Listing ID: 81513
OVERVIEW – ABA Advisors represents this CPA firm located in Southeastern Mississippi. The seller is willing to provide transitional assistance to the buyer to help ensure client retention.
THE PRACTICE – The firm has a good mix of individual and small business clients. The firm provides accounting, payroll and tax services. The buyer of this firm must be a CPA as there is some Review work. Business ID: MS-1835
- Asking Price: N/A
- Cash Flow: $337,188
- Gross Revenue: $700,000
- EBITDA: N/A
- FF&E: N/A
- Inventory: N/A
- Inventory Included: N/A
- Established: N/A
Seller is willing to provide transitional assistance to help ensure client retention.
Owner desires to move out of the area.
Why is the Current Owner Selling The Business?
There are all types of reasons why individuals resolve to sell companies. However, the true reason and the one they tell you might be 2 completely different things. As an example, they may say "I have way too many various obligations" or "I am retiring". For many sellers, these reasons are valid. But, for some, these might just be excuses to try to conceal the reality of changing demographics, increased competitors, recent reduction in profits, or an array of various other reasons. This is why it is very crucial that you not depend totally on a seller's word, however instead, make use of the vendor's solution combined with your total due diligence. This will paint a more sensible image of the business's existing circumstance.
Existing Debts and Future Obligations
If the current business is in debt, which numerous businesses are, then you will certainly need to consider this when valuating/preparing your deal. Lots of companies borrow money in order to cover things like inventory, payroll, accounts payable, etc. Bear in mind that in some cases this can suggest that earnings margins are too tight. Lots of organisations fall into a revolving door of taking loans as a way to pay back various other loans. In addition to debts, there may likewise be future obligations to think about. There might be an outstanding lease on tools or the structure where the business resides. The business may have existing contracts with vendors that should be fulfilled or may result in penalties if terminated early.
Understanding the Customer Base, Competition and Area Demographics
How do companies in the location draw in brand-new clients? Most times, operating businesses have repeat clients, which form the core of their day-to-day profits. Certain aspects such as brand-new competition growing up around the location, roadway building and construction, as well as employee turnover can affect repeat consumers and adversely affect future earnings. One important point to take into consideration is the area of the business. Is it in a highly trafficked shopping mall, or is it concealed from the highway? Certainly, the more individuals that see the business on a regular basis, the better the possibility to build a returning consumer base. A last thought is the general area demographics. Is the business situated in a largely inhabited city, or is it situated on the outskirts of town? How might the neighborhood median house income influence future revenue prospects?