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GET YOUR FREE COVID-19 BUSINESS CHECKUP

As COVID-19 wreaks havoc on our nation’s economy, small business owners have faced an operating environment like none we’ve seen before. The cash management plan that helped you succeed last year—or even as recently as February—doesn’t meet today’s current needs, nor does it allow you to thrive (or at a minimum, survive) as you try […]

How a Business Broker Can Help You Sell a Restaurant

How a Business Broker Can Help You Sell a Restaurant

Starting a business is your opportunity to put your unique touch on a company. Operating a restaurant allows you to be creative, and build a loyal following.  Selling your restaurant presents a number of challenges, and a business broker can serve as your trusted guide throughout the process. Overview of the Restaurant Industry  The Coronavirus […]

Growing Revenue Sources for CPA Firms

Growing Revenue Sources for CPA Firms

The CPA industry is changing rapidly. Technology and the changing tax code have altered the tax preparation business, and traditional revenue sources may not be sufficient to grow a CPA’s practice. Successful CPA firms generate revenue from a number of sources. The number of individuals who use a CPA firm for tax preparation is declining, […]

Q&A | Meet Our Business Valuation Professionals

Q&A | Meet Our Business Valuation Professionals

At Raincatcher, we believe that small business and our clients are the heartbeat of America, and every small business owner deserves their chance at the American Dream. To accomplish this dream, we rapidly transform small to medium-sized businesses into companies that are built to sell, and in turn help buyers find remarkable enterprises in which […]

Best Practices to Lure a Large Company to Buy Your Business

Best Practices to Lure a Large Company to Buy Your Business

Your business may be the missing puzzle piece that can make a larger company more successful. Larger firms have the financial means to purchase small businesses, and they can add capital and other resources to get the most out of your firm. Getting the attention of a large company, however, can be challenging. To close […]

Q&A | One-on-One with Our Trusted M&A Advisors

Q&A | One-on-One with Our Trusted M&A Advisors

At Raincatcher, we believe that small business and our clients are the heartbeat of America, and every small business owner deserves their chance at the American Dream. To accomplish this dream, we rapidly transform small to medium-sized businesses into companies that are built to sell, and in turn help buyers find remarkable enterprises in which […]

How to Sell Your Business and Maintain Confidentiality

How to Sell Your Business and Maintain Confidentiality

When a potential buyer shows an interest in purchasing your business, it’s an exciting moment. But don’t move too quickly. You’ve worked hard to create a valuable business, and it’s important that your sensitive corporation information remains a secret, particularly if the transaction falls through. Think about what makes your business so valuable to a […]

How to Find the Best M&A Advisor for Your Transaction

How to Find the Best M&A Advisor for Your Transaction

As your business grows, managing the operations becomes more complex. Larger businesses require dozens, or even hundreds of people, and a large staff creates human resource and management challenges. If you add more products and services, you may have to address product liability, warranty, and customer contract issues.  Selling a larger business is also complex. […]

Certified Business Valuation: Why Would I Need One?

Certified Business Valuation: Why Would I Need One?

Selling your business can be time-consuming and expensive. Your company requires a big investment in operating capital, and you’ll spend more money to prepare the business for sale. Hiring an expert to perform a certified business valuation is a smart investment. These experts carry an industry credential, and the work performed in a certified business […]

The Importance of Providing Financial Information for Valuations

The Importance of Providing Financial Information for Valuations

You’re starting the process of selling your business, and you’ve decided that you want a valuation performed. What information do you provide to the valuation expert? The seller must provide a number of items for a valuation, and the amount of information can feel overwhelming. Work with an experienced business broker who can help you […]