A group of operating shareholders can add strength and bench depth to a company. However, we’ve also seen the horror stories that stem from shareholders that have different ideas on the direction of the company, growth, or their own roles and workload within a company. Join us October 16th for our panel discussion on all the […]
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Quantive’s Dan Doran and Bob Moskal recently joined Kevin Pomfret on the “Williams Mullen Govcon Perspectives” podcast episode titled: “Will You Be Ready to Sell Your Government Contracting Business?” On this episode they dive into what buyers want to see when they are purchasing a government contracting business and what it really takes to get […]
We are so pleased to announce that Susan Trivers has joined the Quantive Team! Susan brings 20 years of experience working with small to medium business owners to help them increase the financial value of their company. She engages with owners to ensure their focus and energy are aimed towards innovations for future growth and […]
If you are considering selling your company step 1 should be understanding what the company is worth. Just like selling a car: before you go to the dealership you consult Kelley Blue Book, right? The same logic holds for a business: you can’t price it well if you don’t know the value. Why a Formal […]
We spend a lot of time talking (and talking, and talking) about revenue trends and earnings trends and successfully selling or exiting from a small business. A lot of people are going to successfully exit their business. They’ll do it on their own terms and get a reasonable return for their efforts. But how do […]
“…Whatever Someone Is Willing to Pay” A phrase we hear pretty frequently is “a business is worth what someone is willing to pay for it.” And of course, this is a true statement. When a business sells… that’s the number. But the problem with this statement is that it’s reactionary. Reactionary is bad. Play Offense […]
Getting ready to request an SBA Loan for financing? Like a lot of things in life, it’s best to go into it being prepared. That means understanding the SBA Loan Process, and doing all your homework early. To help you along that path, check out our SBA loan checklist below: SBA Loan Application –: Borrower Information Form – SBA […]
For most entrepreneurs their business is the largest asset that they own. Further most entrepreneurs have built their company with an eye towards and eventual sale and retirement. Given these facts, a successful and enjoyable retirement is largely contingent upon the successful sale of the company. Given the importance of the business in their life […]
Estimating a value of intangible assets such as goodwill can be highly speculative. This is often a significant point of contention in scenarios involving two parties rallying for a fair market value of a business. We see it all the time in divorce proceedings. The 101 on Goodwill Goodwill can be segmented into two categories, […]
Selling a business can be a stressful event. Given the size of the asset – and likely it’s importance to your retirement – you can just imagine that there are going to be some white knuckle moments. To reduce your anxiety level and increase your odds of success, here are five items to consider as […]
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