Strategic Planning First, thank you to all of those who have been following along in this series. I’d like to take the time to talk about a topic that every business wants and needs but very few have any follow-through: strategic planning. Most large corporations will have a strategic plan and for good reason. [...]
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IBA's Market Pulse Q2 2022 By: Edwin Mysogland, CVA, CEPA, CVB, CMEA Managing Partner When asked to put together my thoughts about IBA's Market Pulse Q2 2022, I had to think about the concerns I have heard expressed by so many of our prospective clients and their advisors. This quarter there are 3 areas [...]
The Market Pulse Report, published by the International Business Brokers Association (IBBA) and M&A Source, compares conditions for businesses sold on Main Street (values of $0-$2MM) to those sold on the Lower Middle Market (values of $2MM-$50MM). The Q1 2022 survey was conducted April 1-15, 2022 and completed by 360 business brokers and M&A [...]
The Hidden Margin Killer We are now halfway through the year and experiencing rising costs across the board nationwide. Many businesses are spinning their wheels trying to figure out solutions to the problems before them. While each business is complex and experiences its own unique set of challenges, there is one commonality among most [...]
Labor Market Struggles Given the current employment market, many business owners have labor and hiring at the top of their mind. It’s no secret that it’s an ongoing struggle for both large corporations and small businesses nationwide. I won’t go into the why in this article, but I will dive into how you can [...]
Indiana Business Advisors Go To Market Edge has always existed, and now it has been improved and formalized. Upon my recent return to Indiana Business Advisors, I gave myself a challenge… to take what was already a robust marketing process for confidentially exposing our engagements, with extensive buyer networks, email program, direct mail and [...]
Incentives for Business Owners in Indiana Did you know that the government has free money available to business owners? Local, state, and federal governments offer economic incentives to attract new facilities, create jobs, and encourage investments in buildings and equipment, while also retaining existing facilities and employees. Depending on the size of the business, industry, [...]
Andrew Wahl Joins Indiana Business Advisors Indiana Business Advisors (IBA) is pleased and proud to welcome Andrew Wahl as Business Broker to our firm. Andrew comes to IBA with a solid entrepreneurial background. He started his first business at the age of 16. Today, he is an active senior commercial real estate broker, business broker, [...]
EXIT STRATEGIES: BUILDING A BUSINESS FOR SALE Part 2: Importance of Plans, Policies & Procedures Owning and operating a business takes a lot of work. Anyone who has done this at some point in their life will agree. It’s not only time and effort put in, but also sometimes late nights, weekends, holidays, and whatever [...]
EXIT STRATEGIES: BUILDING A BUSINESS FOR SALE It’s no secret that the internet is flooded with all kinds of information for business owners on what to do next and how to do it. The problem is: most are written in a way that are not easily understood or lack actual experience and expertise. It’s true, [...]