Archives for May 2014

Creating Value in Privately Held Companies

“As shocking as it may sound, I believe that most owners of middle market private companies do not really know the value of their company and what it takes to create greater value in their company … Oh sure, the owner tracks sales and earnings on a regular basis, but there is much more to creating company value than just sales and earnings” … [Read more...]

Georgia State’s Dhawan Waiting for Businesses to Invest Before Buying In to Optimism

  ATLANTA – Strong job growth, rising home prices and continued stock market appreciation point to economic health, but global tensions and lack of business spending are cause for concern, according to Rajeev Dhawan of the Economic Forecasting Center at Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business. “You might … [Read more...]

Vapor: The Next Environmental Cloud Rolls In

By Chris Fonzi Logic Environmental, Inc. 3400 McClure Bridge Road, Suite F602 Duluth, Georgia 30096 ph: 770.817.0212 fax: 770.817.0214 For those of you who feel like global warming, deforestation and the decline in the world’s billfish population are just a little too abstract to be personally compelling, the American Society for Scaring the … [Read more...]

GABB Today May 2014

We hope you enjoy your Memorial Day weekend, and we hope you plan to join us NEXT TUESDAY for our regular GABB meeting for an informative talk about the upcoming election season from political analyst Bill Crane. Brian Harper Senior Vice President of SBA Lending with Atlantic Capital Bank will sponsor the May 27 meeting, which starts at … [Read more...]

Communications Expert to Recap Election at May 27 GABB Meeting

Audio recording of Bill Crane's Speech to GABB.   ATLANTA, GA. –Bill Crane, who helped market the city of Atlanta during the Olympic years, will talk about election results to the Georgia Association of Business Brokers on Tuesday, May 27,  at 10:30 a.m. at the South Terraces Conference Center. The GABB is the state’s largest … [Read more...]

GREC increases continuing education requirements

Georgia Real Estate Commission increases continuing education requirements Today’s update comes from former GABB president Kathryne Pusch, who is also a member of the Georgia Real Estate Commission’s Education Advisory Committee, a licensed Georgia real estate instructor, and the author of The Complete Preparation Guide to the Georgia Real Estate … [Read more...]

Creating Value in Privately Held Companies

“As shocking as it may sound, I believe that most owners of middle market private companies do not really know the value of their company and what it takes to create greater value in their company … Oh sure, the owner tracks sales and earnings on a regular basis, but there is much more to creating company value than just sales and … [Read more...]

Ten things a business broker needs to know to get financing

10 Things a Business Broker Needs to Know Presented by Susan Kite, VP, SBA Business Development Officer Signature Bank 6065 Roswell Road, Suite 600 Atlanta GA 30328 770-595-9734 1. We can’t process your deal until we have: Seller Provides: 1. Last 3 years Business Tax Returns 2. Signed 4506 T 3. Recent Interim Business Financial … [Read more...]