Located in the heart of Sheboygan, just five blocks from Lake Michigan, Al & Al’s is one of the original “supper clubs” in the state. Al & Al’s is also home to the original Oktoberfest in Sheboygan, serving over 2,000 guests with over 50 barrels of beer in just that weekend alone. The impressive tavern, […]
The outlook for boomers selling their business isn’t necessarily good..…unless they start planning their exit NOW. These details as well as an update in M&A statistics and details are discussed in my weekly radio show, “JUST THE FACTS”.
Not everyone wants to sell when they feel as though they have to sell. Life changes, such as divorce or illness, can trigger the sale of a business. Everything from declining business revenue to partnership problems and more can send business owners scrambling for the exit sign. However, selling isn’t always an option, especially for […]
$175,000 Denmark, WI (Brown County) With over 32 years in business, Gilson Agri-Products has established itself as a local household staple in the liquid fertilizer spreading industry. The company specializes in lawn care fertilizing along with agricultural/farm application. An ambitious buyer with adequate storage could significantly increase income by adding dry fertilizer to the product […]
The old saying that “there is no replacement for experience” is a truism that has stood the test of time. The simple fact is that a lack of experience can dismantle your deal. Consider the following scenario – a business owner nearing retirement owns a multi-location retail operation that is doing several million in annual […]
Valders, WI (Manitowoc County) $399,000 Mr. Lucky’s restaurant and bar has been a mainstay in the Village of Valders, Wisconsin for many years. Located directly off State Highway 151 and Tyler Street, it’s highly visible with approximately 4,600 vehicles passing by each day. The large 1.32-acre parcel is nicely landscaped with plenty of parking space. […]
As a Business Intermediary, this aspect of the process can be the most challenging. For a business owner, the business is usually the most valuable and important asset they own, not to mention the business owner is emotionally attached to it too. A potential buyer’s perspective of business value is generally quite different. As a […]
Stop by our booth at the Wisconsin Marine Association Conference and Expo at the Holiday Inn in Wausau/Rothschild November 14 & 15 and visit with Mike Schwantes and Ryan Pankratz.
A recent article posted on Forbes.com entitled “Small Business Owners Are Retiring, And Millennials May Not Fill The Gap On America’s Main Street” uses the closing of a 235-year-old hardware store to prove a startling fact: the Millennial generation may not be suited to take over small business ownership like the generations before them. In […]
The article, Mistakes to Avoid When Working With Buyers & Sellers, takes into account your team consisting of your Broker, Business Attorney, and CPA Accountant. The Buyer and Seller should also have some knowledge of the process and factors involved in the buy/sell process. Being educated and prepared on the front end is helpful once […]