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Number of Small Business Transactions Hits Record Levels in First Half of 2017, Key Financials Continue Upward Trend

A record number of small businesses are changing hands. Ownership transfers are expected to break all records in 2017. Continue reading

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Family Businesses Are Now Less Likely to be Passed on to the Next Generation

The most surprising result of the survey is that among family-owned businesses contemplating a transfer of ownership within the next five years, only about half of the owners plan to pass the business on to the next generation of the family. This is down from 74 percent two years ago and is the lowest percentage in 17 years. Continue reading

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