What is Your Word of the Year? Motivating Mottos When Looking to Sell a Business.

What’s Your Word of the Year? Motivating Mottos When Looking to Sell a Business.   For small business owners, the new year typically brings new focus, and an emphasis on goal-setting. One of the most recent – and beneficial – trends we’ve seen? Establishing a word of the year to focus your goals, activities, and general ethos for the year ahead.   And if you&

Be a Professional

As a small business, we have built our company on a number of core values that we believe represent how we want to serve our community, how we want to act as professionals, and help us guide our service offerings from a solid foundation. Transworld’s core values are Tenacity, Learn & Grow, Be a Professional, and Small Business Advocacy. Today we would like to take a closer look at Be a Profe

Jessica Fialkovich on Hack the Entrepreneur

This week our President, Jessica Fialkovich, was featured on an episode of the business podcast, Hack the Entrepreneur with Jon Nastor. You don’t want to miss their fascinating conversation, in which Jessica shares her journey to success as a small business advocate, mergers and acquisitions expert, and entrepreneur. Jessica's feature interview reveals: Why business is the best cr

Transworld’s Significant Growth Showcased at the UFG World Expo Awards Gala

High Deal Volume and a Big Commitment to Small Business Help Transworld Achieve Numerous Honors at the 2018 UFG World Expo in Cancun, Mexico   DENVER, CO, USA (October 29, 2018) – Transworld Business Advisors - Rocky Mountain, the top business brokerage firm in Colorado, spent the last week at the UFG World Expo in Cancun, Mexico where United Franchise Group’s nine brands, Signa

Learn & Grow

As a small business, we have built our company on a number of core values that we believe represent how we want to serve our community, how we want to act as professionals, and help us guide our service offerings from a solid foundation. Transworld’s core values are Tenacity, Learn & Grow, Be a Professional, and Small Business Advocacy. Today we would like to take a closer look at our second

Transworld Business Advisors Prepare To Launch Podcast on Oct. 23

  Transworld Business Advisors Prepare To Launch Podcast on Oct. 23 Informative New Podcast  Reveals First-Hand Knowledge of Buying and Selling   Denver, CO – October 23, 2018 – Transworld Business Advisors, the world’s leading business brokerage franchise, that focuses on providing business brokerage, franchise consulting, and franchise development services to

Our Core Values: Tenacity

As a small business, we have built our company on a number of core values that we believe represent how we want to serve our community, how we want to act as professionals, and help us guide our service offerings from a solid foundation. Transworld’s core values are Tenacity, Learn & Grow, Be a Professional, and Small Business Advocacy. Today we would like to take a closer look at our first

How to Get Ready for a Business Exit

When you begin to think about selling your business and are wondering how much your company is worth, it can seem overwhelming! Where should you start? What will you need to be ready for? How do you sell a business? So we’ve prepared a brief cheat sheet of the first few steps you can take towards your business exit.   Build Your Professional Team. There are three important professiona

How to Identify a Professional Business Broker?

Working with a qualified, professional business broker can mean the difference between selling your business at a great value or never selling your business at all. So the questions becomes, how do you identify a professional business broker to begin with? In the following discussion, we will outline a number of qualifications a professional business broker will have to ensure they are an appropri

Should I Sell my Business?

Many business owners think selling their business is outside of the realm of possibility, and wonder "Should I sell my business?" for any number of reasons. The reasons could be size, industry, or even because it is a home-based business. So business owners are often surprised and delighted to hear, that, yes, their business is salable.   The idea of a business’s salability depends on

Quarter Two 2018 Market Insight Report

Introduction. The baby boomer tsunami has finally begun which continues to bring record breaking numbers to the business brokerage industry for the first half of 2018. Thus far in 2018, Biz Buy Sell reported a total of 5,383 businesses sold. This number includes the 2,705 Q2 2018 businesses that traded and points towards surpassing the 9,919 transactions for the full year of 2017. Especially, give

Beyond the Google Search: Selecting an Attorney to Represent Your Business Sale

When taking on the sale of your business it is important to have a highly qualified team in place. Outside of your business broker, we recommend sellers work with a finance professional as well as an attorney. Selecting an attorney to represent the sale of your business, goes far beyond simply Googling transactional attorneys. You will want to make sure that the attorney you choose has the right e

What Does a Business Broker Bring to the Table?

It’s not uncommon to hear of a friend of a friend who sold their business without representation, but have you heard whether the deal was actually good or if their business suffered while it was for sale? Usually those details are kept under wraps and for good reason. Because the answers are likely, the deal was difficult, the sale price was much lower than expected, and, yes, the business s

Sitting Down with the Seller & Touring the Business

The last time we discussed the process of selling a business, we looked at the first buyer meeting, where the buyer met with their broker for an initial meeting and learned more about the business in question. At this point in the process, the buyer has a clear interest in moving forward with the business purchase and so it is time to be introduced to the seller.   A second meeting is set u

Transworld Business Advisors – Rocky Mountain Cements Regional Presence With Lakewood Building Purchase

Transworld Business Advisors – Rocky Mountain Cements Regional Presence With Lakewood Building Purchase Purchase Allows Growing Business Brokerage Firm to Better Serve Clients from Central Location   DENVER (May 14, 2018) – Transworld Business Advisors - Rocky Mountain, the largest business brokerage firm in Colorado and part of the international Transworld Business Advisors o

