Skip to Content

News and Events

Another Precision Engineering Business Sold by Stirling!

Stirling was recently contacted by the owners of a precision engineering business, based in Worcestershire as they were looking to sell for retirement purposes. Following some negotiation on terms of business, the engineering business initially received an up to date valuation report which was prepared independently but organised by Stirling. We then then set about…

The Technique of Valuing a Business

General Valuing a business can be one of the most worrying parts of selling and also conversely for a potential buyer, of purchasing an existing business.  Whilst a seller will not be prepared to sell a business for less than its perceived value to him or her, if you look at it from a potential…

Has your business value increased?

A rising stock market has been having a positive effect on the values of certain types of profitable businesses which are commonly valued using widely recognised Price/Earnings ratios for relevant commercial sector indices.  Recent increases recorded with these ratios so far this year (to July 2013), are as follows:- + 38.68%   Industrial All Index + 29.18%   General Industrials Index +…

How to value a Business?

Valuing a Company can be one of the most worrying parts of selling a business and also conversely for a potential buyer, of purchasing an existing business. Whilst a seller will not be prepared to sell a business for less than its perceived value to him or her, if you look at it from a…

Selling a business – which mistakes are you making?

Selling a business can be a costly and time consuming process, so make sure you don’t make some of these mistakes:- You’ve had enough and so you’ve suddenly decided to sell?  The decision to sell a business should not be taken lightly as there could be many things to be done to try and make the…

New video on Business Valuations

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AJyeSxr01Ng

FREE Business Coaching Seminar – Friday, 12 July 2013

  FREE Business Coaching Seminar Stirling are sponsoring a  FREE Business Coaching Seminar on Friday, 12 July (10.00am – 1.00pm) at the The Three Counties Hotel, Belmont Road, Hereford, HR2 7BP.  The seminar is being given by Arrivista Business Coaching, the premier coaching firm in the West Midlands. The seminar will be packed with proven…

How safe is your exit strategy?

Developing a Safe Exit Strategy?  The thought of exiting a business may sound quite appealing but unless some careful thought and consideration is given as a business owner, you may end up walking away with less than you might expect.  No one would try and complete a journey without some form of planning in order to reach…

Is your Business Value increasing?

A rising stock market has been having a positive effect on the values of certain types of profitable businesses which are commonly valued using widely recognised Price/Earnings ratios for relevant commercial sector indices.  Recent increases recorded with these ratios so far this year, are as follows:- + 15.4%     Industrial All Index + 29.39%   General Industrials Index + 22.87%   Industrial Engineering…

Top Ten Tips for increasing business values…..

Should you be thinking of selling a business in the medium term, our top ten tips for increasing business values are as follows:- 1) Focus on selling. Nothing happens unless selling is taking place. Concentrate on selling the benefits of your products and services rather than just the features of your products alone. You don’t have…