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Want to Buy a Business? Here’s How.

The thought of running your own business can be exciting, and a little scary. One way to transition to entrepreneurship without all the upfront labor is to purchase an existing company. There are lots of costs, of course, but you don’t have to come up with an idea and grow it on your own. You can invest in something that’s already succeeding,


Seven Signs of a Healthy Denver Business Acquisition

COVID may not be behind us, but companies are certainly ready for it to be. We’re seeing a steady increase in Denver business acquisitions, and we expect that trend to continue. If you’re contemplating purchasing a company, it’s more important than ever to understand exactly what you’re getting into—and what shortcomings your deal partner has,


Due Diligence: What You Need to Know Before Buying a Denver Business

You can’t buy a business without a full understanding of what you’re purchasing. And that means you can’t blindly take the owner’s word for much of anything. The process of investigating the business, verifying owner claims, and learning about any liabilities is called due diligence. It can be one of the most involved aspects of purchasing a business,


Tips to Find the Best Business Broker to Sell Your Denver Business

Selling your small business for a high price usually requires years of persistence. Even with a lot of work, though, finding the right buyer can be challenging—especially if you’re not in a hot niche. Business brokers are like match makers for your business, taking the work out of the process to connect you with highly qualified buyers who see your company’s true value.


M&A Strategies 101: How to Ensure Your Denver Business Acquisition Succeeds

The right business acquisition can catapult your Denver business to greater heights of success, but many companies fail to plan and execute the right M&A strategy. Here’s what you need to know as you consider your Denver business acquisition strategies.

What Are Business M&A Strategies?

At its core, your strategy is the reason for the deal.


Need to Sell Your Business Quickly? Follow These Steps.

There are plenty of valid reasons to sell your business, from retirement to a sudden loss of revenue. In an ideal scenario, you plan ahead, sell your business when it’s thriving, and choose a time when the market is flush with buyers. But what if you need to get out as quickly as possible? You can still turn a profit if you follow these steps.


The Basics You Need to Sell Your Business

Selling your business is no small undertaking. It can require years of preparation, on top of the years of hard work you’ve already put into your business. As we enter 2021, you may be asking whether this is the time to put your business on the market. Thanks to the pandemic and a looming recession,


What to Do When You’re Ready to Sell Your Business

Every business owner has unique goals for their business. Some want to stay around forever. Others want their work to become famous. And many hope to cash out for a small fortune. Whatever your goals, if you are ready to sell your company, that’s not something that can happen overnight. A sale requires some planning.


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Kevin Waide Wins M&A Advisor of the Year Award

Kevin Waide of Business Acquisitions, Ltd, a Denver Tech Center mergers, acquisitions and business brokerage firm, has been named Business Advisor of the Year, USA by the global publication, Finance Monthly. The team of licensed professionals at Business Acquisitions, established in 1986, specializes in sales of privately held companies in Denver and the Rocky Mountain region.


Selling Your Business: 10 Steps to Maximize Value

If you are considering selling your business, this article will help you evaluate your company as a strategic investor might. From this perspective, it pays to focus on ten critical areas of value creation. Recognize that the better your performance in these areas, the greater the selling price for your business. The following is a list of STRATEGIC VALUE DRIVERS: