What Do Buyers Really Want?

What Do Buyers Really Want?

Decision Associates Mergers & Acquisitions has the experience to know what business buyers really want.

We estimate that nearly 80 percent of business owners think that their business is worth at least one-third more than it really is. The reason for the over-optimism appears to be a lack of understanding of how a qualified buyer looks at your business.

Decision Associates Mergers & Acquisitions has found that qualified buyers with ready capital who are actively seeking to acquire a business want the following:

  1. Strong EBITDA
  2. Proprietary product or intellectual property
  3. Strong and diversified customer base and market presence
  4. A strong and deep management team
  5. A sales and marketing team and processes.
  6. Up to date facility, equipment and technology
  7. Systems and technology infrastructure
  8. Environmentally sound site

To learn more about each of these requirements, contact Decision Associates Mergers & Acquisitions.

“When we needed to make a new hire, we contacted Decision Associates. We were very pleased with the process that they used and the attention they gave to our company. Though we didn’t find the ideal candidate for the job, they moved us in a direction that actually made more sense than hiring. They guided us on the right path for the changes and made recommendations that were perfect for our organization. They looked at what the best decision for our company was, even though it wasn’t the first path that we took. We valued the insight, suggestions and the good working relationship that we built. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend Decision Associates for recruiting and/or operational improvements.”

~ Steve Henderson, President
Great Lakes Cast Stone, Inc.

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