Welcome

Are you thinking about selling your business?  A trained, seasoned Business Broker and M&A advisor with 8+ years of experience, Steve Fischer, has worked with countless buyers and sellers in the buying, selling and evaluation of  their business.  His candor and willingness to tell sellers what they need to hear, as opposed to what they want to hear, separates him from many in his profession.  As the current and/or previous owner of 4 businesses, he understand the challenges and emotional impact that buying and selling a business can create.

What Steve Fischer can do for you….

  • Preliminary consultations
    • Is my business ready?
    • Are there things I can do increase my value?
  • Evaluations
    • What could my business sell for?
  • Realization
    • Am I really ready?
    • What are my post-sale plans?
  • Preparation
    • Have I accumulated the information needed?
    • The marketing package & informational profile?
    • Is my business ready to show?
  • Confidential marketing
    • Where are buyers sourced?
    • Passive and aggressive marketing
  • Buyer screening
    • Eliminate “tire kickers” and the financially futile
  • Initiating confidentiality
  • Controlled exchange of information
    • Confidentiality is key
  • Schedule and coordinate tours and meetings
  • Buyer follow-up
    • Answer questions
    • Facilitate ongoing discussions
    • Get to a yes or no
  • Assist with offer preparation (as needed)
    • Letters of intent
    • Indications of interest
    • Sounding board
  • Offer analysis
    • Does the offer make sense?
    • What are the overall financial ramifications?
  • Negotiations
    • Brings an unbiased view
    • Can mitigate emotional commentary
  • Offer acceptance
    • Now the work begins
  • Managing the transfer
    • Due diligence
    • Landlord / lease
    • Regulatory licensing & permits
    • Transferrable contracts
    • Coordinating activities
    • Sounding board
    • Keep the process moving
  • Provide a professional referral network (where needed)
    • Bankers
    • Attorneys
    • Accountants
  • The closing
    • The receipt of the funds
    • Exchanging of the keys
  • Training & transition

By doing his job, the M&A advisor and Business Broker allows you to do yours. Running a business is not easy, neither is selling one.  By utilizing his training and expertise Steve brings skills, competence, relationships and value to the process that few business owners can equal on their own.

Contact Steve today to for a free assessment and to learn more.