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Common Reasons for Selling a Business

As the owner of a business, there might be several different reasons why you’d consider selling. These can range from personal preference all the way to essential financial decisions, and at Utah Business Consultants, we’re here to help you formulate a smart exit plan if…
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June 21, 2018
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Private Equity Groups- The Key Players

Over the past 20 years, private-equity groups (PEGs) have become key players in business acquisitions.  PEGs offer flexibility as a liquidity source, giving entrepreneurs the ability to take some cash off the table, recapitalize their company or simply sell and move on. Private equity refers…
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The Downsides of Overvaluing Your Business

When thinking about selling your business or preparing to do so, assigning the proper value is very important. An entire segment of our customer service at Utah Business Consultants is dedicated to helping people like you consider all the factors involved before setting the right…
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May 25, 2018
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The Pre-Sale Business Tune-Up

Sellers are often asked, “do you think you will ever sell your business?”  The answer varies from, “when I can get my price” to “never” to “I don’t really know” to everything in between.  Most sellers may think to themselves when asked this question, “I’ll…
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Absentee Business Ownership

Thinking about acquiring a business and running it absentee?  My suggestion is that you think real hard and consider a few following points before jumping in those turbulent waters.   Sail your ship with a hand at the helm Five years ago, we sold a…
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Foundational Elements of Exit Planning

For a number of business owners, a successful exit from a business is their entire goal when starting the business in the first place. If you’re looking at selling your business, a business broker like Utah Business Consultants is here to provide high quality exit…
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April 21, 2018
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Buying Your Own Lifestyle

Buying a business, no matter the size or industry, is also buying a lifestyle.  Most buyers of businesses, when asked why they want to buy a business or go into business for themselves, state that they want to control their own destiny or don't want…
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Time Can Kill A Deal

Many factors can bog down the sale of a business.  In fact, more than purchase price or structure, time is the most likely reason that a business sale may fail. Time can breed frustration and fatigue. As a potential sale drags on, the owner is…