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Old 06-30-2010, 09:39 AM
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clcare clcare is offline
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buying or selling a lawn and landscape company

has anyone ever bought or sold their company, and how do you you put a value to a large established company with over 800,000 in annual sales consistently, and many long term contracts?

way to much stuff to list
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Old 06-30-2010, 12:27 PM
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gross sales is only a small factor in the actual value, you want to be looking at the past years of net profit. The value is a multible of the businesses net profit. Only a lawer can tell you if the current "long term" contracts have any value to (you) should you buy the business.
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