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.

“EmergyCare retained the services of Decision Associates in the fall of 2009 to guide us through the Strategic Planning process. Don Moore and his group of experts took our senior management team and select Board members through what I felt would be an arduous process. What resulted was a stronger senior team and a cohesive relationship with our Board of Directors, not to mention a roadmap (Strategic Plan) for the next 3-5 years. I definitely recommend Decision Associates to the nonprofit sector as we completed another update in 2015, and we continue to use them as the need arises.”

~ Bill Hagerty, Executive Director
EmergyCare

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