Posts Tagged ‘ Business Advisor ’

Planning for Success in 2020

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Planning for Success in 2020

CEO Advisor, Inc. has expertise in helping CEOs, presidents and business owners focus on priorities to grow their businesses to the next level. We are hands-on advisors that roll up our sleeves and perform desired work with the expertise you need.  First, we ask CEOs critical questions about planning and managing their business such...
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What Every CEO Needs to Know About Mergers and Acquisitions

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What Every CEO Needs  to Know About  Mergers and Acquisitions

CEO Advisor, Inc. has decades of experience in mergers and acquisitions (M&A). The following are some need to know factors about valuation and M&A. EBITDA Multiples Drive Acquisition Deal Prices Most acquisition deals are valued off of financial metrics and completed deal comparables. EBITDA, or Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation and Amortization, is the...
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Top 10 Reasons Why Not to Sell Your Business On Your Own

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Top 10 Reasons Why Not to Sell Your Business On Your Own

CEOs and business owners are a motivated, driven, self-sufficient group. You have built your business by doing things your way and learning how to save money along the way. You’ve also developed a lot of self-confidence and feel that you can do almost anything. But when it comes to selling a business that you’ve...
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Planning, Forecasting and Goal Setting for 2020

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Planning, Forecasting and Goal Setting for 2020

October, November and December should be your planning months to prepare for 2020 and maximize your opportunity for success. Planning, forecasting and goal setting are critical to any company, large or small. CEO Advisor, Inc. works with CEOs, presidents and business owners of small and mid-size companies on strategy, growth, funding, mergers and acquisitions...
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7 Rules When Selling a Business to a Strategic Buyer

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7 Rules When Selling a Business to a Strategic Buyer

It can be very appealing for a CEO or business owner to sell their business on their own to a strategic buyer, especially when the CEO has been approached by the strategic buyer. There are other options to selling your business such as selling to a Private Equity firm, but we are going to...
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5 Mistakes to Avoid When Selling Your Business

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5 Mistakes to Avoid When Selling Your Business

Many small and mid-size business owners make major mistakes when selling their business and it costs them millions of dollars in the process. Without the proper expertise and execution, your hard work and long-term investment will be greatly diminished. These mistakes are often easily avoidable. As entrepreneurs, many dream of building their business to...
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Critical Issues in M&A Transactions

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Critical Issues in M&A Transactions

There are several critical issues that should be addressed early on (at the Letter of Intent (LOI) stage or as soon as possible after the execution of a LOI) when negotiating a merger or acquisition transaction. The seller and the acquiring company should consider the following issues when contemplating a transaction. These issues should...
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The Importance of Business Strategy

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The Importance of Business Strategy

A sound business strategy is key to success and growth. Unless you have a carefully crafted business strategy, you are essentially flying blind. In other words, while a given plan may change based on what happens with your business, taking the time to thoroughly examine where your business is now and where it is...
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Hiring, Building and Managing a Sales Team

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Hiring, Building and Managing a Sales Team

In many small businesses, you may be the sales manager, marketing director and salesperson all in one. As you grow, you have the need for additional people to handle specialized jobs. One of the most critical positions you will need to hire is a sales manager, because sales are what drive your company’s growth...
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What is Growth Capital and When Do You Need It?

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What is Growth Capital and When Do You Need It?

You’ve probably heard the term growth capital, but what does it really mean? So let’s look at this: Your big idea has finally become a reality and your product is getting traction with repeat customers. All that remains is to scale the business, file an IPO and start shopping for your island, right? Surviving...
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