Rock Around the Block - The Blog of Rock LaManna

Could RMA Data be the Secret to Selling Your Company?

Posted by Rock LaManna on Fri, Jul 29, 2016 @ 08:07 AM

Bankers don’t just rely on the valuation of business appraisers to determine the value of your business: They rely on each other. Find out how they use pooled data from the RMA to determine what your business is really worth.

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Topics: Business Valuation

The Multiple for the Printing Industry is 4

Posted by Rock LaManna on Wed, Feb 3, 2016 @ 08:02 AM

 

The most commonly asked question from printing owners who are thinking of selling their business: What is the multiple for the printing industry? My answer is 4. Read on for my explanation on multiples, and the insight of three industry valuation experts.

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Topics: Printing Industry, Business Valuation

Why a Valuation is Essential for Reducing Risk

Posted by Rock LaManna on Wed, Nov 11, 2015 @ 08:11 AM

 

Why is a valuation important when it comes to selling your business? Let’s look beyond the numbers, folks. Let’s talk about sleepless nights and all-out anxiety for you, the seller. If you want to keep the stress level down, then a valuation can be a great tool.

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Topics: M&A, Business Valuation

3 Reasons Why an Accredited Business Valuation is an Absolute Must

Posted by Rock LaManna on Wed, Jul 15, 2015 @ 08:07 AM

Business owners are often on the fence about the merits of ordering a valuation. Understand this: If you don’t know how much your business is truly worth, it can affect your company’s success, your eventual ability to sell, and even your retirement.

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Topics: Selling Your Business, Business Valuation

How a Business Valuation Could Help Triple Your EBIDTA

Posted by Rock LaManna on Wed, Jun 24, 2015 @ 08:06 AM

 

What was the one big thing that helped one of my most recent clients close a sale at three times his projected EBITDA? A business valuation. If you’ve been on the fence about ordering a business valuation, these three reasons can show you why they’re totally worthwhile.

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Topics: Business Valuation

Ask Rock: 4 Questions You Might Have for Business Brokers

Posted by Rock LaManna on Wed, Jun 17, 2015 @ 08:06 AM

If you’re like most business owners who are new to the selling process, you probably have tons of questions for business brokers. I’ll shed some light on four that I hear time and time again.

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Topics: Business Valuation

5 Reasons a Credible Valuation Doesn’t Need a Second Opinion

Posted by Rock LaManna on Wed, Jun 3, 2015 @ 08:06 AM

It’s all too common: Business owners order a valuation, are ticked with the results, and decide to get a second opinion. Often, it’s not logic driving that decision. It’s ego. If you order a business valuation from an accredited appraiser, you should never need to invest in a second opinion.

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Topics: Business Valuation

Three Metrics to Consider Now for an Accurate Business Valuation

Posted by Rock LaManna on Wed, May 20, 2015 @ 08:05 AM

You only get out of a business valuation what you put into it. If you want an accurate appraisal, be prepared to provide some highly detailed information about your company. Among it, three pieces of information are particularly crucial.

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Topics: Business Valuation

3 Important Business Questions a Valuation Can Answer

Posted by Rock LaManna on Wed, Apr 29, 2015 @ 08:04 AM

For years, business owners have viewed valuations as a tool for selling their company. Yet, many overlook its power to actually help grow and improve their business beforehand. It’s time to give the business valuation the credit it deserves.

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Topics: Business Valuation

What is Fair Market Value of a Business?

Posted by Rock LaManna on Wed, Apr 22, 2015 @ 08:04 AM

 

Many business owners think they understand what is meant by the Fair Market Value of a business. More often than not they miss the mark, which can prove costly when putting a business on the market.

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Topics: Business Valuation