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Businesses for sale in Calgary

Heading into 2016, there are plenty of great business opportunities in Calgary for new and seasoned business owners.  Below, we have highlighted a few businesses that are for sale in Calgary and the surrounding area. High end ornamental exterior fencing…

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How to sell your business checklist

Selling a business is a big undertaking that requires a great deal of thought, preparation, and planning.  A successful business sale can take several months to execute.  Only 16% of all businesses listed for sale actually sell.  Having a plan…

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Businesses for sale in Calgary

Right now, there are plenty of great business opportunities in Calgary for new and seasoned business owners.  Below, we have highlighted a few businesses that are for sale in Calgary and the surrounding area. Interior design business listed at $975,000. …

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Who Will Buy Boomer Businesses?

A recent CBC report estimated that $1.9 Trillion in business assets in Canada are poised to change hands in five years. These companies are vital to the economy employing some 2 million workers. Boomer businesses are estimated to represent 15% of…

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Vendor Financing

In today’s financial markets it can prove difficult to obtain any form of financing on the purchase of a new business. This can frustrate many potential purchasers. Alternative forms of financing, if available, may be too expensive. A seller may offer financing…

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Transactional Brokerage

When selling a business you will usually employ the services of a business broker. A good business broker will cooperate with other brokers so that the client is exposed to as many potential buyers as possible. Often, however, it is the listing…

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Factors That Influence Price

It is not a simple task to evaluate the suggested sales price of a business. The process itself can be very subjective. One way to establish the value of a small business is by the income method, the cashflow, often called…

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Start planning your exit strategy today!

I recently read an interesting article published by Gary Ampulski from Midwest Genesis, a management advisory firm based out of Illinois and Wisconsin. The article, “There’s a Perfect Storm Approaching for Exiting Business Owners”, reviews the implications of the current…

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