IBG Business makes “Inc. 5000” list for 2021 Three-year revenue growth of 99% earns IBG a solid position in Inc. Magazine’s annual list of growing companies. IBG Business has made the 2021 edition of the Inc. 5000, which recognizes the nation’s fastest-growing firms. In receiving this recognition, IBG joins leading U.S. companies – such as […]
The Most Important Decision a Business Owner Will Ever Make Sooner or later, as the owner of a privately held company, you are going to sell your business. The thought of it can be overwhelming and confusing. The question is how can you ensure that you receive the best price and most favorable terms with
M&A brokers and advisor firms know that most businesses for sale offer some type of seller financing. Seller financing in business sales covers all or a portion of the purchase price in the form of a loan. The remainder of the purchase price for a company may be covered by either a down payment, an outside loan, or some combination of the two.
The professional process for selling a business is known to generate the most successful results for clients. This process works for selling a manufacturing business, spinning off a corporate division, or for divesting service companies.
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Colorado mergers and acquisitions conference; Best Practices in M&A will focus on the hottest topics for fast growing companies. M&A issues with actionable advice in deciding to buy, merging with another firm, or the best for selling your business…
Does My M&A Broker Truly Understand My Business? When interviewing M&A brokers or investment bankers to advise you and manage the sale of your company, it is very important for you to outline your specific decision-making process for selecting an advisor and your requirements for a successful business sale. Without the information gleaned from that
In due diligence for a business acquisition or merger, there are many areas you’ll want to look at closely. We look at three oft-overlooked areas that a business buyer should consider . . .
Many business owners start their exit strategy exploration with a conversation focused primarily on business value expectations. But few have a real understanding of the length or breadth of the business sale process. Understanding the process is critical. Timing often influences the value and other key factors that drive the success of a business sale.
When preparing to sell a business, a mistake you will want to avoid is failing to pay enough attention to the variety of legal issues involved in a business sale. The wrong legal mistake can stop a sale in its tracks. Worse, it could cost a small fortune to unravel. Thus, it is critically important
Tax planning tips on family business succession from the Tiffany & Bosco newsletter. A warning is about a common error of assuming that business valuation, or even the firm’s very existence, will survive the loss its key person; many factors can lead to a fire sale of the business at discounts of 40 to 80% compared to its date-of-death value . . .
The M&A market in Oklahoma has felt the effects of the roller coaster ride that oil has steadily been a passenger on for the past 18 months, but transactions continue to close across a wide variety of industries. That said, the natural resources native to the region have certainly been a key source of transaction
EBITDA is an acronym for “Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation and Amortization.” EBITDA can be a useful tool in comparing the financial strength of two or more companies, and it can be used as a key business valuation factor in determining your company’s market value when you are considering selling your business. There are some
All M&A transactions have one thing in common – they require the business owner/s to divulge information that is highly confidential and imperative to the success of the business – an action that is often counter to the normal course of business. In the wrong hands, this type of information can be seriously detrimental to
Colorado continues to generate robust M&A activity. According to data sourced from industry research group FactSet, through late September 2016, there have been more than 200 announced M&A transactions in the state including a few transactions of note. The sectors that have seen the most M&A activity in Colorado in 2016 are technology, healthcare, oil
The business acquisition and sale process is topsy-turvy with highs and lows from start to finish. From initial marketing efforts, to offer solicitation, due diligence and eventual close, a myriad of issues cause deals to dissipate. In some cases, the cause is the seller’s, in others it’s the buyer’s. The process can be arduous, which
Dan Roth, Managing Director, IBG Business The predicted flood of business sales by retiring Baby Boomers in the U.S. has not materialized – yet. Exit planning and business broker firms predicted millions of companies would flood the market as baby boomers focused on retirement. These companies were projected to hit the market starting in 2011,
Organic foods manufacturer, Alpine Valley, sells to Flowers Foods “The support and business experience I received from the team at IBG/Fox & Fin was nothing short of miraculous,” said Wood. “Time and time again, over several years, Bruce Black and Jim Afinowich provided exceptional guidance, insights and direction, along with a well-defined process, which allowed
M&A Brokers and Investment Bankers note results from a Q1 M&A activity survey conducted by Pepperdine University and professional associations. As participants in the “Market Pulse” survey, IBG Business team members concur today there are positive forces driving high business valuations for selling businesses, especially in lower middle market mergers and acquisitions, or M&A, deals.
