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Individuals invest a lot of time and effort into building a business in Colorado Springs. However, the moment may come when they wish to sell this business and they want to be financially compensated for their efforts. A business owner may believe it is wise to sell the business without assistance, as they feel doing so will save them money. However, transactions of this type can be very complex. Furthermore, there are not only financial considerations, but emotional ones as well. For these reasons, individuals selling a business should turn to a merger and acquisition advisor for help in completing this transaction.

Why Help Is Required

Every Colorado Springs business is unique, thus every sale is unique also. The key to generating interest in a business and marketing it to potential buyers is to determine the value of the business and then emphasize its strengths while downplaying its weaknesses. An owner may not be objective when carrying out this step, thus independent advice is required. This helps to increase the value received upon completion of the sale because the goal is to help the business owner achieve his or her objectives as they relate to the transaction.

A Larger Pool of Buyers

Another benefit of working with a Colorado Springs merger and acquisitions firm is they bring multiple parties to the table. Once a potential buyer has been identified, the business owner may take the listing off the market and focus on closing the sale. His or her time is limited and cannot be used to continue seeking out potential buyers. In contrast, a M&A advisor has a large pool of interested parties to connect with. In the event a sale falls through for any reason, the mergers and acquisitions advisor can then contact the next person on the list to see if they are interested. This minimizes the time needed to sell the business, as the process does not have to begin anew each time.

A Level Playing Field

In many cases, a person buying a Colorado Springs business will have completed a transaction of this type before. The same may not be true of the seller, and this gives the buyer an unseen advantage. When a seller chooses to work with a business broker, he or she levels the playing field to ensure all parties are treated fairly. Having put time and effort into building this business, the owner doesn’t want to receive less than he or she deserves simply due to inexperience. A business broker ensures this does not happen.

CGK Business Sales, Colorado Springs Office:
102 S Tejon St
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
(719) 471-0115

If you are looking to sell your business or need a business valuation, contact CGK Business Sales — your Colorado Springs business brokers and M&A advisor — today for assistance. Call (719) 471-0115 or fill out the form below.

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    Greg Knox, Managing Principal, CGK Business Sales



    Greg Knox, CFA has spent his 20+ year career in investment banking, private equity, a hedge fund, and institutional trading, at institutions as Deutsche Bank, T. Rowe Price, and Wachovia. After his MBA at Cornell... (click Greg's picture to read more)

    Derik Polay, Managing Director, CGK Business Sales



    Derik Polay has over twenty years of experience in distressed securities and mergers and acquisitions and seven-plus years of upper-management positions at small and middle-market businesses. Derik’s previous ... (click Derik's picture to read more)

    Eric Lewis, Managing Director, CGK Business Sales



    Eric Lewis has over 17 years of experience in the financial industry. He has worked for a breadth of companies ranging from investment banks to proprietary trading firms. Following his MBA at the University of Chicago, Eric... (click Eric's picture to read more)

    Jason Clendaniel, Managing Director, CGK Business Sales



    Jason Clendaniel has been in “business” since he was seven years old. Whether mowing lawns, or delivering papers, Jason learned business from the ground up. After graduating from the United States Naval Academy... (click Jason's picture to read more)

    Matthew Mistica, Managing Director, CGK Business Sales



    Matthew Mistica has 13+ years of experience in finance and entrepreneurship. Matthew spent 7 years in Corporate Finance working for Chevron and Shell Oil. After his MBA at the University of Houston ... (click Matthew's picture to read more)

    Wes McDonough, Managing Director, CGK Business Sales



    Wes McDonough has over 18 years of experience in M&A, corporate finance, and entrepreneurship. Previous to CGK, Wes held numerous positions, including accounting, payroll, billing, project management, and IT/Application Support at ... (click Wes' picture to read more)

    Matthew Zienty, Managing Director, CGK Business Sales



    Matthew Zienty has 20+ years of financial industry experience in areas ranging from institutional equity trading, currency trading, financial sales, RIA valuations, payout/loan negotiations & compliance. He has worked for ... (click Matthew's picture to read more)

    David Smoot, Managing Director, CGK Business Sales



    David Smoot has 20 successful years working for Fortune 500 companies in sales and finance and owning his own small businesses. His leadership roles included sales, finance, managing multi-million dollar product launches, training new ... (click David's picture to read more)




    Mr. Thomas “Jay” Lennon is an Air Force veteran, combat aviator, and distinguished leader with 26 years’ experience leading multi-million dollar projects, finance, and organizational transitions, inside and outside of the government.... (click Jay's picture to read more)

    Lance Hupfeld, Managing Director, CGK Business Sales


    Director of Business Development

    Lance Hupfeld has over 25 years of experience in sales and business development management. With a broad array of valuable experience, Lance has deep knowledge in healthcare consulting... (click Lance's picture to read more)

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