One Strategy Took Them From 12.5 to 16 times EBITDA

2021-10-26T13:22:18+00:00

“Arleen and Ted Taveras received an attractive offer for their insurance consultancy business right at the beginning of COVID. It was tempting to accept the offer and walk away from their very successful business," shares Sam Thompson a Minneapolis business broker and the president of M&A firm Transitions In Business. "Fortunately they went to market and [...]

One Strategy Took Them From 12.5 to 16 times EBITDA2021-10-26T13:22:18+00:00

How iD Tech Went From the Verge of Extinction to a $200 Million Acquisition in 12 Months

2021-10-14T16:17:23+00:00

“COVID has created many problems in the world yet there are companies that were forced to change their model for the better. ID Tech is one of them," shares Sam Thompson a Minneapolis business broker and the president of M&A firm Transitions In Business. "They took their in person tech camps and made them a virtual [...]

How iD Tech Went From the Verge of Extinction to a $200 Million Acquisition in 12 Months2021-10-14T16:17:23+00:00

Once Bitten, Twice Shy: The (Real) Reason Jay Gould Sold Yashi for $33M

2021-10-07T14:12:23+00:00

“Jay Gould lost his business during a lawsuit," shares Sam Thompson a Minneapolis business broker and the president of M&A firm Transitions In Business. "He moved on and started another business called Yashi in the ad space. Gould shares valuable insights into topics such as keeping control with your shares, finding acquirers and working with investors.” [...]

Once Bitten, Twice Shy: The (Real) Reason Jay Gould Sold Yashi for $33M2021-10-07T14:12:23+00:00

Inside Uptime’s 7-Figure Acquisition of JurisPage

2021-09-29T18:19:05+00:00

“Andy Cabasso, co-founder of JurisPage, a marketing business for law firms found the perfect buyer. This interview shows you how attractive it can be to sell to a strategic buyer," shares Sam Thompson a Minneapolis business broker and the president of M&A firm Transitions In Business. "This interview has excellent tips in taking you inside the [...]

Inside Uptime’s 7-Figure Acquisition of JurisPage2021-09-29T18:19:05+00:00

Punching Above Your Weight When It’s Time to Sell

2021-09-24T15:05:23+00:00

“Mehul Sheth, founder of VMS Aircraft, shares valuable insights into what all business owners need to know when selling their business," shares Sam Thompson a Minneapolis business broker and the president of M&A firm Transitions In Business. "There are many valuable tips in this podcast such as how to avoid dropping your price during due diligence, [...]

Punching Above Your Weight When It’s Time to Sell2021-09-24T15:05:23+00:00

From Zero to $1.2 Million ARR Exit In 2 Years

2021-09-17T17:35:38+00:00

“Paul J. Farrell, founder of Nehemiah Security, shares valuable insights into the structure of a family fund and preparing your business for a sale," shares Minneapolis business broker Sam Thompson with M&A firm Transitions In Business. "He talks about the importance of a data room and organizing the data room well before you plan to sell.” [...]

From Zero to $1.2 Million ARR Exit In 2 Years2021-09-17T17:35:38+00:00

The Shotgun Breakup

2021-09-09T15:06:21+00:00

“This is a story of a business that had tremendous growth and how the owners survived the Great Recession while adding value to their business. An excellent lesson on scaling a business while controlling capital expenditures,” states Sam Thompson a Minneapolis business broker and the president of M&A firm Transitions In Business. Back in 2006, Michael [...]

The Shotgun Breakup2021-09-09T15:06:21+00:00

From Broke to Big Time Exit in Just 2 Years

2021-09-01T15:43:20+00:00

“Here’s a business owner that put in a tremendous amount of time to grow his business. He quickly found a market with a need," shares Sam Thompson a Minneapolis business broker and the president of M&A firm Transitions In Business. "This story of how Justin Adams created a business and then sold it has many valuable [...]

From Broke to Big Time Exit in Just 2 Years2021-09-01T15:43:20+00:00

Cheryl Contee on Selling Attentive.ly

2021-08-25T22:30:16+00:00

“This podcast takes you through the process of selling your business and finding out why the buyer wants to buy your business," shares Sam Thompson a Minneapolis business broker and the president of M&A firm Transitions In Business.  "The sellers were able to have the buyer share with them how the selling business fit in with [...]

Cheryl Contee on Selling Attentive.ly2021-08-25T22:30:16+00:00

Turning the Tables

2021-08-18T20:11:45+00:00

“I always enjoy looking back at previous interviews and hearing from John Warrillow on what he thought his guests did right and at times could have done better when selling their businesses," shares Sam Thompson a Minneapolis business broker and the president of M&A firm Transitions In Business. "Avoiding earnouts, getting a larger multiple and understanding [...]

Turning the Tables2021-08-18T20:11:45+00:00

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.
Go to Top