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BTA Market Pulse: Q2 Small Business Sale Transactions Down Slightly, but Still at Historically High Levels

Posted by Jane Johnson on Tue, Jul, 30, 2019 @ 04:13 PM

The Details:'s Second Quarter 2019 Insight Report shows a dip in small business transactions when compared to last year, but growing financials and record sale prices continue to show signs of a strong market. With 4,948 transactions reported in the first half of 2019, this year could be on pace to become the second most active business-for-sale market since BizBuySell started tracking data in 2007 – trailing only 2018’s record-setting levels.

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Topics: exit plan, how to sell your business, business transition plan, businesses for sale

Are You Prepared to Sell Your Business Before the Next Economic Downturn?

Posted by Jane Johnson on Tue, May, 01, 2018 @ 08:04 AM

According to’s First Quarter 2018 Insight Report, the first quarter of the year showed continued strong business sale activity, with record-breaking sales prices and number of transactions. Small businesses sold for a median sale price of $245,000 which was the highest median sale price since the company started tracking the data in 2007 - a 3.4% increase from the same period a year ago. 

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Topics: sell your business, next recession, economic downturn, how to sell your business

Free Business Owner Webinar "How to Sell Your Business to an Outsider and Get the Best Deal," Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Posted by Kathy Richardson-Mauro on Tue, Jan, 26, 2016 @ 03:37 PM

Owners who are thinking about selling their businesses need to be prepared. They need to consider the value of their business from the point of view of prospective buyers and learn how to maximize the value to achieve the best sale price. In addition, owners need to be aware of all of the other factors that will be involved during this complex process.

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Topics: sell your business, selling your business, how to sell your business, sell your business to an outsider, getting the best deal when selling your business