MBB News

Market Update Fall 2016

October 05, 2016 by brian

Historically Q3 is the slowest month for M&A activity but 2016 proved to very active both in terms of seller activity and closings.

Price and salability

June 27, 2016 by brian

Common sense and experience teaches us that there is a direct link between the price of an asset and it’s “salability” (the ease and speed in which it can sell). Whether it’s a house, a car, or other valuable, reducing the price will speed up a sale and increasing the price will slow the sale or make it unsalable.

Market Summary Summer 2016

June 27, 2016 by brian

While June-August have historically been the slowest months of brokerage activity, we are scheduled for a number of closings in the next 30 days and continue to see strong buyer activity. Recent macro events (Brexit & presidential politics) might have an impact on the economy, but we expect both southern ME & NH to be mostly sheltered from these disruptions.

Finding the perfect buyer or business.

April 04, 2016 by brian

It’s commonly understood amongst business brokers that a buyer will rarely find the perfect business or that a seller will find the perfect buyer. Unrealistic expectations can lead to deal paralysis or difficulty in closing a transaction when each side holds out for a better deal or a more qualified buyer.

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