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The Key to Getting 30% More for Your Company in1/2 the time!

So you are ready to sell your small or mid-sized business and can’t wait to get that great big check in your

Five ways to Guarantee payment when financing the sell of your business

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Protecting The Seller Note When Selling a Business

You have pride in your business, in what you have created and built over the years. When you sell your

Financing the Sale When Selling a Business: Myths

Discarding Myths, Fairy Tales and Urban Legends About Seller financing when selling a business. Have you heard the one about the

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One common fear among business sellers considering seller financing when selling a business is the possibility, no matter how slight, that the

Benefits of Being the Bank for Your Business Sale

Deciding whether your business sale should be a cash sale financed by a bank or seller financed (or even some

Seller Financing series of articles: Taxes, “Bad Books,” and Bridge Loans

Before you make any decisions on how to structure the sale of your business, educate yourself on the tax consequences, and

Seller Financing Series: What to do with Debt When Selling your Business

Another obstacle you may think exists to selling your business is making sure the buyer puts down enough money to retire existing

Seller Financing Series: Protecting Your Seller Financing Investment With Covenants

You’ve worked hard to build your company, have it just the way you want it, and now that the time

Sell a business: Nuts and Bolts of Seller Financing

As you work with you business broker to plan the details of a sale, its good to have a overview

Seller Financing Series: Determine the Term of Seller Financed Note

As you work with you business broker to plan the details of a sale, its good to have a overview understanding of

Seller Question #5: Why Should I Consider Seller Financing?

Generally speaking, there is an overriding negative connotation amongst business owners when it comes to the subject of carrying a

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Scot Cockroft Business Broker
Hi, I’m Scot Cockroft.

When I founded Sigma Mergers and Acquisitions back in 2003, I had sold my business the year prior.

Now, that can sound good, but let me tell you, back in 2003, it was not easy to sell a business. Not that I’m saying in modern day times it’s easy to sell a business, but back then I interviewed broker after broker after broker, and no one was interested in actually seeing the value that my business brought to the table.