When buying or selling a business and the discussion comes around to financing options, few have ever considered the role of an earn-out. An earn-out can benefit both the buyer and the seller when used properly.
Most buyers and sellers just assume that when you buy or sell a business you pay cash. While cash may be a component in the sales price, generally a business sale is never an all cash deal. Often, there are secured notes and/or unsecured notes that the seller my extend to the buyer. Of course, […]
Whether you are using a business broker or attempting to sell your business yourself, you will need to start with a solid business plan. Using the business plan as your base, you will need to edit it to create a confidential business review document (CBR). The CBR is the main document buyers will use to […]