Mergers & Acquisitions

Corpus Christi, Texas Business Brokers | M&A

Corpus Christi, Texas, 78401

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Who We Are

Corpus Christi, Texas, Office of Morgan & Westfield. Successfully selling your business can be one of the most rewarding things that any business owner can accomplish. Unfortunately, it can also be one of the most challenging. The sales process can be stressful, intimidating and very complex. But at the Corpus Christi, Texas office of Morgan & Westfield, our team of professional business brokers is dedicated to making it easier for business owners to sell their business.

We provide a variety of services that can be used to guide you through the sales process. From planning your sale to valuing your company, to marketing your sale, to ultimately selling your business, our business brokers will be there for you every step of the way. We can even complete many of these tasks for you.

When you utilize our business brokerage services, you can rest assured that every step in the sales process is being completed correctly and that your business will ultimately be sold successfully. To learn more about how we can help you sell your business, contact the Corpus Christi, Texas, office of Morgan & Westfield today.

Importance of Selling Your Business Discreetly

When business owners sell their business on their own, there are often some details that get overlooked or nuances to the sales process that business owners are unaware of. One of the most important and commonly overlooked details that inexperienced sellers miss is maintaining a confidential sale.

Selling your business is not like selling a car, house, boat or anything else. It is absolutely essential that your business is sold discreetly. Failure to maintain a confidential sale can have serious consequences and make it extremely difficult to achieve a successful sale. Some of the consequences to having your sale become public knowledge include:

  • Customers could learn about your sale and take their business elsewhere.
  • Employees could learn about your sale and become less engaged in their work or begin looking for employment elsewhere.
  • Suppliers may be unwilling to continue working with you or unwilling to continue offering favorable contract terms.
  • Competitors could view your impending sale as a sign of weakness and an opportunity to increase their market share.
  • Buyers could become nervous about purchasing a company that is being sold publicly.
  • The market value of your company may decrease.
  • Your business will become more difficult to sell, elongating the sales process.
  • The added pressure of a public sale can make the entire process more stressful.
  • If purchasing offers are made public, you will have less leverage when you are negotiating with potential buyers because they will know what other buyers are willing to pay.
  • Your sale will attract more low-quality buyers and fewer high-quality buyers, making it difficult to maximize your profits and achieve a successful sale in the long term.

In order to avoid these outcomes and sell your business successfully, your sale must remain discreet and steps must be taken to ensure complete confidentiality

How Our Business Brokers Maintain a Confidential Sale

When you sell your business through Morgan & Westfield, our business brokers will ensure that your business is sold confidentially. One of the ways that we do this is through marketing your sale discreetly and working to screen the buyers who respond to our marketing campaign.

When we advertise your business’s sale, we do so utilizing a technique called “confidential marketing.” Your business’s sale will be advertised on several websites that are frequented by your target buyers using only general information.

For example, your ad may describe your business as: “A small business located in the South Texas area, in the tourism industry, with an asking price of $185,000.” This information is specific enough to pique a potential buyer’s interest, but still generic enough to maintain your business’s anonymity.

Prospective buyers who are interested in learning more about your business based on the information that is provided in the advertisement will be prompted to contact our brokers at the Corpus Christi, Texas office of Morgan & Westfield.

As an added tool for maintaining your sale’s confidentiality, our business brokers will also screen all potential buyers who respond to your advertising campaign. Buyers will be interviewed and researched by our business brokers to ensure that only the most qualified buyers are referred to you. At this time, all potential buyers will also be required to sign a non-disclosure agreement. Only after this contract has been signed will our brokers provide potential buyers with specific information about your company, thereby ensuring that your business’s sale will remain completely confidential.

Steps That You Can Take to Maintain a Confidential Sale

In addition to the steps that our business brokers will take to ensure that your confidentiality is maintained, there are also some precautions that you can take, including:

  • Tell no one about your sale until the sale has been closed.
  • Require anyone with knowledge of your sale to sign a confidentiality agreement.
  • Continue to operate your business as you normally would.
  • Do not allow inventory levels to dip below their normal levels, as this may cause some suspicion.
  • If you plan to begin delegating your responsibilities to other employees (so it will be easier for another owner to fill your role), then do so gradually. Do not make these changes quickly, as that may cause your employees to become suspicious.
  • Continue to renew and maintain all applicable rental agreements, licenses, permits and supply contracts. (This is also a good idea because some sales take longer than others, and maintaining these items will enable you to continue operating normally.)

Selling Your Business through Morgan & Westfield, Corpus Christi, Texas Office

At the Corpus Christi, Texas office of Morgan & Westfield, our business brokers provide our business brokerage services to business owners throughout the South Texas area. We place a particular emphasis on serving the specific communities of:

Corpus Christi, Mustang Island, Port Arkansas, San Jose Island, Chapman Ranch, Tierra Grande, Petronila, Driscoll, Bishop, Padre Island, Kingsville, Ricardo, Riviera, Sarita, Loyola Beach, Rivera Beach, Flowella, La Gloria, Premont, Cruz Calle, Rios, Ramirez, Concepcion, Realitos, Benavides, Palito Blanco, Ben Bolt, San Diego, Alice, Agua Dulce, Alfred, Orange Grove, Robstown, San Patricio, Portland, Ingleside, Gregory, Rockport, Fulton, Lamar, Bayside, Taft, Bonnie View, Odem, Edroy, Sinton, West St Paul, Mathis, Mt Lucas, Woodsboro, Refugio, Tynan, McFaddin and Beeville.

Each year our business brokers facilitate hundreds of successful sales in these communities as well as in many of the neighboring communities that make up this region of South Texas. If you are a business owner in this area and you are considering selling your business, our business brokers are here to help. To learn more about how we can facilitate your business’s sale, contact the Corpus Christi, Texas, office of Morgan & Westfield today.

Past Transactions - Business Sales or Appraisal

Following is a representative list of past transactions we have worked on:

Ambulance Service
Private Households
Vending Machine Route
Automotive Parts Dealer
Private School
Jimmy John’ Gourmet
B2b Wholesale
Produce Market
Janitorial Distributor
Baby Products Retailer
Quick Lube
Liquor Store
Creative Artists
Quick Print Business
Little Caesar’ Pizza
Rope, Cordage Manufacturing
Motion Picture Exhibition
Day Care
Route Distribution Business
Motion Picture Production
Domestic Representation
Rubber Manufacturer
Non-Metallic Mineral Mining
Embroidery Shop
Non-Metallic Manufacturing
Estate Planning Services
Stainless Steel Food
Onshore Aquaculture
Fabric Store
State Government
Ophthalmic Practice
Furniture Retailing
Tee Shirt Shop
Hobby Shop
Grocery Product Distributor
Trade College
Internet Publishing
Trailer and Motor Retail
Ice Cream
Huntington Learning Center
Tyre Manufacturing
UP Store

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Written by Jacob Orosz, Founder of Morgan & Westfield

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