Seven Reasons to Retain A Business Broker When Selling Your Business

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William Bruce Accredited Business Intermediary, Senior Valuation Analyst

You’ve probably spent years building your business.  And so, when it comes time to exit, how can you increase the chances of a successful transition?

Retaining an experienced business broker is a good place to start.

Our friends at have written an excellent article discussing seven reasons why a business seller should consider bringing an experienced business broker on board for the project.  The seven points discussed are:

1. Accurate business valuation and financials

2. Effective marketing

3. The right buyers at the table

4. Effective negotiation

5. An outsourced, efficient process

6. Confidential dialog

7. Documentation

To read the article by discussing these reasons in detail, please visit

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Our practice since 1986 has included business valuation, mergers, sales, and acquisitions.  If we can assist in your project, please don’t hesitate to call or email with the contact information below.  Confidentiality is assured.

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William Bruce is an Accredited Business Intermediary (ABI) and Senior Valuation Analyst (SVA) assisting buyers and sellers of privately held businesses in the transfer of ownership.  He currently serves as president of the American Business Brokers Association.  His practice includes consulting services nationally on issues of business valuation and transfer.   With offices in Fairhope, Alabama and Baton Rouge, Louisiana, he may be reached at (251) 990-5934 (Fairhope), 225-465-5799 (Baton Rouge) or by email at 

About William Bruce

President, American Business Brokers Association / Business Broker and Accredited Business Intermediary assisting business buyers and sellers with the transfer of ownership since 1986 / Author: How to Buy a Business.
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2 Responses to Seven Reasons to Retain A Business Broker When Selling Your Business

  1. Thanks for the great info my friend!!!

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