Business Owners

For most business owners, the sale of their business will be the single largest financial transaction of their lives. Maximizing value and success requires a through understanding of the process that needs to be followed. CBI brings an experienced proven team to manage the transaction. It is not unusual for clients considering the sale of their business a few years in advance of an anticipated sale to contact us. CBI utilizes a confidential approach that maximizes the value of your business, while keeping you informed and in control through each step of the process. We educate both the buyer and the seller while anticipating any problems that come between our clients and the transaction closing. We understand the concerns of both buyers and sellers and the emotional impact of sudden change. Consequently, we define a successful business sale in terms of a successful transition. Business owners that have sweated and sacrificed to build a company usually have little experience in selling a business. But for most owners, the sale of a business will be the single largest financial transaction of their lives. The following are some of the most frequently asked questions about the process.

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How will I know when it’s the right time to sell?

 

Why is financing an important part of the sale of most businesses?

 

How many other business clients are handled at the same time?

 

What is Due Diligence and why is it important?

 

How long will it take to sell my business?

 

Why should I use a business broker?

 

How is an opinion of market value determined?

 

What do you mean that the firm’s financial statements are recast?

 

What is the purpose of an opinion of market value?

 

How do I know my business financial information is confidential?

 

Why is financing an important part of the sale of most businesses?

 

How do I prepare to sell my business? How will CBI market my business?