2018 National Small Business Week

National Small Business Week has arrived and while we like to think we celebrate small business every day here at Transworld - we can always use a good reason to cheer on the small businesses community in Colorado!   This week we will be sharing quotes about small business straight from the team members who work with them every day and have many years of experience themselves as small busin

2018 National Small Business Week

National Small Business Week has arrived and while we like to think we celebrate small business every day here at Transworld - we can always use a good reason to cheer on the small businesses community in Colorado!   This week we will be sharing quotes about small business straight from the team members who work with them every day and have many years of experience themselves as small busin

2018 National Small Business Week

National Small Business Week has arrived and while we like to think we celebrate small business every day here at Transworld - we can always use a good reason to cheer on the small businesses community in Colorado!   This week we will be sharing quotes about small business straight from the team members who work with them every day and have many years of experience themselves as small busin

We Are More Than Just Transaction Advisors

We talk a lot about core values at Transworld - Rocky Mountain, because to us they aren’t just words you slap up on a website, they have gravitas. We take our core values of Tenacity, Learn & Grow, Be a Professional, and Small Business Advocacy to heart and try to embody them in our work every single day. We want to make sure we are supporting Colorado’s small business community in a h

2018 National Small Business Week

National Small Business Week has arrived and while we like to think we celebrate small business every day here at Transworld - we can always use a good reason to cheer on the small businesses community in Colorado!   This week we will be sharing quotes about small business straight from the team members who work with them every day and have many years of experience themselves as small busin

2018 National Small Business Week

National Small Business Week has arrived and while we like to think we celebrate small business every day here at Transworld - we can always use a good reason to cheer on the small businesses community in Colorado!   This week we will be sharing quotes about small business straight from the team members who work with them every day and have many years of experience themselves as small busin

Quarter One 2018 Market Insight Report

Introduction. The small business sector of the M&A market continues to grow, even following 2017’s record breaking data. In fact, BizBuySell’s survey of business brokers nationwide in December of 2017, showed that brokers expect the market to at least remain consistent if it does not continue to increase in the near future. In Transworld - Rocky Mountain’s specific service area,

The Benefits of Using a Business Broker

Business brokers have finely honed expertise they use to help you sell your small business, in addition to their real estate licensing, they hold memberships with organizations such as the Colorado Association of Business Intermediaries (CABI) and the International Business Brokers Association (IBBA). These organizations provide industry support, a vast network, continuing education, training oppo

What Is EBITDA?

EBITDA is an acronym for earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization. Using a company’s EBITDA allows an experienced business broker to answer the question, "How much is a business worth?" and develop the fair market value of a business. EBITDA allows for the elimination of non-operating costs that are unique to each business, while also allowing you to focus on a company

Building Your Team

Following the preparation step of selling your business, comes one of the most integral parts of the process, building your team! Why is this step so integral, you might ask? Well, a good team can mean the difference between selling your business or not, or negotiating a good deal or not - are you starting to get the picture?   Building a team of qualified and experienced advisors will you

Want to be a Leader? Here's What it Takes.

Leadership isn't about a specific title, nor is it about telling people what to do. Leadership is more about propelling your team on a path of success, maximizing potential and providing guidance. Leadership is not for everyone, neither is business ownership. They both take the strength of will, tenacity and the ability to shoulder great responsibility. Being a great leader takes even more ef

Why You Should Use a Business Broker to Sell Your Business

When business owners are looking to transition out of their business for a variety of reasons - relocation, retirement, and change of career - they are presented with multiple options in regards to the future of their company. Should they close? Transfer to an employee or family member? Or sell? And if they sell should they do it on their on or through a small business broker. If the choice is to

What Does a Business Broker Charge?

You are selling your business. Great! You've decided to use a business broker. Even better. A professional business broker will guide you through the entire process --> analysis and pricing, development of a custom marketing strategy, buyer search and qualification, deal structuring, and negotiation and of course, closing. What Does a Business Broker Charge? The truth is, it depends on the

The Five Cs: The Real Benefits of Using a Business Broker

Selling a business can be a time-consuming and often frustrating process. Many business owners have thought about or have even tried selling their business but to no avail. They recognizetheir need for help but are unsure of where to seek said help to support the process of selling their business. There are innumerable tales of the business owner who sold their business for far less than they shou

You Wouldn't Hire a Car Salesman to Sell Your Business

In rural markets, it might make sense for the person that would sell your home to also sell your business, because there simply is not another option. But living and working in Denver, if a person says that they can sell both your home and your business, I would run, not walk, to the mountains! There really should be no overlap between the services provided by a real estate agent or commercial bro

7 Reasons to Choose Transworld for the Sale of Your Business

Price Option: We analyze the market and perform a Price Option of what your business can likely sell for within the current market. We use reputable proprietary data sites to focus on a specific industry and current conditions to provide an optimal asking price. Market Reach: We market your business to over 300 different websites across the country. Our marketing efforts go far beyond

A Snapshot of Transworld Business Advisors: Past, Present and Future

Transworld Business Advisors Partners with United Franchise Group This October Transworld Business Advisors marked its 6-year anniversary partnering with United Franchise Group (UFG). An anniversary is a great opportunity to look at Transworld in review - who we are, who we serve and our role in the business brokerage industry. Transworld Business Advisors was founded in 1979 and is headquartered