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

The Downside of Being a “One-Stop-Shop”

2021-11-02T18:42:14+00:00

Before Jeff Bezos & Co. blew up traditional distribution channels, there was some value in being the local guy or gal. Being the local product retailer was a good business and being a regional distributor of a popular line could make you a mint. Those days are almost over. In a world where anything is available [...]

The Downside of Being a “One-Stop-Shop”2021-11-02T18:42:14+00:00

The Biggest Mistake Co-Founders Make, and 3 Other Lessons

2021-10-28T14:11:39+00:00

“John Warrillow shares his insights into what business owners did right and what they 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. "He examines such areas as the length of the due diligence period in a Letter of intent to [...]

The Biggest Mistake Co-Founders Make, and 3 Other Lessons2021-10-28T14:11:39+00:00

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 to Keep the Sale of Your Business Confidential

2021-10-20T15:44:15+00:00

Whenever I engage with a business owner to sell their “baby”, one of the first questions I get is, “How do I keep the sale quiet?” Confidentiality is so important in the Mergers and Acquisition process; you don’t want your employees, customers, or vendors to learn you are selling. If word gets out, you may see [...]

How to Keep the Sale of Your Business Confidential2021-10-20T15:44:15+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

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

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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