All You Ever Wanted to Know About Acquisitions

Sellers

Selling your startup might be the last thing on your mind right now. I’m sure you’re busy enough just running your business, so why add acquisition planning to your to-do ...

Few could blame you for wanting to pay as little tax as possible on your acquisition. After all, you’ve invested years into building your startup to the point of exit. ...

What do you want from an acquisition?  For most founders, it’s three things: to sell quickly, easily, and for the highest price.  You might hold secondary goals such as finding ...

Buyers

What’s the number one thing stopping you from buying a business? Usually, it’s financing. Either you lack the cash in the bank or your bank won’t (or can’t) lend it ...

Before investing your hard-earned money, consider the potential returns. A 10 percent return in the stock market is usually considered good1, but on Acquire, it’s not unheard of to acquire ...

Think of the Letter of Intent (LOI) as a starting pistol. Once fired, the race to complete the acquisition as quickly and easily as possible begins. While not legally binding, ...

Wondering what you get in return for the listing fee? Put simply, you get everything you need to sell. Not just a marketplace with over 400k buyers, but also an ...

Hey founders and acquirers, The latest multiples report is here! I know you’ve been waiting a while for this, so thanks for your patience. (Not read our previous reports? Download them now.) ...

No question causes more controversy than, “How much is my startup worth?” You’ll find plenty of valuation methodologies to help you answer that question. We’ve written about most of them. ...

Acquisition lawyer at Scale LLP, Doug Mitchell, recalls one of the closest calls he’s ever encountered while advising a sale. He was working with a business seeking seller-side financing to ...

Lebanese founder, Nour Shaaban just sold his SaaS business on Acquire.com for a life-changing sum. While he can’t reveal too many details due to his non-disclosure agreement (NDA), he agreed ...

Luke Sheppard recently finished his bachelor’s degree at BYU with a little more spending money and work experience than most grads. He just sold his startup for $500,000 at age ...

The nearer you are to closing an acquisition, the harder it becomes. Once the buzz of finding a buyer wears off, you’re left with a meandering and complicated path to ...

Welcome to the second Acquire Multiples Report for 2022. In this report, you’ll learn the multiples at which most startups got Acquired on Acquire between February and August 2022, split ...

Picture this for a moment… A buyer is interested in your startup.  You’ve spent days chatting back and forth on Acquire.com. You might even have met in person. Now, your ...