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What Is Your Small Business Worth?

By CraftEquity | Jan 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

What Is Your Small Business Worth? For small businesses under $20m in sales, there are two ways that businesses are generally valued. The first and more common method is the Multiple Method. The second and less commonly used method is through a rule of thumb. The third more academic way to value a business is […]

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Why Can’t Funds Buy Small Businesses?

By CraftEquity | Jan 20, 2018 | 1 Comment

Why Can’t Funds Buy Small Businesses? Before answering this question, we need to first ask: “What is a small business?” Most investment banks, banks, and most retail investors consider a small business to have somewhere in the ballpark of $50m to $2bn in sales. Now, these numbers change some depending on exactly who you are […]

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Who Buys Small Businesses?

By CraftEquity | Oct 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

Who Buys Small Businesses? When we talk about small businesses, we mean firms with $20m in sales or less. There are fewer types of buyers for small than large business. There is also less money available to buy small businesses than larger businesses. This trend is a result of fund economics and current conditions in […]

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Calculating Adjusted EBITDA

By CraftEquity | Aug 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

How to Calculate Adjusted EBITDA EBITDA EBITDA stands for Earnings before Interest, Tax, Depreciation, and Amortization. In terms of determining business value most buyers of small businesses use a multiple of EBITDA to determine a small business’s value. Buyers use EBITDA because it is a measure of the financial performance of the business that is […]

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