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A Look at the Market Pulse Report

August 13, 2022 By
The Market Pulse Report Survey is a resource that has a variety of information that business brokers and M&A advisors regularly utilize to better understand the business landscape. The most recent survey was conducted April 1st to April 15th 2022 and had 360 broker and advisor respondents. It also marked the 40th edition of the quarterly report. The Executive Summary of the report can be accessed here https://www.ibba.org/resource-center/industry-research/  The Main Street Market  One notable fact included in the latest report
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3 Ways to Make Your Business Appealing to Buyers

August 6, 2022 By
If you are like most business owners, you have never sold a business before and might not have a clear idea of what the process is like. We recommend preparing your business in a way that makes the sale and transition process as easy for your buyer as possible. It should come as no surprise that buyers will like the idea of an easy transition.  It will be very beneficial if you take the time in advance to evaluate the
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How to Handle Firing People as Part of M&A

August 3, 2022 By
Mergers and acquisitions can be exciting to deal partners. Your staff, however, may see a merger as little more than a threat to their job. There’s good reason for  them to feel this way. Mergers and  acquisitions frequently require trimming the fat, identifying who really brings value, and getting rid of role redundancies. So what if you have to lay people off? Here’s how to handle it in a way that doesn’t alienate other workers or undermine the deal as
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