CABI 2013 Fall Conference Vendor Tables

Promote your product or service to the CABI membership at the 2013 Fall Conference on Wednesday, September 18, 2013.  The conference will be held at the Red Lion Hotel Denver Southeast, 3200 South Parker Road, Aurora, CO 80014.  Map & Directions. Vendors are encouraged to have their tables ready by the Morning Break at 10:00 a.m.  See the conference schedule here. You may contact Conference Chair Sonja Wood at 303-667-8030 or for further details. Powered … [Read more...]

Colorado Approves an Exemption from the Broker-Dealer Registration Requirements

EXEMPT:"A person who acts as a business broker with respect to a transaction involving the offer or sale of all of the stock or other equity interests in any closely held corporation provided that such stock or other equity interest is sold to no more than one person, as that term is defined in the Act."- As quoted from 3 CCR 704-1:51-2.1.1 Paragraph B.  Effective date of October 15, 2013. From an email written by Mike ErtelCo-Chair, AM&AA Licensure Task Force:TO: ALL SPONSORS OF AM&AA’s … [Read more...]

Colorado Proposes an Exemption from the Broker-Dealer Registration Requirements for Business Brokers – August 26, 2013

By: Trevor Crow, Dufford & Brown, P.C. The Colorado Division of Securities recently issued a notice of a public hearing, which is being held to amend Rule 51-2.1.1 to exclude business brokers from the definition of “Broker-Dealer” as that term is defined under the Colorado Securities Act (C.R.S. § 11-51-201(2)). The proposed amendment to Rule 51-2.1.1 adds a new Section B to the current rule. The new Section B is provided below. A full copy of the current Rule 51-2.1.1 is here. Rule … [Read more...]

Preparing A Company To Sell

By: Trevor Crow, Dufford & Brown, P.C. Time is the biggest deal killer, so being prepared is the best way to put your business in a position to sell when the opportunity comes knocking. Selling a business is a time sensitive process. When a potential buyer is ready to pull the trigger, the business owner must be prepared to close the deal quickly or the buyer may lose interest or find another potential target. I believe it’s one of Newton’s laws of motion that says things in motion tend to … [Read more...]

When Is The Right Time To Sell?

The right time to sell a business essentially means that it is the best time to sell for both the owner and the business. In other words, both parties will profit from the arrangement to a greater degree than they would if they carried on in the same vein. Owners may find themselves in a position where they can now pursue other interests that bring them greater satisfaction in terms of time, energy and capital, while the business benefits from an injection of new blood. In order to ascertain … [Read more...]

CABI 2013 Fall Conference, September 18, 2013

(Make Payment Below)   Details Cost: Members $99 / Non-Members $149Date: Wednesday, September 18, 2013Time: 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.Location: Red Lion Hotel Denver Southeast3200 South Parker RoadAurora, CO 80014303-695-1700Map & Directions Agenda 7:00 a.m. to 7:45 a.m. - Registration/Continental Breakfast7:45 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. - Welcome and Introduction8:00 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. - Opening Address8:45 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. - Workshop - Business Brokers & Business Coaches: What Can We Do … [Read more...]

2013 IBBA Fall Conference and Main Street Marketplace

      Details Dates: November 18, 2013 through November 23, 2013Location: Hyatt Regency Savannah GeorgiaContact: The IBBA conferences feature educational workshops, networking events, keynote presentations and a trade show. The IBBA also offers a variety of courses required to obtain and maintain your CBI or for general brokerage training. Click here for more information! … [Read more...]

Five Top Tactics For Selling And Negotiation

Entrepreneurs who function using Occam’s razor to determine their strategic decisions inevitably fail to see the three-dimensional world of corporate business behavior, ultimately leading to results that are as superficial as the guidelines they use to build profitability. For those who favor simplicity as the solution to tactical problems, profitability is seen as the determinant of a business’ sales value. In the real world, valuations are far more profound, yet even strategic, open minded … [Read more...]

2013 IBBA Spring Conference and Main Street Marketplace

  Details Dates: June 11th through the 15th, 2013Location: Hilton Anaheim Links: Registration Information Schedule Main Street MarketplaceWorkshopsCoursesKeynote LecturesHotel and Travel Evolving Reality, New Optimism Are brokerage opportunities quietly picking up? Are more financing options becoming available? What is happening with valuations? What is the likely state of the economy in the next few years? What are the SBA’s plans? The IBBA has prepared an education agenda and new … [Read more...]

Julian Izbiky Interviewed By Denver Business Journal

Dateline: February 15, 2013 Julian Izbiky of Izbiky & Associates, who is a CABI Sponsor and transactions attorney, was interviewed by Heather Draper of the Denver Business Journal about business owners in their 60's who are cashing out and selling their businesses to 40-somethings. Read the article entitled: "Boomers cashing out, 40-somethings cashing in." … [Read more...]