So Many Business Brokers, How Do I Choose One?

So many business brokers, how do I choose one?

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So, you have decided to sell your business and wants to hire a business broker to represent your business.  So many business brokers, how do you choose one business broker? The business brokerage industry is wide spread with a lot of variables.  How do you know who will bring the results that you deserve?

Here is what you should look for when selecting a business broker.  First and foremost, you want to make sure that you have a comfortable feeling with what the business broker can bring to the table, how the broker is interacting with you, efficient communication is key.  Honesty goes a long way and you want to make sure that the broker is not just a fast talking salesperson, Integrity & Transparency are also good traits to have.  

It’s important that the business broker is going to be directly working on your offering and not have multiple individuals involved.  If there are others involved you should know that you may have to reach out to different individuals for updates and such.

Ask Many Questions When Choosing The Right Business Broker

You should ask many questions, like how many offerings are they currently working on.  Caution here is if they have too many offerings; the business broker will likely not be able to pay too much attention to your offering.  Ask where and how will they market the business and how will you get updates on the activity on your offering. Ask how your confidentiality will be protected, Ask to speak to their past clients.  All this should give you a clear indication on who should be representing you and your best interest. And this is how with so many business brokers out there you choose one.

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