News and Articles About Selling a Business

Once Purchased for $92 Million, This Seafood Restaurant Just Sold for a Fraction of That
Mergers and Acquisitions

Once Purchased for $92 Million, This Seafood Restaurant Just Sold for a Fraction of That

In 2008, Ruth's Hospitality Group bought Mitchell's Fish Market for $92 million. Then, the recession hit.
Kate Taylor
Why It's Key for Franchisees to Have an Exit Strategy
Franchise

Why It's Key for Franchisees to Have an Exit Strategy

You may not realize it when you buy a franchise, but franchising is a journey. And, every journey must eventually come to an end.
Joel Hall
5 Things You Need to Do Before Selling Your Company
Selling a Business

5 Things You Need to Do Before Selling Your Company

Taking care of a few key matters will help you get the most out of your business.
7 Questions for Your Investment Banker
Private equity

7 Questions for Your Investment Banker

Seeking capital for your startup? Here's what to inquire of a potential fundraiser.
Ryan Caldbeck
When to Kiss Your Startup Goodbye
Entrepreneurs

When to Kiss Your Startup Goodbye

Conventional wisdom says entrepreneurs should never give up. But after much reflection, I realized this was wrong.
Rahim Fazal
When Selecting a Buyer for Your Business, Don't Just Consider Price
Selling a Business

When Selecting a Buyer for Your Business, Don't Just Consider Price

Many variables enter the equation for a successful sale of a company. These are the key factors to weigh before you accept an offer and hand over the keys.
Tensie Homan
Negotiate Like a Pro -- 7 Techniques When Selling Your Company
Selling a Business

Negotiate Like a Pro -- 7 Techniques When Selling Your Company

The high stakes make this type of transaction entirely unique. Know how to proceed wisely.
Peter Lehrman
Ramping Up the Curb Appeal as You Plan to Sell Your Business
Selling a Business

Ramping Up the Curb Appeal as You Plan to Sell Your Business

Do a thorough inventory of such things as the company's brand assets and messaging to assure the highest value upon a transition in ownership.
Aaron Keller
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I Gave My Business Away. Here Are 3 Reasons Why.
Exit Strategies

I Gave My Business Away. Here Are 3 Reasons Why.

Would you simply give your business away instead of selling it for a profit?
Simon Cohen
Sell Losses at Your Failed Company for Cash. Take Full Advantage of Tax Credits.
Selling a Business

Sell Losses at Your Failed Company for Cash. Take Full Advantage of Tax Credits.

You worked hard to build your business. Realize all the fruits of your labor when it comes time to file your return.
Cameron Keng
A Mindset Tune-Up for a Profitable Exit Strategy
Exit Strategies

A Mindset Tune-Up for a Profitable Exit Strategy

Some simple shifts in thinking can help you attract buyers and move toward a profitable deal.
Carol Roth
Selling Your Business at Your Price
Exit Strategies

Selling Your Business at Your Price

No matter what valuation method you choose, plan your exit strategy for your company far in advance.
Jesse Torres

4 Best Practices for Making a Business Offer

Our expert says when making an offer to buy a business, it's essential to understand the seller and the business.
Ryan Himmel
3 Reasons It May Be Time to Sell Your Business
Selling a Business

3 Reasons It May Be Time to Sell Your Business

An inside look at the decision to move on.
Amanda Steinberg