The Benefits of Merging Companies from Two Industries
Typically, mergers happen between two companies within the same industry, usually because they have similar interests, valuable consumer bases, and expertise in the same areas. These mergers create super-companies that have the potential to dominate the competition within one industry to increase profits on both ends of the partnership. Same-industry mergers work well, but what […]
What You Should Think About When Selling a Technology Company
When most business owners and entrepreneurs found technology companies, it is the far-off objective to sell their businesses or go public. Unfortunately, when the time comes to consider selling their businesses, many founders still do not understand the many emotional, strategic, and tactical challenges in the process with which they will need to grapple. If […]
Why You Need an M&A Advisor to Sell Your Business
Selling a business is typically a long process that requires research, due diligence, and the dearest of commodities for business owners: time. Unfortunately, if you are a business owner thinking about selling your company, you understand that stopping everything so that you can go through the selling process is not ideal. There are people dependent […]
How to Grow a Thriving, Mutually-Beneficial Strategic Partnership
Similar to making friends as a child by teaming up with others on the playground, businesses require friendships to grow and thrive in a market economy. The goal of most companies is to beat the competition by purchasing and using the least expensive materials to produce their products and advertising campaigns to market them. Unfortunately, […]
Common Challenges of Selling Your Business
Fostering a business venture takes incredible dedication and talent, but so does finding the right buyer for your enterprise. If you’re wondering how to sell your business fast while earning a maximum return on investment, you’ve come to the right place. The team at Ashley Capital Group is dedicated to getting you the best deal […]
What is the Difference Between Strategic Sourcing & Purchasing?
Buying materials for product production and services is a necessary expense for most companies. However, keeping those expenses to a minimum while achieving the most value from suppliers is frequently an ongoing challenge for business owners. Fortunately, there is a way to successfully bargain-hunt in the material and service procurement process: strategic sourcing. In this […]
How To Approach A Business Owner About Selling A Business
If you’re in the market to purchase a business, you don’t need to see a “FOR SALE” sign flashing out front to make it happen. You just need the right approach. The keys to approaching a business owner about selling are preparation, preparation and more preparation. Whether you arrange to meet with the business owner […]
How Do I Sell My Business?
Successfully selling a business involves much more than just finding a buyer and handing over the keys. Selling a business requires you to devise a strategic business exit plan, from balancing the books to investing in technological updates to polishing the public image. Getting maximum value out of the business you’ve worked so hard to […]
How to Evaluate a Business for Sale
So you want to buy a business, but you’re not quite sure which one to buy? Acquisitions can be tremendous opportunities, but they can also damage an entrepreneur’s finances and reputation if they go sour or end up a failure. Poor decisions can cost money, time, and lead to lost opportunities. As an experienced provider […]
How Much Should I Sell My Business For?
Once you’ve decided to sell your business, the next logical step is to determine its true market value. We help businesses by managing partnerships and strategic alliances, which means we deal with business valuations on behalf of our clients all the time. There are several ways you can calculate the value of your business.