Selling your business? As a business owner, the very first step you should take is to thoroughly calculate the value of your business. In fact 80% of business owners do not know the value of their business even though their livelihood after the sale of their business depends on it. Business owners are busy – they have to focus on running and growing the business, keeping the clients and employees happy, and making a living.
However, all that comes to a halt when a business owner begins to contemplate listing their business for sale. When that time comes, the biggest priority is the business’ valuation. Business Broker Los Angeles – Brentwood Growth can help you make the right decision with the correct information. Our California business consultants and brokers will prepare your exit strategy, business succession, find the ideal buyer and sell your business.
Business Valuation — Business Broker Los Angeles
Having the right information about what your business value is will give you the information to be able to decide the perfect time to sell your business. You may be wondering, “Should I sell my business now? Should I wait 2-5 years? If I keep it, how do I grow my business before I plan to sell it?” A business valuation will answer these questions. For example, you may find that your valuation is higher than you expected, and you can list your company for sale today. On the other hand, a business valuation may reveal that you need to increase your revenue a bit before considering retirement or the sale of your business. In this case, Business Broker Las Vegas – Brentwood Growth can provide you with a growth strategy plan so that you can reach your goal and eventually sell your business in a few years’ time.
Selling a business is a difficult process. Business Broker Los Angeles – Brentwood Growth knows exactly what you’re going through and how to help you make the right decision. We’ve been there before ourselves, and we’re keenly aware of how stressful it can be. Knowing your business valuation, the right time to sell, your potential buyers, and the due diligence process – is difficult.
Selling a Business in Los Angeles
Business Broker Los Angeles – Brentwood Growth takes great pride in working with business owners to make the right decision with the correct information. We will work at your pace and ensure that you exit your company on your own terms.
Some of the questions we can help you answer are:
- What is the business actually worth?
- How to get a valuation of my business?
- Who would be the buyer and what would they expect from me post-sale?
- How disruptive would a sale process be and what if my competitors or employees found out?
- How to value a company using EBITDA multiple?
- If I wait what should I focus on to better prepare the business to be sold and increase the value?
- How is adjusted EBITDA calculated?
What to Expect When You Work With Business Broker Los Angeles – Brentwood Growth
Business Broker Los Angeles – Brentwood Growth has extensive experience in helping business owners find buyers for their companies on sale. We view all of our clients as true partners, and always work with their best interests in mind.
The process starts with a business valuation. The process takes 2-4 weeks and we do not charge for the initial valuation – we consider it our investment in the relationship. There is no commitment for you going forward, we simply hope that you will consider us for one of the above when the timing is right.
With that information you will be in a better position to consider your options:
- Sell my business now or in the possible future.
- Find a potential partner for growth or expansion.
- Continue to run the business, now with the knowledge of the metrics that will determine future value.
We Look Forward to Hearing From You
If you would like to learn more about how Business Broker Los Angeles – Brentwood Growth can help you sell your company, please get in touch. Our California business brokers offer free consultations and a complimentary business valuation with no commitment required. You can give us a call at 908-377-7807 or use our online contact form.