Resources for sellers

Aldes Business Brokers are at the forefront of the profession of selling businesses with valued representation for ALL of our clients. Every day, more and more business buyers and sellers demand our proven skills and resources to help them succeed in an increasingly complex market.

  • Managing Risk: Selling in a Depressed Market

    By Aldes Business Brokers

    Posted on May 11 2016, in Resources for sellers

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    When thinking of selling you business for whatever reason (death, disability, divorce or departure) think of your business as a commodity or investment tool. In this depressed market commodity prices are low, the rand is under pressure, the overvalued stock market is volatile and interest rates are set to increase. Seems like a bleak picture? Well, yes …and no.

    ​When thinking of selling you business for whatever reason (death, disability, divorce or departure) think of your business as a commodity or investment tool. In this depressed market commodity prices... (More)

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  • How to sell your business in a depressed market

    By admin

    Posted on Feb 02 2016, in Resources for sellers

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    When thinking of selling you business for whatever reason (death, disability, divorce or departure) think of your business as a commodity or investment tool. In this depressed market commodity prices are low, the rand is under pressure, the overvalued stock market is volatile and interest rates are set to increase. Seems like a bleak picture? Well, yes… and no.

    ​Investors will always seek alternative opportunities to invest and therefore you can sell your profitable business in a depressed market, providing that you are willing to: Be positive... (More)


  • The Business Report

    By Aldes

    Posted on Jun 19 2018, in Resources for sellers

    What information to provide a prospective buyer

    The main object of compiling a business report on your business is: To provide a potential buyer with information on the business To cover all possible objections to provide answers To cover ... (More)


  • Estimate your business market value

    By Aldes

    Posted on Jun 19 2018, in Resources for sellers

    What is my business worth?

    Aldes Business Brokers have developed a 3-prong approach to valuing a business. They have been successfully using these methods in the market place for the last 25 years. There methods work so well t... (More)


  • The Selling Process

    By Aldes

    Posted on Dec 01 2015, in Resources for sellers

    The steps to selling your business

    Aldes Business Brokers has literally assisted thousands of business owners over the last thirty two years to prepare their businesses for sale and achieve a top price. This experience has proven over ... (More)


  • Seller Checklist

    By Aldes

    Posted on Dec 01 2015, in Resources for sellers

    A checklist for sellers

    1. Provide Information. Prepare all figures on the business to satisfy the buyer during his due diligence process. Many deals collapse at this stage because of insufficient information or the Seller ... (More)

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  • Selling on Terms

    By Aldes

    Posted on Dec 01 2015, in Resources for sellers

    Should I sell for cash or on terms?

    It is an age old question whether to hold out for cash or to sell your business on terms. In many cases the answer would rather be a result of the owner’s personal circumstances and needs. For instanc... (More)


  • What about my staff?

    By Aldes

    Posted on Dec 01 2015, in Resources for sellers

    What will happen to my staff when I sell my business?

    Depending on the structure of your sales agreement when selling your business the relationship with the staff should be treated differently. Broadly spoken there are two ways in which most medium to... (More)


  • PAIA manual

    By Aldes

    Posted on Dec 01 2015, in Resources for sellers

    Everything you need to know about PAIA compliance in South Africa

    Privately owned businesses are required to provide a guide in terms of the Promotion of Access to Information Act – Act 2 of 2000. The Bill of Rights of the South African Constitution – Access to I... (More)


  • Thinking of Selling on Auction?

    By Aldes

    Posted on Dec 01 2015, in Resources for sellers

    The pros and cons of selling at auction

    The process is fast. Once the Auctioneer is commissioned to do the job, the auction generally takes place within thirty (30) days. Auctions attract qualified buyers. The people at auctions have the... (More)