Selling or buying a business requires careful planning. Whether you are looking for someone to buy your business or are considering an acquisition, our experts’ tips will be useful. How do you find the right business for you? How can you value your business? Where do you find the financing to buy? These questions must be answered first so that you can take all the right steps to make the transaction a success.
Calculating the Value of Your Business for Sale or Acquisition
The value of your business depends not only on profits, but also on its risk level. Be sure to weigh all the factors affecting it, such as location, presence of succession, dependence on certain suppliers or your reputation.
Mergers & Acquisitions: Due Diligence During the Pandemic
Never in recent history has a global event had such a significant impact on the M&A sector. All established transactional paradigms, such as market-recognized valuation multiples, historical profitability and other performance measures will have to reviewed.
Financing a Business Acquisition in a Succession Context
Finding a buyer for your business can sometimes be difficult, but this rare gem might actually be found among your company employees. When the buyer’s liquidity is insufficient for financing the purchase of a business, there are several options to compensate for or complement a financial institution’s traditional financing.
Financing a Corporate Transfer: Being Well Prepared
Financing plays an important role in a business succession initiative and can make the difference between a successful or failed transition. It is essential to question the parties’ expectations in order to propose a respectful and optimal financial structure.
Finding Businesses for Sale
The process of finding companies for sale can be long and arduous. Your degree of preparation is key to the success of such a transaction. Properly planning your project and file will prove your seriousness and build confidence.
Buying a Business: Steps for A Successful Acquisition
Do you want to grow your small business through an acquisition? Don’t skip any steps. Here are five tips to succeed in minimizing risk and maximizing your investment in a business acquisition.
Relief for family business transfer rules
In a press release issued on July 19, 2021, the Department of Finance Canada declared its intention to introduce legislation to amend certain measures facilitating intergenerational stock transfers. The following is a summary of the flexibility measures known to date.