Category: Sell A Business

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September 9, 2022

Motivated Investors – How To Find Them

By Karin Neumann

Closing the deal is a significant challenge business owners face once they’ve made the decision to sell their business. Some business owners still hope somebody will walk through their door and make an offer they cannot refuse. While in some instances, inflated purchase prices might exist amongst public companies or with strategic acquisitions, but rarely…

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August 10, 2022

ESOP Challenges

By Achim Neumann

On numerous occasions, retiring business owners have raised the question, if an ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan) as a means of transferring their business would not be better than selling the business to an investor? Not surprisingly, that question is usually asked with the perception that an ESOP is “easy” to be executed, it will…

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May 6, 2022

Seven Reasons to Use An M&A Advisor To Sell A Business

By Joe Oddo

Based on many testimonials, the decision to engage a professional to sell your business will be one of the most important investments you can make. Sellers tell us how emotional the process can become. After all, business ownership has been your life’s work. The entire process from preparation to execution becomes much less stressful with…

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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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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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October 7, 2019

Finding The Right Investor

By Joseph Eneldas

In their retirement planning, many business owners approach our firm very convinced to know who is buying their business. ‘I know exactly who will buy my company’ is a statement quite often heard, as Achim Neumann, President of A Neumann & Associates, a leading M&A Advisor and Business Brokerage firm, headquartered in NJ, explains. He…

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September 15, 2019

Five Things To Know Before Selling A Company

By Jeremy Albelda

Many business owners think they know what their firm is worth – or worse, don’t think it is very important.  Unfortunately, both perceptions are equally disastrous.  You only get one chance to sell your firm and it must be done correctly in order to maximize the financial return.  The first and most important step is…

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June 9, 2019

Is Greed in Business Good?

By Jeremy Albelda

“Greed, for the lack of a better word, is good,” – famous words by Gordon Gekko in the movie ‘Wall Street’ in 1987 – greed, defined as the excessive desire for more than is deserved or required, for one’s own selfish interest and not for the greater good and often at the detriment of other…

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March 10, 2019

Bad Documents To Sell A Privately Held Business

By Jeremy Albelda

Last month, we discussed the right timing to sell a business within the context of macro-economic cycles and the lifestyle preferences of the business owner, we want to focus this month on the right timing within a calendar year. “’Quite often, we see the New Year’s resolution put into motion by business owners, “says Achim Neumann, President, A Neumann &…