Stats Show M&A Buying Activity Picking Up … But Acquirers Have Reservations. Turns Out Sellers Do Too. What Will Break This Stand Off?
According to the latest survey from Citizens Commercial Banking, Middle Market Outlook Report what’s the number one worry of business owners when they think about selling their company?
Having it undervalued. “So maybe I shouldn’t sell …?”
What’s the number one worry of buyers when looking to acquire a business?
Making sure it can drive revenue in the future. “We aren’t confident we can find companies to acquire that can get us into the markets we want in a way that will grow revenue for us.”
Solution to both problems?
How do you do that? Your first step is to make this outcome your goal. Your second step is to realize it takes 2-4 years to make the changes buyers look for so you can get the premium you want.
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