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What Buyers Look For In A Business Opportunity
Peter C. King, VR Business Brokers/Mergers Acquisitions, CEO

You have built a great business with love and care. It has grown larger than you'd ever imagined, and generates a nice profit that has allowed you and your family to live comfortably. Now you're ready to sell. You assume there's a buyer out there who will pay you a fair price and then nurture the company with the same attention you have. What's more, selling the business is a major part of your retirement plan.   
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Normalized Earnings Tell You How Profitable a Company Really Is
JoAnn Lombardi, VR Business Brokers/Mergers Acquisitions, President

Normalizing earnings can provide insight into a company's history and future. Performing this step is key in valuing a business, but it's also difficult work that involves more than merely reading the company's financial statements. Normalizing earnings require detailed analysis as well as an understanding of the company's current and future operations. Once you have that knowledge at your disposal, however, you can begin to see the true picture.
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9 Small Business Trends That Should Be On Every Entrepreneur's Radar
David Nilssen, CEO & Cofounder of Guidant Financial

If it seems like 2016 was a booming year for small business, it's because more entrepreneurs are going into business and staying in business. In fact, the survival rate for small businesses remaining in operation past their fifth year rose to 48.73 percent in 2016, compared to 45.95 percent in 2015. That's a 6 percent year-over-year increase, and the highest the survival rate has been since it started being indexed 30 years ago.
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More and more people have decided to become a small-business owner after being laid off from their employment. Many have determined that to do so gives them greater control over their future, and have gone down the road of acquiring an existing business. At the same time, however, there are a large percentage of these prospective buyers that are mulling over the decision to do so in this current economic recession.
4 Ways CEOs Seek Out Advice From Others
Via Axial

Entrepreneurs are accustomed to wrestling with big decisions -- pricing, people, strategy, financing decisions -- and then making them all by themselves. Particularly as a sole founder, you are forced to trust your judgment, often having agonizing internal debates before pulling the trigger.

Should I hire this outsider? Should I fire my head of sales? Should I respond to an unsolicited offer to buy my company?
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VR Located in New Haven, CT has been engaged to assist in the Sale of a Marina.
Located on Long Island Sound in Southeast New England, this marina has 175 slips with occupancy rates that exceed 80% and has an award winning boat sales and service operation that derives a ready base of customers from the marina tenants. The marina is situated on a protected harbor adjacent to LI Sound that offers boaters direct access to the region's best recreational boating and fishing grounds. Over the last seven years, the current owners undertook an extensive capital investment program to upgrade and refurbish all slips and showrooms, bringing the operation into full environmental compliance and make it one of the most hospitable and versatile marina's in the Northeast. Real estate is included in the transaction. 

Congratulations to Jeff Swiggett on another great engagement!
Your dream business awaits you..take advantage of these featured opportunities VR has for sale now!
Sporting Good & pawn Shop | $325,000 | Wilmington, NC
Audio/Video Equipment Store | $550,000 |  Artesia, CA
Three Building Complex with 5 Rentals | $540,000 |  Milford, CT
Gifts, Accessories, Clothing & Postal | $400,000 |  Coral Springs, FL
Waterfront Restaurant | $1,150,000 |  Milwaukee West, WI
Home Health Agency in Dade City | $325,000 |  Boca Raton, FL
Service Repair Electrical Contractor| $1,600,000 |  Apollo Beach, FL
Established Plumbing Contractor | $3,200,000 |  Coral Gables, FL
Twelve Bay Auto Repair | $350,000 | Dallas/Grapevine, TX
Burger Franchise | $800,000 | Oak Brook, IL
VR Tampa, FL Facilitated the Sale of a Transportation Company.
This eight year old company is an asset based transportation carrier that specializes in transporting juice, frozen seafood, dairy products, and produce for Fortune 500 companies throughout the United States. While transporting these products, the company has a fleet of 16 over the road trucks at an average age of 2011 or newer and a fleet of 15 trailers with an average age of 2010. The seller developed a proven business model that has produced excellent growth and profitability. A well trained staff and key management facilitated a smooth transition to the new owner. The business employs an experienced General Manager and two key staff managers that handle all of the day to day operations to include sales and marketing.

Congratulations to Curtis Stokes on a successful transaction!
In today's business climate, our clients demand quality and professionalism. We applaud our VR business intermediaries for a job well done! Here is a small sample of transactions that have closed across the VR network recently:

Signs & Digital Graphics Business  $495,000 | North Dallas, TX
Oil Change Business with Real Estate
| $1,700,000 | Fort Lauderdale, FL
Patented Phone App for 911 Emergencies | $225,000 | Boca Raton, FL
Wings Restaurant | $650,000 | San Antonio, TX
Property Management Company | $200,000|Aspen, CO
HVAC Company |$375,000 | Apollo Beach, FL
Night Club | $650,000 |Artesia, CA
Refrigerated Goods Transporter |$800,000 |  Coral Springs, FL
Landscaping Company | $2,100,000 | Naples, FL
School Bus Company |$862,500 | Waukesha, WI
Thinking of selling your business or looking for an established business to purchase? Contact a VR Office nearest you!
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Small businesses make up over 56% of the annual U.S. GDP and every year a large amount of them change hands. VR is the industry leader in facilitating such transactions. Click here for more information on how to join VR.
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