TULSA, OK August 1, 2015 – International Business Group, LLC, dba IBG Business (IBG), is pleased to announce that John C. Marshall has joined IBG as Vice President of Business Development. Mr. Marshall has over thirty years’ experience in business development and marketing in the oil and gas industry, in business valuations, and leading business
IBG’s Jim Afinowich led several panels and taught a course for professional M&A brokers and advisors in Atlantic City at The M&A Source Educational Conference and Middle Market Buyer EXPO.
Principals of IBG Business met face-to-face with private equity and family office groups who are seeking mid-market acquisitions.
M&A firm receives recognition for exceptional performance and success with 2014 award from Acquisition International Magazine. January 2015 IBG Business, LLC is proud to announce that the firm was selected as Acquisition International’s 2014 Privately Owned Business M&A Firm of the Year – USA. The award recognizes the prestigious M&A firm’s outstanding achievement and leadership
You Have One Chance to Get it Right… Over 80 percent of business owners only sell a business once in a lifetime. The typical business owner has invested substantial money, time and energy into building his or her company. The owner’s company typically comprises in excess of 80 percent of an entrepreneur’s net worth, thus
International Business Group, LLC announces it has acquired the operating platform of IBG Business Services
International Business Group, LLC announces it has acquired the operating platform of IBG Business Services, Inc., a Denver based M&A advisory firm founded in 1986. International Business Group, LLC operates under the name IBG Business. It is owned by principals of prominent M&A firms located in Arizona, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania and Colorado. The combined firms will
Contact: Tammy Hoffman 7900 E. Union Ave., Suite 900 Denver, CO 80237 (303) 758-4000 THoffman@IBGBusiness.com www.IBGBusiness.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE IBG Business Announces Mergers and Acquisition Services Expansion Platform National M&A firms combine forces to offer new options for clients across the country with plans to open multiple offices in 2014 DENVER, CO, June 24, 2014
International Business Group, Ltd. (IBG), is pleased to announce that Samuel Cheris has joined IBG as General Counsel & Managing Director. Mr. Cheris is an experienced general counsel and corporate executive with more than 30 years of experience in the legal arena as well as finance, business development, administration and consulting. He is an expert in business
IBG International Business Group, Ltd. would like to announce the acquisition of EarthFax Engineering, Inc. by Pacific Western Technologies, Ltd. (PTW). Dennis Patten, a managing partner at our firm, led the negotiations and was the lead financial advisor for EarthFax Engineering. EarthFax Engineering is based in Midvale, Utah and is a consulting engineering firm that provides services in civil
The best M&A transactions result in both the buyer and the seller achieving significant benefits. However, completing an M&A transaction is often complex, challenging and, at times, frustrating. Many issues arise, ranging from minor and easily handled to major problems that can prevent a deal from closing. Recently, Grant Thornton LLP shared some insights into
Although the environment for selling a privately held business has been extremely challenging since late 2008, increased activity and the interest garnered by IBG’s clients over the last 12 months, indicates to us that the market is recovering. The market for selling a business is substantially better today than it was in 2009 and early
In a 2010 survey of small and mid-size business owners, PriceWaterhouseCoopers found that more than half of the owners of privately held businesses are thinking about selling within the next five years. Here some survey highlights and notable findings: 1. 60% percent of the owners of privately held small businesses say they will monetize via
Since late 2008, we frequently heard from business owners stating, “This IS when I was planning to sell, but my business is way off and I am going to have to wait.” At IBG, in most cases, we agreed with this sentiment. Now in 2011, we’re hearing business owners saying, “My business is growing again
Over the last 10 years, private equity groups (PEGs) have increased their presence in the lower middle-market sector. With nearly $500 billion of capital available to invest, PEGs will be a significant growth force in the lower middle-market. For business owners, one key benefit of this trend is the opportunity to sell all or a