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Mark Doran

Mark Doran has over 30 years of direct Business Brokerage experience, completing hundreds of successful transactions sales, mergers, and acquisitions of small privately held businesses We have extensive experience working with manufacturing, distribution, service, and construction companies with revenues $50K to $15 Million.

Selling your Business for Top Dollar – the Basics Preparation Success is most often related to preparation. In order to get Top Dollar when you Sell your Business you should: 1) Understand how a potential buyer will see your business. Take the time to step out of your shoes as the seller and put yourself in the buyer’s shoes. While being objective can be difficult, it is crucial in order to get top dollar for your business. The better you understand how the business is viewed by others the more likely you succeed. Be objective do you see a “going …

Essential elements to successfully buying a business “5 Cardinal Rules” In the past 30+ years I have assisted hundreds of folks successfully buy a small business, with over 97% of these businesses continuing to be successful 5 years after closing and zero litigation.  In addition to this direct experience I’ve had the opportunity to observe countless unsuccessful and often disastrous transactions, whether through ex-partner brokers or prospective clients contacting me for assistance to try and clean up the mess. I have learned and share with every buyer the 5 essential things to keep in mind when buying a business, which …

Essential elements to successfully selling a Business “5 Cardinal Rules” In the past 30+ years I have assisted hundreds of small business owners successfully sell their businesses, with over 97% of the buyers continuing the business successfully 5 years after closing and zero litigation.  In addition to this direct experience, I have had the opportunity to observe countless unsuccessful and often disastrous transactions, whether through ex-partner brokers or prospective clients contacting me for assistance to try and clean up the mess. I have learned and share with every client the 5 essential things to keep in mind when selling their …