How to Choose a Business Broker

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Most sellers have never been through a business sales process before, making it difficult to pick the right broker. Here are the elements we believe are essential to consider when choosing the best business broker to sell your business.

A consultative business broker will concentrate on fully understanding your business before presenting a valuation

Transactional vs Consultative Approach


Communicate the Process

Choose a business broker who can clearly explain how they can sell your business

More than a Multiple

A business is not just valued on its cash flow and multiple of earnings
Great business brokers produce detailed marketing packages to take a business to market

Marketing Package


Buyer Pool

Buyer database of individual, strategic and private equity buyers
A business broker with industry specialization brings a lot of value to business owners selling their business

Industry Specialization

Size Considerations


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