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Is Your Business Ready to Sell?

2018-10-16T17:18:01+00:00October 16th, 2018|Categories: Article|

By Sam Thompson, CBI, M&AMI Selling your business will probably be the most challenging undertaking that you, as a business owner, experience. Most likely, your business is the largest financial asset you have, so make sure that you put ample time and energy into selling your "baby." I owned a hospitality business for 29 years and [...]

When NIKE Wants to Buy Your Company

2018-10-11T15:38:39+00:00October 11th, 2018|Categories: Podcast|

Peter Fader co-founded Zodiac in 2015. The company integrated the Wharton professor’s decades of research into customer lifetime value into a software system that could estimate the lifetime value of a customer. By 2018, the company had built itself up to 13 full-time employees, and an additional roster of part-time specialists. Zodiac had Fortune 500 companies [...]

From Technological Obsolescence to a Multi-Million Dollar Exit

2018-10-04T15:14:30+00:00October 4th, 2018|Categories: Podcast|

George Bandarian II took over AMI, his family’s microfilm business in 2000. Recognizing a need for change in an evolving marketplace, Bandarian restructured AMI’s services to become a digital transformation agency, helping corporations preserve paper records online and automate manual paper-based processes. In 2017, with about $2 million in revenue, the timing was right for a [...]

Exiting Tips From One Of The Top 40 Under 40

2018-10-02T18:35:02+00:00October 2nd, 2018|Categories: Article|

Wind Mobile founder Anthony Lacavera has started 12 businesses, six of which he has exited. His exits have ranged in value from the $6 million he got for one of his recent start-ups to $1.3 billion when he sold Wind Mobile. He did it by following two key tips. Understand what kind of company you are [...]

Why A NYSE-listed Giant Bought This $2M Business

2018-09-28T18:26:54+00:00September 28th, 2018|Categories: Podcast|

Angela Mader founded fitlosophy®, a fitness and lifestyle products company, in 2008. Beginning with a fitness journal she called “fitbook”, Mader built a brand that focused on helping customers achieve their fitness goals. By 2017, fitlosophy had grown to 6 employees, $2 million in top-line revenue and Mader was selling her journals in 16,000 stores including [...]

Jim Remsik’s Adorable Exit Was Just Right

2018-09-20T15:49:28+00:00September 20th, 2018|Categories: Podcast|

Jim Remsik founded Adorable, a business that develops custom software for entrepreneurs and enterprises alike, in 2014. By 2016, the company had grown to $3 million and 23 employees. On the outside everything looked great, but Adorable and Remsik were about to hit a rough patch.   Despite Adorable’s rapid growth, Remsik had lost his business [...]

Sam Thompson to Speak at M&A Source 2018 Fall Conference

2018-09-19T14:32:08+00:00September 18th, 2018|Categories: Article|

The M&A Source Annual Fall Conference and Dealmakers Expo is set for Nov 4-7 in Charlotte, NC.   With over 200 M&A professionals, intermediaries, Private Equity Groups and Search Fund attendees expected to meet for four days of deal-making and education. The Sheraton downtown hotel in Charlotte, NC is a perfect host setting for M&A professionals involved in [...]

How Matchmaking By Microsoft Led To One Of 2018’s Biggest Technology Deals

2018-09-13T16:30:05+00:00September 13th, 2018|Categories: Podcast|

Mitchell Feldman founded CloudAmour, providing Microsoft cloud solutions to small and medium businesses, in July 2012. With an active marketing and sales presence, by 2015, CloudAmour had reached a staff of 35 and approximately £3.5 million in annual revenue. The company was well established and fast growing, and that’s when Microsoft came knocking. But they didn’t [...]

The Biggest Mistake Owners Make When Selling

2018-09-04T15:45:04+00:00September 4th, 2018|Categories: Article|

One of the biggest mistake owners make in selling their company is being lured into a proprietary deal. The Definition Of A Proprietary Deal Acquirers land a proprietary deal (or “prop deal”) when they convince owners to sell their businesses without creating a competitive marketplace. Acquirers running a proprietary deal know they don’t have any competition [...]

This Grasshopper Has Learned Well

2018-08-30T15:49:12+00:00August 30th, 2018|Categories: Podcast|

David Hauser and his business partner founded Grasshopper in 2004. The company offers a virtual phone system for entrepreneurs, targeting a core market of businesses with 1 to 10 employees. Over the course of 12 years, they grew Grasshopper independently, without outside investment -- a rare feat among fast-growing technology companies. By 2016,  Grasshopper was up [...]

About Transitions in Business

Transitions In Business is an independent firm, servicing medium sized businesses and their respective buyers. Our vision is to effectively guide corporate ownership through the many obstacles of mergers and acquisitions by confidently offering a clear and honest partnership. Our process includes confidentially engaging and vetting qualified buyers that will maximize the transaction benefits for both the seller and the buyer of a business.