Knowledge & Experience
Deciding to sell your business is the easy part. How to go about selling it is another problem altogether. Setting a price, advertising, negotiating with a prospective buyer, and a host of legal and financial details need to be addressed. Also, most accounting in a privately held company is done to minimize tax obligations and may not portray the company in the best light. This is a problem we deal with every day. Your LIBERTY BUSINESS ADVISORS of San Francisco Inc broker will help you in recasting your financial information to capture the true discretionary cash flow produced by your business. This allows you to maximize the value of your business by showing its true earning capacity.
LIBERTY BUSINESS ADVISORS of San Francisco Inc can market your business without employees, customers or competitors knowing that it is for sale. This is important to ensure a smooth transition of the business during the selling process.
Unlike the sale of real estate or franchises, the sale of an ongoing business is very confidential for both the seller and the prospective buyer. All inquiries are held in strict confidence. Meetings are confidential, and we will work with you to schedule convenient meeting times and locations.
At LIBERTY BUSINESS ADVISORS of San Francisco Inc, you have the advantage of the largest network of business advisors in the nation. We can expose your business to prospective buyers not only in you local area, but also throughout the United States and the world.
In addition, we screen all buyers to determine their financial qualifications. Because we work with each potential buyer in finding the right business for his or her needs, the prospects we bring to you are genuinely interested in your business.
Only a small percentage of people who inquire about a particular business eventually purchases a business of that type. While this can be maddening if you try to sell your business alone, it's a tremendous opportunity if you are working with LIBERTY BUSINESS ADVISORS of San Francisco Inc. Since we receive dozens of inquiries each day, the fact that your business is listed with LIBERTY BUSINESS ADVISORS of San Francisco Inc increases the likelihood of finding a buyer early in the selling process.
Determining the right selling price, of course, is crucial. We can assist you in determining a fair market price that you can feel good about, because we know the prices of similar types of businesses in your area, as well as trends at work in the market.
We screen all inquiries and schedule meetings with serious prospects at a time that is convenient for you. This offers you the combined benefits of convenience and absolute confidentiality.
We handle negotiations in a clean, patient, professional manner that keeps the business issues clearly in focus rather than clouded by emotions of personalities. LIBERTY BUSINESS ADVISORS of San Francisco Inc turns the problems created by attorney's, accountants, land lords, buyers and sellers into creative solutions that work for you.
LIBERTY BUSINESS ADVISORS of San Francisco Inc can save you time and frustration when in comes to selling your business.
We're the business experts who can guide you through every aspect of the selling process - from arriving at a fair market price to handling financial arrangements and closing the transaction.
We're good at what we do. That's why so many of our clients come back to LIBERTY BUSINESS ADVISORS of San Francisco Inc.
The people at LIBERTY BUSINESS ADVISORS of San Francisco Inc are well-trained professionals who are aware of your needs. In fact, many of our advisors have experience as business owners. Whether you are ready to sell your business now or are just beginning to consider selling, call a LIBERTY BUSINESS ADVISORS of San Francisco Inc office near you for a confidential, no cost appointment. We will be happy to answer any questions you may have. Click here to find a LIBERTY BUSINESS ADVISORS of San Francisco Inc office close to you.
LIBERTY BUSINESS ADVISORS of San Francisco Inc can make selling your business a successful, rewarding experience from your first meeting with us to the day you turn over the keys to the new owner.
As the seller of a business, one of your most legitimate concerns is confidentiality. LIBERTY BUSINESS ADVISORS of San Francisco Inc business brokers specialize in keeping all aspects of your business and your desire to sell confidential. Of course, certain information about your business must be disclosed to potential buyers. However, this is only done after your LIBERTY BUSINESS ADVISORS of San Francisco Inc broker prescreens, filters and registers every prospective business buyer. All business sellers are concerned that their competitors or employees will discover that their business is for sale. LIBERTY BUSINESS ADVISORS of San Francisco Inc brokers act on your behalf as your business for sale intermediary. If you engage a LIBERTY BUSINESS ADVISORS of San Francisco Inc broker, he or she is working for you to sell your business in the most professional, discreet and effective way possible.
Time and Expertise
Many first time business sellers either think about selling their business themselves. Over time, the vast majority of these business sellers come to the conclusion that it is extremely difficult, if not impossible, to sell a business while running it day-to-day. In addition, keeping a potential sale confidential from employees is next to impossible. A LIBERTY BUSINESS ADVISORS of San Francisco Inc business broker has the experience to handle the sale of your business in an efficient and professional manner. They know the procedures, the forms required and the proper methodology to protect you during the sale process. An experienced business broker, who has spent a number of years developing an understanding of the current market and acquisition process, can be invaluable in helping you sell your business.
Professional Marketing and Representation
Your LIBERTY BUSINESS ADVISORS of San Francisco Inc business broker will prepare a Business Profile and/or a Confidential Business Review. These are informational packages that your LIBERTY BUSINESS ADVISORS of San Francisco Inc broker uses when promoting the sale of your business. The LIBERTY BUSINESS ADVISORS of San Francisco Inc Business Profile is a single page marketing piece and its purpose is to present all the important details about your business; its basic financials, your facilities, your employees and a verbal description of your business. It is easy to read and provides a snapshot of your business in an attractive and effective way. The elements of a LIBERTY BUSINESS ADVISORS of San Francisco Inc Confidential Business Review are more detailed and similar to what you might find in a business plan that is prepared for a bank. It will be essential should a prospective buyer of your business require third party financing. These packages are essential tools when representing a business for sale.
A Business Environment
At LIBERTY BUSINESS ADVISORS of San Francisco Inc, we are "The Place to Go to Buy or Sell a Business". With hundreds of offices and more than 1,000 brokers nationally and around the globe, we have offices where prospective business buyers and sellers can meet with a professional to discuss the potential sale of a business. Many independent business brokers operate out of their homes and by themselves. LIBERTY BUSINESS ADVISORS of San Francisco Inc office owners have made substantial investments in their communities by opening offices and hiring other professionals to help grow their business and provide the human and intellectual capital to get the job professionally done. They are here to stay. Eighty percent of our business buyers purchase a business that is different from the one they originally inquired about. To attract serious business buyers, a brokerage office must have enough businesses for sale in house. Your LIBERTY BUSINESS ADVISORS of San Francisco Inc broker will have many buyers in the wings waiting for the right business. By working with LIBERTY BUSINESS ADVISORS of San Francisco Inc, your business will be introduced to the right kinds of business buyers at the right time. LIBERTY BUSINESS ADVISORS of San Francisco Inc's filtering and prescreening process will ensure these buyers are financially and operationally capable of buying your business. You want to make sure that the prospective buyers who are going to be looking over your proprietary business information are both serious about and capable of purchasing your company.