One of the toughest questions we face as small business owners is whether or not we are building a business worth buying. It is a fundamental question because, whether we know it or not, we are always selling our business. Our awareness of this question is a key element in our success or failure. Because, … Continue reading Are you Building a Business Worth Buying?
Spain’s GDP growth accelerated to 1 percent in the second quarter, making it one of the fastest growing countries in the eurozone following the published by the European Union’s statistic office on Friday. GDP grew by just 0.3 percent across the 19 country euro area – slightly less than expected – and yet Spain recorded the … Continue reading Spanish Economic Growth Beats Forecasts
This year’s 3rd Quarter “Europe Outlook” report, prepared by the BBVA bank’s research department, has announced that Spanish economic growth has been much higher than expected and it says that the economy will continue to accelerate in the second half of this year, supported by domestic consumption. This means that by the end of 2015, there … Continue reading Spanish Economic Growth Continues To Surprise The Eurozone
There's a reason why buying a business is referred to as a "buying process." There are a substantial number of steps involved and much to consider, especially for anyone who has never bought one before. This is a major decision and investment. With so much at stake, it is crucial that you prepare yourself properly … Continue reading Buying A Business? Here’s How To Do It Right
A little known statistic is that nationally, of all the businesses that go on the market “only 20% of businesses that go on the market ever sell.” (Muradian’s record is close to 90%!) Most of the businesses that fail to sell have one thing in common; poor financials or an inability to tell a prospect … Continue reading A Word About Your Financials
Wow did I get a real world demonstration of the saying, "Beauty is in the eyes of the beholder" ? If I could rephrase that to the business sale situation it could be “Strategic Value is in the eyes of the particular buyer." We are representing a small company that has a patented and somewhat … Continue reading Capturing That Elusive Strategic Value in a Business Sale
Spain is not only a good destination for investment and enterprise creation. Today is probably one of the best options in the European Union. There are many elements that justify this reality, in this case we will review some of the reasons to invest in Spain. 1 - It's time to invest in Spain The beginning of economic growth … Continue reading Is 2017 the Year to Invest in Spain?
There are several factors you need to consider before purchasing a business, the first being the type of business you'd like to buy. Once you've determined that, your to-do list will be lengthy: You must identify businesses of that type that are for sale, contact the seller, complete a basic analysis of the business, make … Continue reading For All First-Time Business Buyers
There are a lot of choices you face while deciding what business to buy. Business brokers know the market inside and out, can offer professional insights, help you narrow down the list of businesses to buy, and guide you through the whole buying process.
For a corporation with a published balance sheet there are various ratios used to calculate a measure of liquidity. These include the following: The current ratio, which is the simplest measure and is calculated by dividing the total current assets by the total current liabilities. A value of over * the quick ratio - calculated … Continue reading Calculating liquidity