It is an exciting time for our company as we welcome several new owners that have joined VR
domestically and internationally. These new additions to VR will help
elevate us to the next level of business sales.
Jay Cremer - North Fort Lauderdale, FL;
Brad Elliott - New Jersey;
JoAnn Lombardi 5/26/2009 10:54:00 AM Comments (3)
a few features that distinguish PE/VC investing from other types when buying a business. It’s important to pay attention to these differences. Knowing
these facts will save you from a lot of wasted time and frustration and avoid
going down the wrong path.
Active Involvement in Overall
In Read More>>
Peter C. King 5/26/2009 10:48:00 AM Comments (0)
A buyer’s earnest money deposit is
to assure that he or she will complete a transaction after agreeing to do so.The
nature of an offer to purchase a business, as opposed to real property, is
that the seller builds certain contingencies that allows the buyer
to prove the facts presented.
Some Read More>>
JoAnn Lombardi 5/26/2009 9:35:00 AM Comments (2)
community that composes private equity and venture capital investing is
composed of merchant banking subsidiaries or divisions of large institutions.
Bank Holding Companies;
Large Industrial Corporations;
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Peter C. King 5/20/2009 11:38:00 AM Comments (3)
Changing economies always make both potential buyers and sellers nervous. If you're looking into buying a business, this is what you have to ask yourself:
Will this business continue to be attractive to customers in the future as it has been in the past?
If the answer is yes, you can consider Read More>>
Peter C. King 5/20/2009 9:28:00 AM Comments (3)
As important as valuating your business is before you decide to sell, you don’t want to run into making some common mistakes when you’re trying to estimate.
Make sure that you pay attention to the many factors that exist if you are going to be selling. Specifically, you wantto avoid doin Read More>>
JoAnn Lombardi 5/18/2009 12:46:00 PM Comments (3)
A business is going to be more valuable to you as a buyer
when the synergies, economies of scale and other integration benefits can be
achieved. You can determine which ones are in the right condition to acquire
when you look at the following characteristics:
High Potential for Growth
– A buyer is Read More>>
Peter C. King 5/18/2009 9:41:00 AM Comments (3)
you’ve decided to go into ownership, you need to know what type of business
that you want to pursue. You should start
by identifying the products and services that you intend to deliver. You can
easily narrow down your choices by looking at the following factors:
Ex Read More>>
JoAnn Lombardi 5/14/2009 9:52:00 AM Comments (3)
When you're buying a business for the first time, you're going to feel a little apprehensive. It's a major step for anyone that decides to go into ownership for the first time. However, you don't need to go to school to educate yourself because here at VR, we can guide you every step of the way.
In almost every
Peter C. King 5/12/2009 2:46:00 PM Comments (3)
Intellectual property has become a hot topic. Make no
mistake that patents, trademarks and copyrights can become a valuable asset in
the portfolio of your small business, and should be managed prudently.
It’s always an ongoing and daunting question for a business
owner to face when the time comes t Read More>>
Peter C. King 5/12/2009 2:31:00 PM Comments (3)
the sale of a business, it’s not uncommon for both the buyer and seller to miss
putting much thought into the post-close conditions and terms. Obviously, both
parties want to protect themselves against potential harm that either could
inflict. However, this topic can be overloo Read More>>
JoAnn Lombardi 5/7/2009 9:10:00 AM Comments (3)
always a big decision when you decide to go into business ownership. There are
many variables that come into play that you need to consider before taking this
step. Not every person out there is cut out to be one. Some have the attributes
and qualities necessary to become a successful entrepreneur Read More>>
Peter C. King 5/6/2009 9:58:00 AM Comments (3)
Every VR business intermediary carefully screens very potential buyers well in advance of
even disclosing the existence of a business opportunity. Only when the intermediary is satisfied will a
buyer learn that a business is for sale.
A VR professional intermediary’s track record is exceptional with a Read More>>
Peter C. King 5/6/2009 9:46:00 AM Comments (3)
always comes when you decide to sell your business. You may have not thought
about it when you were looking to buy, but this situation happens all the time:
the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity becomes a financial and psychological
albatross that you seek to have someone else take over.
JoAnn Lombardi 5/5/2009 2:51:00 PM Comments (3)
the mailing list right is vital. Basic mailing lists simply include names,
addresses, job titles, and telephone numbers of customers and prospects. The
basic list can be refined by adding information about buying patterns,
lifestyle, and many other factors. This will provide a comprehensive p Read More>>
JoAnn Lombardi 5/5/2009 11:57:00 AM Comments (3)
Today, a buyers needs confirmation of the
business’ financial standing. This
means solid and verified financial documents by an accounting firm. The most valuable ones come from updated and correct tax reports. You shouldn't be insulted if a potential buyer asks you to validate your records as he is only sh Read More>>
Peter C. King 5/4/2009 2:23:00 PM Comments (3)