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Selecting the right Business Broker

By Pavilion


You’ve decided to sell your business. Who should you sell it to and for how much? A Business Broker can help guide you through the selling process, but how do you select the right Business Broker to sell your company? A good Business Broker can and should be able to sell your business for 20-40…

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What is your business worth? Find out with a business valuation

By Pavilion


As a business owner, you probably have an idea about how much you want to sell your business for, but do you know what your business is actually worth? There are two things you must quickly realize: The worth of your business is not directly related to the amount of hard work you’ve put in…

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Increase the value of your company –before you sell

By Pavilion


To get the maximum value for your company it takes time. If you wait too long to start thinking about selling your business, you will miss out on getting the most value. Preparing your business for a sale can take up to two years, so start preparing immediately and do these three things: 1. Grow…

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Seven steps to successfully selling your business

By Pavilion


Selling your business Are you selling your business? It is generally accepted that on average about 20% of all businesses are for sale at any given time. The percentage of businesses that actually sell: 1 in 5 small businesses sell 1 in 4 small to mid-size businesses sell 1 in 3.5 mid-size companies sell 1…

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Are baby boomer entrepreneurs prepared to exit?

By Pavilion


As the Canadian population continues to age, more and more entrepreneurs are retiring. According to CIBC, the owners of half of all small- and medium-sized businesses in Canada are set to retire over the next decade. This includes 310,000 owners who plan to transfer control of their businesses within the next five years. It is…

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