survey. This is the third and final part of a three-part series where I will examine the IBBA’s and M&A ...
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Business Brokerage/M&A Market Pulse 2Q18 – Part 2 of 3

Buying a business For Buyers For Sellers Selling a business Valuation

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By Brandon Mack The International Business Brokers Association (IBBA) and M&A Source has recently published their second quarter market research for 2018. The report is a statistical analysis of 277 respondents who answered a 25-question survey. This is the second of a three-part series where I will examine the IBBA’s and M&A Source’s analysis of ...
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Business Brokerage/M&A Market Pulse 2Q18 – Part 1 of 3

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By Brandon Mack The International Business Brokers Association (IBBA) and M&A Source has recently published their second quarter market research for 2018. The report is a statistical analysis of 277 respondents who answered a 25-question survey. This is the first of a three-part series where I will examine the IBBA’s and M&A Source’s analysis of ...
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Small Business Trends Among Aspiring Entrepreneurs

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Interesting survey results of aspiring entrepreneurs: their goals, rationale, funding options, and challenges. Click Here for Guidant Article
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Business Brokerage/M&A Market Pulse 4Q17 – Part 3 of 3

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By Brandon Mack The International Business Brokers Association (IBBA) and M&A Source have recently published their fourth-quarter market research for 2017. The report is a statistical analysis of 264 respondents who answered a 25-question survey. This is the final part of a three-part series where I will examine the IBBA’s and M&A Source’s ...
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Business Brokerage/M&A Market Pulse 4Q17 – Part 2 of 3

Buying a business For Buyers For Sellers Selling a business

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By Brandon Mack The International Business Brokers Association (IBBA) and M&A Source have recently published their fourth-quarter market research for 2017. The report is a statistical analysis of 264 respondents who answered a 25-question survey. This is the second of a three-part series where I will examine the IBBA’s and M&A Source’s analysis ...
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Business Brokerage/M&A Market Pulse 4Q17 – Part 1 of 3

Buying a business For Buyers For Sellers Selling a business Valuation

Posted by Ron Buck on

By Brandon Mack The International Business Brokers Association (IBBA) and M&A Source have recently published their fourth-quarter market research for 2017. The report is a statistical analysis of 264 respondents who answered a 25-question survey. This is the first of a three-part series where I will examine the IBBA’s and M&A Source’s analysis of ...
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2018 Small Business Trends

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Interesting infographic posted by Guidant outlining current trends in small business ownership. Click here for infographic
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Business Brokerage/M&A Market Pulse 3Q17 – Part 2 of 2

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by Brandon Mack The International Business Brokers Association (IBBA) and M&A Source have recently published their third quarter market research for 2017. The report is a statistical analysis of 334 respondents who answered this quarter’s survey. 35% of the respondents had at least 10 years of experience. This is the second of a two-part series where I ...
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Business Brokerage/M&A Market Pulse 3Q17 – Part 1 of 2

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By Brandon Mack The International Business Brokers Association (IBBA) and M&A Source have recently published their third quarter market research for 2017. The report is a statistical analysis of 334 respondents who answered this quarter’s survey. 35% of the respondents had at least 10 years of experience.  This is the first of a two-part ...
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Business Climate rankings

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"Site Selection" magazine releases Business Climate rankings of the states.North Carolina ranks #2 (#6 ranked by executives) and South Carolina ranks #6 (#2 ranked by executives)!   See the full article here: https://siteselection.com/issues/2017/nov/cover.cfm
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What is Seller’s Discretionary Earnings, or SDE?

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Seller’s Discretionary Earnings (“SDE”) is a common, and highly correlated, metric used in valuations of companies with enterprise values less than $3 million +/-. For companies with values above $3 million, adjusted EBITDA (Earnings Before Interest, income Taxes, Depreciation, and Amortization) becomes more common. SDE equals EBITDA plus ...
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Would You Give Up $2 to Save 30 Cents?

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I’ve noticed a recurring theme across many business owners that is seriously dampening the value of their companies – that is, running personal expenses through the company. Perhaps unknowingly, they are doing just that – giving up $2 to save 30 cents.   Certain types of personal expenses are expected and easily added back (health insurance, ...
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Want to Sell Your Company in 2018 – Do These 3 Things Now

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If you are considering selling your company in 2018, here are three things you should be doing (or not doing as the case may be) between now and year-end. First, plan now with your accountant to be first on their list of tax returns to be completed in 2018. Buyers and bankers prefer to see tax returns for the most recent year and will not give full weight to ...
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Business Brokerage/M&A Market Pulse 2Q17 – Part 3 of 3

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By Brandon Mack The International Business Brokers Association (IBBA) and M&A Source have recently published their second quarter market research for 2017. The report is a statistical analysis of 293 respondents who answered a 25-question survey. This is the final part of a three-part series where I will examine the IBBA’s and M&A Source’s analysis of ...
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Business Brokerage/M&A Market Pulse 2Q17 – Part 2 of 3

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By Brandon Mack The International Business Brokers Association (IBBA) and M&A Source have recently published their second quarter market research for 2017. The report is a statistical analysis of 293 respondents who answered a 25-question survey. This is the second of a three-part series where I will examine the IBBA’s and M&A Source’s analysis of the ...
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Business Brokerage/M&A Market Pulse 2Q17 – Part 1 of 3

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By Brandon Mack The International Business Brokers Association (IBBA) and M&A Source has recently published their second quarter market research for 2017. The report is a statistical analysis of 293 respondents who answered a 25-question survey. This is the first of a three-part series where I will examine the IBBA’s and M&A Source’s analysis of the ...
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What DO Your Employees Want?

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I have very fond memories of my first “real” job. After all, this was my initial step into the real world: no longer did I receive cash for a few hours of watching someone’s children; I now had my hands on an official paycheck – complete with my social security number, full address, and withholdings for the government! I was attending ...
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North Carolina Named Best State to Start a Business

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North Carolina was just named the best state to start a business by FitSmallBusiness! Check out the article here:  NC Best State to Start a Business  
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Business Brokerage/M&A Market Pulse 1Q17 – Part 3 of 3

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By Brandon Mack The International Business Brokers Association (IBBA) and M&A Source just published their first quarter market research for 2017. The report is a statistical analysis of 315 respondents who answered a 25-question survey. In a three-part series, I will examine the IBBA and M&A Source’s analysis of the market; this is the third part of the ...
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