Archive for May 2015

The Top Ten Things Peterson Acquisitions Will Do for You

1. We immerse ourselves in your business to get to know it in order to market and sell it 2. Once we know your business, we prepare a Confidential Information Memorandum, (CIM) which details what you are marketing and how your business operates. The CIM also summarizes your industry and its current opportunities to enhance…

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Things to Consider When Buying Into a Franchise

Should you invest in a franchise? After asking what would make you happiest, to the next one tends to be: “How much will this cost me?” But this business game can be a lot like Let’s Make A Deal unless you’re careful. If the cost rules your playing field and you fly by the seat…

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The Pitfalls of Selling A Business On Your Own

What Can A Business Broker Do For You? Why hire a business broker? The primary reason? Sellers usually don’t have the experience today’s market requires. A business broker can build you an exit plan, streamline the process, help make your business more valuable in the eyes of a buyer and ensure that your company is…

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Why Owning A Small Business Makes Sense

CNBC took a poll.  The results?  Sixty-two percent of Americans have more faith in small businesses than they do corporations. This is great news for entrepreneurs ready to take charge of their finances and their futures. According to CNBC, May 4, 2015, even politicians agree… In modern American politics, Democrats and Republicans disagree on virtually…

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In The Beginning of Selling or Buying a Business

From a Buyer’s point of view, buying a new business resembles speed dating. Your time may be limited so don’t waste any of it by jumping in without knowing the right questions to ask. This may be a long term choice.  You want to make sure and choose the right prospect.  Peterson Acquisitions will help…

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How To Stay Productive as a Successful Business Owner

Entrepreneur Magazine recently asked a handful of entrepreneurs how they manage to stay productive. Carol Craig, founder of Craig Technologies, doesn’t push herself past her limitations. A peer once told her that it’s okay to drop the ball occasionally as long as the ball bounces. While she’d rather sleep more, she takes advantage of quiet…

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Baby Boomers Mean Business, Buying and Selling Both!

Consumers, buyers, and sellers born between 1946 and 1964 aren’t retiring as early as their parents did and they are still big spenders. With human longevity reaching into triple digit years in some cases, business is strong for this generation. This new demographic means that while markets fluctuate in other areas, Baby Boomers are still…

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