For me, the most difficult part of evaluating a business is meeting with an owner who has let his business "slide" for too long. I recently had such a meeting, initiated by a referral's call stating the owner is "thinking of selling". During this meeting, I noticed the owner's vivid memory of his business in [...]
Selling Your Business is an emotional topic. The suggestion of planning your business exit and selling to a new owner can stir many emotions. Your employees and customers are as close as family. Will they feel betrayed? Your business is a part of you, reflecting your passion, values, and beliefs. Who will you be if [...]
Being a business broker I often hear horror stories of flubbed business sales. Last week while having lunch with a commercial real estate broker I heard the following sad story of a car wash sale gone wrong. The local business owner had owned and operated a car wash for nearly 20 years, and due to [...]
Neil & Judi Pittman would like to thank their customers for support throughout the years as they look forward to retirement and increased time with their grandchildren. LawnMan has already expanded to a larger North Alabama business location in Madison, Alabama, offering both commercial and residential turfgrass management services. For more information call 256-562-1116 or [...]
Congratulations to the partner investors, Doug and David, on the purchase of this profitable HVAC company in Nashville! We still have plenty of other buyers looking for HVAC and machine servicing businesses in Alabama and Tennessee.
This owner was running two different business locations, one in Tennessee and one in Alabama, but as his family grew he wanted to spend less time on the road and more time with his kids. Alliant was able to separate and market his more distant Athens, AL location, maximizing the sale price. Also, we still [...]
Did you know there are businesses for sale that can be moved to any location? Alliant recently closed this E-Commerce business, which does all sales online and can be operated from wherever the new owner wants. Congratulations to new owners and happy retirement to the sellers!