There are forms of concentration such as vendor, geographic, industry and employee concentration that can also affect valuations depending on your size. Let’s take a look at them in detail.
High customer concentration occurs when a single customer or client accounts for 10% or more of your revenue, or when your largest four to five customers account for 25% or more of your revenue. Find out why this is bad and how to avoid it.
Getting ready to sell your company? 90% of transactions I’ve worked on in the last two years have included an earn-out. Here are 5 tips to help you get the best possible terms and create a win-win for you and your buyer when finalizing your sale agreements.
I didn’t hire an M&A advisor, but in hindsight it was probably one of the worst mistakes I made! Why didn’t I engage an advisor? I didn’t want to pay out any more of my proceeds and I was already paying a good chunk in legal fees.
Predictions for M&A. Don’t be surprised if the volume of calls from PE firms increases. CEO’s are ready to move forward with their future plans. Valuations will increase even more for companies who did not see a drop in revenue in 2020. Large mega (international) conferences are dead for the near future.
Buyers will pay more for companies that have “recurring” revenue. But what about “repeat” revenue? And what really is the difference? Then, let’s not forget about “renewal” revenue and what value it may still have.
The question most sellers are concerned about which is Capital Gains and the likelihood that they will increase under the Biden administration, or more immediately in 2021.