Podcast


3 Expert Secrets for Getting the Biggest Bang for Your Buck When Selling a Business

To punctuate our fall blog series on business valuation, we interviewed a friend of Audacia Strategies, Dan Doran, Principal at financial services firm Quantive. As an experienced M&A professional focusing on small and mid-sized privately held companies, Dan has seen it all—or at least, A LOT. He and his team support both buyers and sellers uniquely positioning him to be the voice of reason when it comes to transformative business deals.

In this episode we discuss:

  1. When and how to think about your business’s valuation
  2. The difference between valuation and price
  3. How to get the biggest bang for your buck when influencing your business valuation

Webinar

Succeeding as a Smaller Financial Buyer in Mid-Market Mergers & Acquisitions

Buying an existing business is one of the best ways to break into a new market, acquire valuable copyrights or patents, or leverage your expertise to steer a stagnating business in the right direction. While acquiring a business typically requires more funds upfront, the risks tend to be less than starting your own business—as long as you buy smart, that is.

We teamed up with Richard Phillips of Crossroads Capital to create a webinar guiding the smaller financial buyer eying the middle market. Here we specifically address two key insights about buying an existing business: buy-side challenges to consider and how to develop a communications approach that turns those challenges to your advantage. So, let’s get to it!

Insights

Changing of the Guard: Are You Ready?

“The challenge for IR when major executive transitions occur, planned or unplanned, is that in the minds of investors, change equals risk.”
– Katy Herr, Founder and CEO, Audacia Strategies

Katy Herr spoke with the National Investor Relations Institute’s IR Update about the importance of managing through C-suite transitions. Check out the article for best practices and practical advice on how to manage a successful executive entrance (or exit!).

Insights

How to Value a Business: The Ultimate Guide to Business Valuation

“You wouldn’t sell your house without clearing the clutter, giving it a fresh coat of paint, and engaging a crackerjack realtor. Business valuations are similar.”
– Katy Herr, Founder and CEO, Audacia Strategies

Katy Herr spoke with Fit Small Business about how to approach valuing a business.

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