October 8, 2018
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Baby boomers – a threat to your wealth!

Many business owners have more wealth tied up in the business than they do in their house. Given that 70% of business owners plan to use […]
September 24, 2018
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What is your business worth? – An introduction to Valuation

Did you know that most business owners can tell you what their house is worth, but not what their business is worth? However, knowing the value […]
September 17, 2018
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Why buyers buy – What makes a business attractive?

Why do buyers buy? They are looking for a return on their money! The higher the perceived return on their investment, the more attractive the business. […]
August 16, 2018
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Who’s on your business transition project team?

When it comes to putting in place a plan to leave your business getting the right advice can save you significant amounts of time and money. […]
April 17, 2018

Does your General Manager know you are going to retire?

Are you one of the many business owners who knows that your eventual retirement is looming closer but have chosen not to discuss this with your […]
March 22, 2018

Exiting your business – the biggest fear of all business owners?

Exiting your business – the biggest fear of all business owners? Why don’t most businesses have a defined exit or succession plan? For many business owners […]
June 8, 2017
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Understanding & Evaluating Equity Transfer Options

Most business owners are not aware that there are many options available to them in achieving a successful exit from your business. There are in fact […]
July 7, 2016

Step One: Business Readiness

Ascend Business Partners’ systematic approach to successfully exiting your business is called the “7 Steps to REFIRE”. In this blog we share the first of the […]
July 2, 2016

Finding the Right Broker for Your Sale

When making the important decision to sell your business, having the right business broker on your team is an important part of the process. Although there […]