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BusinessHub

SWBC's BusinessHub blog is a one-stop resource for business owners and company decision makers.

 

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How to Determine Business Valuation for Buy-Sell Agreements

If you're a business owner, it's wise to educate yourself on the ins and outs of buy-sell agreements. A buy-sell agreement:

  • Establishes a plan for fair transfer of business ownership to the business' remaining owner(s)
  • Sets a clear path forward for the business
  • Assists the remaining owners with funds needed for the purchase by using life insurance

When we discuss buy-sell agreements, we often talk about what those agreements consist of, what transfer events they cover, why agreements need updating as your shareholders and company grow and change, and how decisions about whether buyouts are mandatory or optional may change. Here, let's talk about a critical component of buy-sell agreements, business valuation, and the three most common valuation methods.

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Invest in the Success of Your Business [Infographic]

Opening and growing a new business takes work, dedication, and money—sometimes lots of money. Giving your business its best chance at success requires funds to purchase equipment and supplies, pay for assistance and labor, and establish a storefront or office location. Hopefully, the payoff will be worth it, since owning a successful business offers outstanding potential returns for your invested dollars.

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