$380 Million for Knowledge Curated at the School of Hard Knocks

2022-01-18T21:26:11+00:00

“David Perry shares his story of selling his gaming business and what it takes to build a brand," shares Sam Thompson a Minneapolis business broker and the president of M&A firm Transitions In Business. "He uses a train analogy to describe how to be a leader in the industry. David uses a creative strategy in finding [...]

$380 Million for Knowledge Curated at the School of Hard Knocks2022-01-18T21:26:11+00:00

How to Attract the Acquirer You Crave

2022-01-13T20:12:53+00:00

“One key in having a successful sale of your business is to hire a coach 3-5 years prior to your sale. Anthony Fracchia did this and he saw a substantial increase in the value of his firm when he sold," shares Sam Thompson a Minneapolis business broker and the president of M&A firm Transitions In Business. [...]

How to Attract the Acquirer You Crave2022-01-13T20:12:53+00:00

How to Sell a 12 Employee Company for $17 Million

2022-01-10T17:43:07+00:00

“Rafael Zimberhoff founded ShipRush, an IT company, and eventually sold it for $17 million. He shares his selling journey which includes how to find a good M&A professional," shares Sam Thompson a Minneapolis business broker and the president of M&A firm Transitions In Business. "He also provides insight into dealing with the “no shop” clause in [...]

How to Sell a 12 Employee Company for $17 Million2022-01-10T17:43:07+00:00

How to Create a Bidding War Plus Three Other Lessons

2022-01-06T17:19:28+00:00

This week’s episode of Built to Sell Radio is the Intel edition. We focus on four recent guests and highlight the strategies that made their companies built to sell. This fast-paced episode is filled with simple hacks and shrewd tactics. Listen for: Three ways to create a bidding war for your company. The one attribute acquirers find almost [...]

How to Create a Bidding War Plus Three Other Lessons2022-01-06T17:19:28+00:00

3 Ways to Play an Industry Roll-Up

2021-12-15T20:06:46+00:00

“Jon Claydon founded Streamline Marketing and within seven years sold his business," shares Sam Thompson a Minneapolis business broker and the president of M&A firm Transitions In Business. "He talks in detail about selling to a private equity group with a roll up strategy. He also shares why it’s important to have an intermediary negotiate for [...]

3 Ways to Play an Industry Roll-Up2021-12-15T20:06:46+00:00

The Happy Exit

2021-12-09T16:00:16+00:00

“Prantik Mazumdar owned a digital marketing firm called Happy Marketer. He sold his company once his revenues had reached $10 million. His sale included some cash down and some as an earn out," shares Sam Thompson a Minneapolis business broker and the president of M&A firm Transitions In Business. "This episode goes into detail on how [...]

The Happy Exit2021-12-09T16:00:16+00:00

The $26 Million Dollar Man

2021-12-01T16:51:49+00:00

“Josh Delaney, founder of FAB CBD, a CBD e-tailer was successful in rapidly building his business and then drawing unsolicited interest from buyers. He understood supply chain management and digital marketing and saw his firm hit $11M in revenue in three years," shares Sam Thompson a Minneapolis business broker and the president of M&A firm Transitions [...]

The $26 Million Dollar Man2021-12-01T16:51:49+00:00

From Elon Musk to Exit of His Own

2021-11-24T18:03:43+00:00

“Within five years from starting The Launch Company, Ben Kellie sold a portion of his company to Voyager Space, a private equity backed group. This episode provides excellent tips for owners looking at selling to a financial buyer," shares Sam Thompson a Minneapolis business broker and the president of M&A firm Transitions In Business. "Ben also [...]

From Elon Musk to Exit of His Own2021-11-24T18:03:43+00:00

Getting Around Your Non-compete

2021-11-10T22:14:26+00:00

“Nick Leighton, owner of NettResults, sold his business with a very flexible non-compete clause.  It was so flexible that he was able to operate his business exactly as it was two years after the sale.  This podcast shares how he structured the non-compete clause and what he did to operate his business from another city," shares [...]

Getting Around Your Non-compete2021-11-10T22:14:26+00:00

3 Things to Consider Before Shopping Your Business

2021-11-04T15:22:20+00:00

“Leona Watson had a successful cooking lessons team building company when she decided to sell," states Sam Thompson a Minneapolis business broker and the president of M&A firm Transitions In Business. "This podcast shares with you valuable tips on what you need to know when selling your company from how to handle a low ball offer [...]

3 Things to Consider Before Shopping Your Business2021-11-04T15:22:20+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.
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