Another Purchase Completed

Business Sales Group (small business division) is pleased to announce the successful completion of the acquisition of an Event and Promotional Production Company In Arizona.  The Buyer was from the mid-west and hired BSG as his buy-side advisor to advise him through the whole transaction. BSG successfully completed the Business Valuation, Due Diligence, Negotiation, LOI, [...]

By | 2018-04-13T10:39:00-06:00 April 13th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Purchase of Jibij by James Sawyer

Business Sales Group, Small Business Division, is pleased to announce the successful purchase of Jibij by James Sawyer. With the help of his father, James acquired this excellent business. Rick Krebs was the Advisor for the Buyer (Buy-side Advisory) helping him navigate all aspects of the sale from start to finish including valuation, negotiation, due [...]

By | 2018-04-02T19:05:53-06:00 April 2nd, 2018|Company News|0 Comments

Cash or GAAP Basis Accounting When Selling a Business?

When considering a sale, it makes sense to do an annual compiled financial statement that is presented on a GAAP basis versus Cash Basis, which is commonly used to report Income on your tax return.  This GAAP financial can then be used for valuing and selling your business compared to using Tax Returns. The reason [...]

By | 2018-02-20T20:58:51-07:00 February 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Valuation Considerations for Orthodontics Practices

When valuing an Orthodontics Practice, two important considerations need to be made: Accounts Receivable. Accrual versus Cash Basis Accounting. When valuing an Orthodontics practice, especially if it is a startup and less than 2 years old it is important to consider Accounts Receivable in the valuation equation.  For instance, when valuing an orthodontics practice, they [...]

By | 2018-01-23T16:31:45-07:00 January 23rd, 2018|Business Valuation Expert Tips and Information|0 Comments

Beware: A Self-input Business Valuation is not a good idea

There is a type of business valuation software and service available that allows a business owner to input their own financial information.  Although this may seem like a good idea, it is a very bad practice.  Valuations, like tax returns are complicated and require a seasoned professional to analyze and input the data to get [...]

By | 2018-01-17T22:50:55-07:00 January 17th, 2018|Business Valuation Expert Tips and Information|0 Comments

Adjusted EBITDA or EBITDA? – Part 3 of 3

Now that you can calculate EBITDA correctly it is time to drill down into the difference between Adjusted EBITDA and EBITDA.  Before we review this important distinction, I think it is important to explain the reason for using another benchmark for valuation. If you classify businesses as small, medium or large, breaking them up into [...]

By | 2017-12-18T23:06:07-07:00 December 18th, 2017|Business Valuation Expert Tips and Information|0 Comments

Adjusted EBITDA or EBITDA? – Part 2 of 3

Now that we have a good baseline Earnings number we need to look at Interest, Taxes, Depreciation, and Amortization. Interest Expense. The interest you can add back is all interest from debts and credit cards and consumer debts. It also can include finance charges. What interest does not include is bank fees, charges, or merchant [...]

By | 2017-12-15T15:34:44-07:00 December 15th, 2017|Business Valuation Expert Tips and Information|0 Comments

Working Capital: An Important Consideration When Selling A Business

Working Capital is defined simply as Current Assets Less Current Liabilities. Some advisors will include a certain amount of average inventory in Working Capital as well. Some advisors do not include Inventory in the Working Capital. Because of this it is important to define Working Capital as it pertains to each individual deal. Inventory can [...]

By | 2017-12-11T18:44:22-07:00 December 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments