Archive for February, 2013

Business Brokers Should Know SBA 7a Loan Business Acquisition Criteria

Business Brokers Should Know SBA 7a Loan Business Acquisition Criteria

On his blog posting dated 2/18/13, Josh Patrick wrote an article titled “Why Selling Your Small Business Is A Risky Affair”, which addressed the perils of seller financing. Josh (@AskJoshPatrick) and I (@jlstauder) exchanged 8 tweets in response to his article. The essence of my response tweets were that sellers can reduce seller financing by […]

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An estimated $3 trillion dollars will be “left on the table” by small business owners due to failure to plan their business exits

Business Brokers Should Know SBA 7a Loan Business Acquisition Criteria

My previous blog posting, Reconstructing Avery’s $10.4 Trillion in Business Transfers, details the assumptions and calculations supporting my estimate that the total business valuation for small businesses (which I define as 49 or less employees) is just short of $4 trillion dollars ($3.775 trillion based on my calculations).  That valuation number assumes all small business […]

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