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Is Now a Good Time To Sell Or Buy A Business

Is Now a Good Time To Sell Or Buy A Business

How will the 2024 economy affect small businesses and the M&A market? 2024 Economy and Business Sales Update Projections for the 2024 US economy are much rosier than those throughout…

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5 Business Broker recommended Questions to Ask a Business Seller & 5 That Will Cost You the Deal

5 Business Broker recommended Questions to Ask a Business Seller & 5 That Will Cost You the Deal

Business buyers often perceive that their first meeting with the business owner (seller) and business broker is their opportunity to interview the seller, and it's on the business owner to…

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2024 Corporate M&A and Business Sales Expected to Increase!

2024 Corporate M&A and Business Sales Expected to Increase!

CEO survey by Ernst & Young shows 98% of CEOs expect to be actively engaged in M&A transactions in 2024, projecting a 12% increase in deal activity. Middle market and…

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New SBA Lending Rules 2024, Good News for Selling Your Business & Buying a Business

New SBA Lending Rules 2024, Good News for Selling Your Business & Buying a Business

Change is the heartbeat of progress, and even the SBA makes progress. Effective August 1st, 2023, the SBA updated its SOP with new rules simplifying SBA 7a business acquisition loans…

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Unveiling Hidden Acquisition Gems: Construction & Contractor Businesses are Lucrative Targets

Unveiling Hidden Acquisition Gems: Construction & Contractor Businesses are Lucrative Targets

When it comes to acquisitions, construction and contractor businesses often find themselves overlooked, burdened by misconceptions and stigmas. The prevailing belief is that these businesses are cyclical, riskier than their…

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Unlock Your Success With a Business Broker

Unlock Your Success With a Business Broker

In the realm of business sales, the role of business brokers is paramount. Acting as intermediaries between buyers and sellers, business brokers facilitate a myriad of deals across various industries.…

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Great Resignation Drives Business Acquisitions & Business Sales

Great Resignation Drives Business Acquisitions & Business Sales

Bill Grunau has been an Orange County business broker for over 20 years and as the founder of Pacific Business Sales. Recently, he did an informative podcast with Mark Imperial of the Business…

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Corporate Counsel’s Corner: Stock Sale vs Asset Sale; Which One is Better?

Corporate Counsel’s Corner: Stock Sale vs Asset Sale; Which One is Better?

When buying or selling a corporation one of the primary considerations is how to approach the sale – should it be a transfer of assets or stocks? You may be…

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Will Prime Rate Increases Affect Small & Mid-Sized Business Sales and Acquisitions?

Will Prime Rate Increases Affect Small & Mid-Sized Business Sales and Acquisitions?

April 2024 UpdateUS Prime Rate holds steady at 8.5% since July 2023 The July 2023 rate hike by the Federal Reserve was the 11th interest rate increase since the Fed…

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5 SBA Loan Myths + 7 Steps to Getting an SBA loan for Business Buyers-Sellers

5 SBA Loan Myths + 7 Steps to Getting an SBA loan for Business Buyers-Sellers

SBA financing is a win-win for business buyers and sellers.  Getting an SBA Loan to buy or finance the sale of a business is a great way for buyers to…

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