Scot Cockroft

Definitive Guide to Sell Your Business

Definitive Guide to Sell Your Business While not every aspect of selling a business is fun or simple, we can assure you that it is rewarding! From deciding whether or not to sell that business to closing on its sale, selling your business involves complicated relationships, agreements, disclosures, and processes. There are so many important steps[…] Definitive Guide to Sell Your Business While not every aspect of selling a business is fun or simple, we can assure you that it is rewarding! From deciding whether or not to sell that business to closing on its sale, selling your business involves complicated relationships, agreements, disclosures, and processes. There are so many important steps[…]

Selling a Business in Dallas: What you Need to Know

Deciding to sell your business is probably not something you simply decided to do on a whim, but it’s also probably not something you’ve done a lot of planning for either. Our team of Dallas business brokers are prepared for anything that comes their way. Deciding to sell your business is probably not something you simply decided to do on a whim, but it’s also probably not something you’ve done a lot of planning for either. Our team of Dallas business brokers are prepared for anything that comes their way.

A Non-Compete Shouldn’t Be a Trap: How Non-Competes Work in Oil and Gas

If you have recently sold your business in the oil and gas industry, or if you plan to sell in the near future, you may have questions about your non-compete agreement.  There is so much to negotiate in the sales process, from valuation to transition planning, that sellers sometimes misunderstand or downplay their non-compete until they consider[…] If you have recently sold your business in the oil and gas industry, or if you plan to sell in the near future, you may have questions about your non-compete agreement.  There is so much to negotiate in the sales process, from valuation to transition planning, that sellers sometimes misunderstand or downplay their non-compete until they consider[…]

How to Increase the Value of Your Janitorial Business

As the owner of a janitorial business, you’ve likely seen steady growth and record profits over the last five years.  According to IBIS World, the janitorial services industry earns $61 billion in revenue annually, with over $3 billion in profit.  This makes it a great time to sell your janitorial business.  However, whether you are preparing to[…] As the owner of a janitorial business, you’ve likely seen steady growth and record profits over the last five years.  According to IBIS World, the janitorial services industry earns $61 billion in revenue annually, with over $3 billion in profit.  This makes it a great time to sell your janitorial business.  However, whether you are preparing to[…]

6 Questions Buyers Should Always Ask

There is no such thing as a dumb question, and that’s especially true when buying a business.  Before you make the life-changing decision to purchase a business, it is important to learn as much as you can, both about that particular business and the industry as a whole.   While there are some obvious questions to ask, like the financial situation[…] There is no such thing as a dumb question, and that’s especially true when buying a business.  Before you make the life-changing decision to purchase a business, it is important to learn as much as you can, both about that particular business and the industry as a whole.   While there are some obvious questions to ask, like the financial situation[…]

What You Need to Know When Selling Your Oil and Gas Pipeline Company

The oil and gas industry saw some slowed growth recently, but according to IBIS World, those in the pipeline business can expect steady growth over the next five years.  This growth, along with an annual revenue of $62.5 billion dollars, make it a great time to consider selling your oil and gas pipeline business.  This may seem like a challenging[…] The oil and gas industry saw some slowed growth recently, but according to IBIS World, those in the pipeline business can expect steady growth over the next five years.  This growth, along with an annual revenue of $62.5 billion dollars, make it a great time to consider selling your oil and gas pipeline business.  This may seem like a challenging[…]

Find the Perfect Buyer for Your Flowback Business

With the dip in crude oil prices over the last five years, businesses in the oil and gas services industry, including flowback companies, took a hit.  Now, as prices rise, the oil and gas industry is again beginning to see growth.  Buyers are looking to capitalize on this growth by purchasing flowback companies, and other businesses in the oil and[…] With the dip in crude oil prices over the last five years, businesses in the oil and gas services industry, including flowback companies, took a hit.  Now, as prices rise, the oil and gas industry is again beginning to see growth.  Buyers are looking to capitalize on this growth by purchasing flowback companies, and other businesses in the oil and[…]

Things to Consider When Acquiring a Business

As you prepare to purchase a business, there are many things to consider.  First, partner with an experienced business broker to ensure a smooth sales process.  Next, determine the right industry and business for you.  Once you find a potential business to purchase, ask key questions to learn as much as you can about the business.  Finally, be[…] As you prepare to purchase a business, there are many things to consider.  First, partner with an experienced business broker to ensure a smooth sales process.  Next, determine the right industry and business for you.  Once you find a potential business to purchase, ask key questions to learn as much as you can about the business.  Finally, be[…]

Find the Perfect Buyer for Your Salt Water Disposal Business

With the dip in crude oil prices over the last five years, salt water disposal businesses took a hit.  Now, as prices rise, the oil and gas industry is again beginning to see growth.  Buyers are looking to capitalize on this growth by purchasing oil and gas services businesses, including salt water disposal companies.  Whether you plan to sell[…] With the dip in crude oil prices over the last five years, salt water disposal businesses took a hit.  Now, as prices rise, the oil and gas industry is again beginning to see growth.  Buyers are looking to capitalize on this growth by purchasing oil and gas services businesses, including salt water disposal companies.  Whether you plan to sell[…]

The Importance of a Business Valuation During a Partnership Dispute

Many businesses, both large and small, are owned by some form of partnership. Whether you work with a trusted family member, long-time friend, or a handful of investors you’ve only recently met, partnership disputes are often inevitable. From financial needs to differing opinions, even sickness, there are often many issues that arise overtime that[…] Many businesses, both large and small, are owned by some form of partnership. Whether you work with a trusted family member, long-time friend, or a handful of investors you’ve only recently met, partnership disputes are often inevitable. From financial needs to differing opinions, even sickness, there are often many issues that arise overtime that[…]