Archives for June 2014

A “Pig in a Poke"

Once a buyer has negotiated a deal and secured the necessary financing, he or she is ready for the due diligence phase of the sale. The serious buyer will have retained an accounting firm to verify inventory, accounts receivable and payables; and retained a law firm to deal with the legalities of the sale. What’s left for the buyer to do is to make … [Read more...]

Financial Expert Ruth King to Discuss Small Business Profitability

ATLANTA, GA. –Financial expert Ruth King will describe how to help make small businesses profitable at the July 29 meeting of the Georgia Association of Business Brokers, the state’s largest professional organization dedicated to buying and selling businesses and franchises. King’s speech, titled “Do You Have the Courage to be Profitable?,” … [Read more...]

Surveys tout Georgia’s economy, business climate

Surveys tout Georgia’s economy, business climate By David Markiewicz and J. Scott Trubey - The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Three surveys have named Georgia to their honor rolls for business climate. Business network CNBC on Tuesday named Georgia its top state for business for 2014. Two other surveys recognized the Peach State and the … [Read more...]

What is the Value of Your Business? It All Depends.

The initial response to the question in the title really should be: “Why do you want to know the value of your business?” This response is not intended to be flippant, but is a question that really needs to be answered. Does an owner need to know for estate purposes? Does the bank want to know for lending purposes? Is the owner entertaining … [Read more...]

What is the Value of Your Business? It All Depends.

The initial response to the question in the title really should be: “Why do you want to know the value of your business?” This response is not intended to be flippant, but is a question that really needs to be answered. Does an owner need to know for estate purposes? Does the bank want to know for lending purposes? Is the owner entertaining … [Read more...]

Marketing expert to speak to GABB

Marketing Expert to Discuss Simple, Effective Advertising Strategies at June 24 GABB Meeting Simplifying Advertising Strategies PowerPoint ATLANTA, GA. – Rutland Walker, a Cox Media Group Project Manager, will discuss how businesses can be effective in our complicated, highly fractionalized media world with members of the Georgia … [Read more...]