Category Archives: Buying-selling a Business

HOW NOT TO SELL YOUR BUSINESS

  By JIM KENDALL This material originally appeared as one of Jim’s Daily Herald columns   Charles Evans is selling his printing business – for the second time in two years. He’s also put the

SELLING YOUR BUSINESS

    By JIM KENDALL This material originally appeared as one of Jim’s Daily Herald columns   How long will it take to sell your business?  There are seven basic factors: * The price you

ESOPs may be retirement financing option

By Jim Kendall This column originally appeared in the March 14, 2016 Daily Herald                 Ken Serwinski says the best opportunity to sell your business happens “when someone comes to the door with a wheelbarrow

WHAT BUSINESS BUYERS WANT

Business model, EBITDA drive business buyers By Jim Kendall This column originally appeared in the July 13, 2015 Daily Herald                 You likely can count the number of business buyers looking for a fixer-upper on

PLANNING FOR THE FUTURE

What will you do after you sell the business? By Jim Kendall This column originally appeared in the April 27, 2015 Daily Herald                 Let’s assume the planned sale of your business proceeds as planned;

WHEN IT’S TIME TO SELL

A glimpse at the selling-your-business process By Jim Kendall This column originally appeared in the March 16, 2015 Daily Herald                 “Absolutely you can sell your business on your own,” says Linda Purcell. “But if

BUSINESS SALE NO SLAM DUNK

Owner misses buyer’s stress, company sale falls through By Jim Kendall This column originally appeared in the December 1, 2014 Daily Herald   The sale of the business that would have sent owner Charles Evans

THE SELLING PROCESS

Process for business’ potential sale moves forward By Jim Kendall This column originally appeared in the June 16, 2014 Daily Herald     Although interested buyers aren’t who he thought they’d be, Charles Evans thinks

TIME TO SELL?

How one owner is selling his business By Jim Kendall This column originally appeared in the April 7, 2014 Daily Herald     Charles Evans is selling his business – and in true entrepreneurial fashion