SELL YOUR BUSINESS With Our Professional Team at NLBA

The 3 most common reasons business owners hire NLBA to sell their business: 1) Retirement of owner. 2) an entrepreneur has recognized the need for fresh ideas and new ownership. 3) Business owner has an adverse personal situation (divorce, health issues, partnership issue, etc)

Selling a business can be a time-consuming process packed with headaches. IT DOESN'T HAVE TO BE!

Deciding to sell your business maybe the easy part. How to go about the proccess is a whole another set of challenges! Setting a price, marketing confidentially, negotiating a win-win transaction with a prospective buyer, a sea of legal and financial details need to be addressed. Also, most accounting in a privately held company is done to minimize tax obligations and may not portray the company in the best light, we deal with this problem everyday. We will work with you to recast your financials to uncover the true (SDE) Seller Discretionary Earnings. Next Level Advisors will help with:
We can market your business without employees, customers, or competitors knowing that it is for sale.

Knowledge

We can market your business without employees, customers, or competitors knowing that it is for sale.
We can save you time and frustration when it comes to selling your business. We're the mid-market experts who can guide you through every aspect of the selling process.

Time

We can save you time and frustration when it comes to selling your business. We’re the mid-market experts who can guide you through every aspect of the selling process.
10 - 20% of all businesses change hands each year. Selling small to mid-market business is a competitive ordeal. We have the local, regional, and international buyers looking for your business.

Marketing

10 – 20% of all businesses change hands each year. Selling small to mid-market business is a competitive ordeal. We have the local, regional, and international buyers looking for your business.
Determining the right price is crucial. We get the fair market value and only bring in prequalified buyers. Negotiations are clean, patient, professional, and not clouded by emotions or personalities.

Negotiations

Determining the right price is crucial. We get the fair market value and only bring in prequalified buyers. Negotiations are clean, patient, professional, and not clouded by emotions or personalities.
We can make selling your business a positive and rewarding experience from your first meeting with us to the day you turn over the keys to the new owner.

Finish Line

We can make selling your business a positive and rewarding experience from your first meeting with us to the day you turn over the keys to the new owner.
NLBA is offers our additional areas of expertise including real-estate and business financing.

Additional Areas of Service

NLBA is offers our additional areas of expertise including real-estate and business financing.

Top 9 Things to Consider Before Selling Your Business

It is important to understand that for the time to complete a sale , a reasonable target would be about 3 months to 3 years.
The ultimate purchase price has significantly if the sales and earnings have been growing over the past several years.

Company's Recent Sales & Earnings

The ultimate purchase price has significantly if the sales and earnings have been growing over the past several years.
What percentage of its overall revenue would be lost?

If Your Business Lost its 2 Largest Customers

What percentage of its overall revenue would be lost?
Are there qualified management candidates within your company to take over once you, the owner, retire post sale?

Will you stay involved in the business

Are there qualified management candidates within your company to take over once you, the owner, retire post sale?
It may be advantageous to distribute it to the stockholders before selling the company and have the company lease it back at market value.

Is There Significant Value in the Company's Real Estate?

It may be advantageous to distribute it to the stockholders before selling the company and have the company lease it back at market value.
The Purchase Price takes into consideration that there will be no interest-bearing debt to be assumed by the buyer.

Understanding the Purchase Price

The Purchase Price takes into consideration that there will be no interest-bearing debt to be assumed by the buyer.
What is the Corporate Structure and which would be preferred, selling the assets or selling the corporate stock?

Corporate Structure

What is the Corporate Structure and which would be preferred, selling the assets or selling the corporate stock?
Are you willing to have your broker discuss the company with the company's competitors?

Company's Competitors

Are you willing to have your broker discuss the company with the company’s competitors?
Make sure the broker that you select is paid ONLY when the sale is complete and with a fee structure calculated to incentivize an increased sale price.

Reward of Success

Make sure the broker that you select is paid ONLY when the sale is complete and with a fee structure calculated to incentivize an increased sale price.
Is there someone within your company who can confidentially assemble the required financial data?

Confidentiality

Is there someone within your company who can confidentially assemble the required financial data?
  • The selling process is difficult and overwhelming at times, but your professionalism and organized approach mitigated most of the stress and streamlined the process. Job well done!

    William S. B. III and Larry D. L.
  • I would gladly recommend Randy and his staff at NLBA. They have been knowledgeable and informative in bringing qualified prospects.  Randy has allowed me to feel comfortable and confident in the sale of my business. 

    Don S.
    Owner
    Child Center Catering Business

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