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Why Local Certified Equipment Appraisers are Crucial for Business and Financial Transactions: Benefits and Advantages Explained

Why Local Certified Equipment Appraisers are Crucial for Business and Financial Transactions: Benefits and Advantages Explained

Using a local certified equipment appraiser offers several crucial advantages in various contexts, particularly in business and financial transactions. Here’s why it’s important: Local Knowledge and Understanding: A local certified equipment appraiser possesses knowledge of the regional market dynamics, industry trends, and specific economic factors that may influence the value of the equipment. This understanding […]

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Surviving the Impact: How High Interest Rates Affect the Sale of Middle-Market Companies

Surviving the Impact: How High Interest Rates Affect the Sale of Middle-Market Companies

High interest rates can have significant implications for the sale of middle-market companies, affecting various aspects of the transaction process and the overall market dynamics. Here’s how high interest rates may impact the sale of middle-market companies: Cost of Financing: High interest rates increase the cost of borrowing for both buyers and sellers involved in […]

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When is an Equipment Appraisal needed?

Equipment and Machinery Appraisal

There are numerous times when a Certified Machinery or Equipment Appraisal is appropriate. A professional certified appraiser like Wiley & Associates should be involved to establish accurate value. The following list will help you decide when the time is right for you. Mergers and Acquisitions / Sale of a Business Entity An equipment appraisal is […]

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Considering Selling Your Business . . . These Are Some of The Things You Should be Thinking About

Selling Your Business

I am often asked about what things an owner needs to consider when contemplating the sale of their business. The following topics will be a helpful start: Financial Performance This is one of the best indicators of your company’s present position and growth potential. To understand the firm’s current financial health buyers will look at […]

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Sellers and Buyers | Brokerage Firm

I am always amazed when my well-meaning Sellers tell the Buyer that they don’t really need to sell. Seller’s think they are setting boundaries and the Buyer looks at the Seller as being disingenuous.  As a Seller, you have hired a broker, listed your business and are now interviewing prospects. By saying you don’t need […]

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Be The Focused Buyer

It is always good to remember that buying a business is a 2-way street. How you treat the Seller, how promptly you respond and follow up are all being carefully noted and will help the Seller decide if you are the right person to run their business when they retire. There will be a transition […]

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Be The Proactive Seller

When you are selling your business, it is important for the Buyer to see a clear path to running your business once you are gone. If in every meeting you only talk about the things you do, the Buyer is left feeling when you are no longer around, the business will fail. So, talk about […]

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