Transaction Support

Business Valuation: Why The Multiple Matters

As a business owner, it is easy to become fixated on profit, the lifeblood of any business. It pays the bills, keeps the lights on and puts food on the table. But profit is not the only number that matters when it comes to the value of your business. In fact, there is another number that can be just as important as profit: the multiple.

by Bryan Powrozek

The Definitive Guide to Business Transaction Basics

Even if your business isn’t for sale yet, knowing what’s involved in a business transaction and understanding what buyers value most is a great way to ensure your business can receive the best valuation possible.

by Bryan Powrozek

7 Ways to Increase Business Value Even When You’re Not for Sale

The most reliable way to get top dollar for your business is to start managing value early. There are time-tested ways for owners to protect and boost the value of a business long before a sale is on the horizon. Keep reading to explore seven areas where you can start maximizing business value now.

by Tim Hilligoss

Planning Can Help Put the Success in Succession

If you are one of the many baby boomers planning to retire in the next few years, you know (or should know) the importance of having a succession plan in place. By preparing now, you can carefully evaluate your options and maximize the value of your business. Here are some basic guidelines to consider along the road to succession.

by Rob Dutkiewicz

Business Valuation Matters: Here’s Why

You probably already know business value plays a key role in acquisitions, but did you know it can also boost profits? Learn why business value matters, when to start thinking about it, and ways to monitor and grow the value of your business—even if you aren’t ready to sell yet.

by Bryan Powrozek

Is Your Business Transaction-Ready?

Traditionally, due diligence is a buyer’s responsibility when an M&A transaction is on the horizon. Conventional wisdom and best practices support the idea that this is the buyer’s opportunity to discover in detail what they’re getting for their money. However, the due diligence process is also the seller’s opportunity to showcase the business in the most favorable light.

by Tim Hilligoss

The Sound of Automation Podcast

Industrial automation businesses are the driving force behind Industry 4.0, and Clayton & McKervey is here to help.

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