In our experience, most businesses sell within 6-10 months, but it can take longer. It depends on the industry, the businesses’ financial performance and the complexity of the transaction.
We follow a carefully conducted screening process of all buyers and every buyer is required to sign our non-disclosure agreement before providing specific information about the company.
Ultimately, a business is worth what somebody is willing to pay for it. There are many factors (tangible and intangible) that are considered when calculating the value of a business. The two main factors are cash flow and risk. Contact our experienced business brokers today to start on your business valuation.
We represent business in all industries. Whatever industry you are in we will help you find the right buyer.
An exclusive listing agreement outlines the relationship between the Business owner and Invictus Business Brokers (IBB), including but not limited to duration of the agreement, commission, duties and dispute resolution.
We are usually paid by the seller only if the business is sold.
Once the seller has accepted an offer, the buyer is entitled to review any and all pertinent supporting documentation that was used to prepare the financial statements represented in the company’s prospectus. The process can vary depending on the industry, however it generally includes the following:
The main advantage of buying an existing business is cash flow. Also, there are already processes, people and resources in place from day one. While these aspects may be improved by the buyer, the existence of these factors increases the chances of better ROI and reduces risk. Additionally, the existing businesses are typically easier to finance.
Financing is typically a combination of debt, equity and seller financing. Small Business Administration (SBA) loans are used as well as 401Ks and IRAs without penalty.
Under this program, entrepreneurs (and their spouses and unmarried children under 21) are eligible to apply for a green card (permanent residence) if they: