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What’s YOUR Business Worth?

Posted by Jane Johnson on Thu, Feb, 07, 2019 @ 10:53 AM

If asked, most business owners would probably say that it’s their goal to sell or transfer their business in order to fund their retirement. And the first question they have is: “How much is my business worth?” They may have a vague idea of what they think it should be worth, but don’t usually have any tangible numbers. More often than not, it’s unrealistically high in comparison to what a buyer would actually pay.

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Topics: how much is my business worth, business value, Maximizing Business Value, exit planning, business exit

Business Owners are Leaving Money on the Table by Not Increasing Business Value. Are You?

Posted by Jane Johnson on Mon, Nov, 20, 2017 @ 12:01 PM

A recent study shows that many Canadian small and mid-sized business owners who plan to leave their businesses within the next five years are not making the best moves to realize the highest possible return. The Coming Wave of Business Transitions in Canada report put out by the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) in conjunction with Nielsen asked over 2,500 Canadian business owners about their succession plans, and it found that of the owners who plan to leave their companies within the next few years:

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Topics: Business ownership transition plan, Maximizing Business Value, increasing business value, increasing business value before selling

Learning How to Maximize the Value of Your Business

Posted by Jane Johnson on Mon, Nov, 30, 2015 @ 01:30 PM

Business Transition Academy is pleased to invite you to attend our webinar with the acclaimed author of The Wright Exit Strategy, Bruce Raymond Wright. Bruce will be a guest presenter on our webinar Proven Strategies to Maximize Your Business Value and Beat Your Competition on Dec 10, 2015 at 4PM EST. 

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Topics: Maximizing Business Value, business transfer, business value, increase business value, business transition, increase the value of your business, building business value

6 Tips for Increasing Business Value

Posted by Jane Johnson on Mon, May, 26, 2014 @ 10:00 AM

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Topics: Maximizing Business Value, Business Ownership Transition Planning

Shark Bytes: Lessons from the Tank on Business Value

Posted by Jane Johnson on Mon, May, 05, 2014 @ 10:00 AM

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Topics: Maximizing Business Value, Shark Tank

5 Ways to Maximize Company Value

Posted by Kathy Richardson-Mauro on Fri, Nov, 22, 2013 @ 09:00 AM

If you were asked what would increase your company’s value, you may answer: "generate more sales". While it is certainly true that increasing revenues is generally a sign of growth and vitality in a business, it may surprise you to learn that increasing sales alone does not improve business value.  During the recent economic recession, many businesses did experience plummeting sales and this certainly had a negative impact on a company’s overall value.  However, the companies that weathered the crisis with the least impact usually had other qualities which sustained them through the tough times and into a quicker recovery.  In Cashing Out of Your Business, we included a chapter entitled Building a Better Box, where we explore what drives value in a privately held business.  Here, we will look at five very important ways you can increase your company value regardless of the economic times;

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Topics: Maximizing Business Value