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.

“Decision Associates exceeded our expectations, which were very high to start with, and we were pleased with the result of their work and assistance on our strategic plan. They were the right organization at the right time to help our organization become what we need to be in the next few years. They led us in such a way to allow us to move forward, which is not always easy, and accomplish a lot in a short time. The proof is that the strategic plan has been widely acknowledged as being perfect for us with comments coming not just from within, but from the community as well. We will engage them again when we are ready for an update.”

~ John Oliver, President
VisitErie

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