Category: Business Valuations

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April 8, 2021

Top 10 Owner Concerns When Selling a Business

By Jeremy Albelda

With 2020 in the rearview mirror, 2021 appears to be the year of possibilities.  You are probably looking for options and selling your business might be one of those options, however, there are some things you should consider before doing so.  Over A Neumann & Associates’ 18-year history we’ve seen and heard a lot while…

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September 18, 2020

TOO LATE TO SELL? NO!

By Jeremy Albelda

Even before the Coronavirus crisis hit our families and economy, we were hearing from business owners that were fearful about going through another recession and were thinking about selling their business. As Achim Neumann, President of A Neumann & Associates, LLC. states – “the Great Recession of 2008-2010 put many out of business and challenged…

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August 7, 2020

Fire The M&A Advisor and Save The Fees!

By Jeremy Albelda

If you don’t see the value of what a business broker or M&A adviser brings to your exit process, then you have your answer and forget about them. Just do it yourself! And I say that as a former business owner and a current M&A Advisor / business broker. Therefore, if you decide to save…

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June 9, 2020

Is There A Buyer For My Business?

By Jeremy Albelda

In good economic times (like the good old days just a couple of months ago) or in a period of uncertainty like today, the first question that business owners ask us is, “Do you have a buyer for my business?” The simple answer is a resounding, yes! Certainly, this will depend on the quality of…

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May 10, 2020

Coronavirus – The Perfect Storm – Part 2

By Jeremy Albelda

Last month’s blog by our CEO, Achim Neumann, President of A Neumann & Associates, LLC, a New Jersey based mergers & acquisitions and business brokerage firm, was probably the most widely read and discussed blog we’ve ever produced in the past fifteen years.  A number of our readers asked us to drill down on the…

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January 11, 2020

2020 Resolution – Prepare Now For A Sale Of Your Business

By Jeremy Albelda

You’ve worked hard over the years to build your business and you’ve made a positive impact on employees, clients and the community.  As another year begins, it may be time to turn some attention to your exit strategy.  Selling your business can be one of the most significant and complex financial transactions you will ever…

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November 3, 2019

Be Ready for Due-Diligence!

By Jeremy Albelda

One of the great “mysteries” in transferring a business is the due-diligence process. Whereas business owners often have a fairly clear concept of a buyer interview and the transfer process, it’s the due-diligence process that makes many of them cringe. “Business owners are somewhat concerned about due-diligence and providing the most confidential documents to a…

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July 7, 2019

Not Ready Yet?  Think Again!

By Jeremy Albelda

The most effective process for selling a business begins with putting an independent, fair market business valuation in place.  We often get apprehension from potential sellers that doing a business valuation “now” is premature.  Many say that it’s not necessary because they don’t intend to sell for a couple of years, and nearly all say…

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May 12, 2019

Smart Transition Management

By Jeremy Albelda

Most entrepreneurs start a business because they know something about a particular industry, its practices, its products and services, and its customers.  Generally, they believe they can do whatever it takes to match or beat competitors profitably and successfully.  Many new businesses don’t survive, but for those that do, the belief that he or she…

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February 10, 2019

The Worst Time To Sell A Privately Held Business

By Jeremy Albelda

“When is the best time for me to sell my company?’ – a question we have heard time and time again from business owners. “says Achim Neumann, President, A Neumann & Associates LLC, a New Jersey based Mergers & Acquisitions advisory and Business Brokerage firm, “And the question becomes even more important in the current…