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Acquisitions Anonymous

By Bill D'Alessandro, Mills Snell, & Michael Girdley
Learnings about small business acquisitions and operations. Hosted by Bill D'Alessandro, Mills Snell & Michael Girdley
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How Great Operators Win! How PE does it like pros with Mark Brooks - Acquisitions Anonymous Episode 82
Mills Snell (@thegeneralmills) is joined by Mark Brooks (@markbrooks), Managing Director at Permanent Equity, to talk about investor-operator relationships, integrations, pre-close involvement and post-close dynamics, cultural fits, empowering leadership teams, handling tough conversations, and much more. ----- Thanks to our sponsors! MoreNow.co: We help owners build a high functioning, experienced team by leveraging the top manager/director talent in the Phillippines. Go to morenow.co and fill out the form. Or email hire@morenow.co. Mention this pod for 20% of your first hire. ----- * Do you love Acquanon and want to see our smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel. * Do you enjoy our content? Rate our show! * Follow us on twitter @acquanon Learnings about small business acquisitions and operations. ----- Show Notes: (0:00) Intro (2:33) How do you interact with Portfolio companies? (3:48) How do you alternate between remote and on-site work? (5:00) What do you think of passive ownership of a business? (7:08) How do you prepare pre & post-close for a deal to be successful? (11:07) You talk about integrating yourself into the operational workflow; have you experienced pushback on that? (14:05) How do you recognize success in the first phase of integration? (16:33) What is your thought process of discovery when assessing a new business? (20:55) Morenow.co (22:46) How does the investor-operator relationship begin? (27:15) How do you structure KPIs & metrics? (30:39) When and how would you escalate into operating one of the portfolio companies? (32:58) What are the early signs of a leadership issue? (35:34) How do you handle tough conversations? (42:31) What do you think about industry expertise? Is it necessary to run a business? (45:40) How do you handle cultural fits, team chemistry, and leadership anomalies? (50:11) What is the influence of incentives on behavior? ----- Past guests on Acquanon include Nick Huber, Brent Beshore, Aaron Rubin, Mike Botkin, Ari Ozick, Mitchell Baldridge, Xavier Helgelsen, Mike Loftus, Steve Divitkos, Dzmitry Miranovich, Morgan Tate and more. ----- Additional episodes you might enjoy: #64 How to find the expected benchmarks and KPIs for your industry? #67 I bought a business. Now what? Learn with us from an expert - Dzmitry Miranovich joins us once more #42 $900k Moving and Storage Company / $500k Rural Mini-Storage #61 Two Manufacturing Businesses for Sale - Brent Beshore - Founder and CEO at Permanent Equity
54:08
April 01, 2022
Do Title Insurance Companies Make Bank?! with Industry Expert Mark Fleming Jr. - Acquisitions Anonymous Episode 81
Bill D’Alessandro (@BillDA) and Mills Snell (@thegeneralmills) are joined by Mark Fleming Jr. (@MarkFlemingJr) to discuss 2 Title insurance companies for sale. We talk about the notary business, margins, risk & risk ownership, scaling up through software investment, revenue sources, insurance premiums, and more. ----- Thanks to our sponsors! CloudBookkeeping offers adaptable solutions to businesses that want to focus on growth with a “client service first” approach. They offer a full suite of accounting services, including sophisticated reporting, QuickBooks software solutions, and full-service payroll options. ----- * Do you love Acquanon and want to see our smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel. * Do you enjoy our content? Rate our show! * Follow us on Twitter @acquanon Learnings about small business acquisitions and operations. ----- Show Notes: (0:00) Intro (1:49) 1st Deal: Maryland Based Title Company (3:58) What stands out from the notary's point of view? (5:52) Is the owner currently receiving a salary? How would that impact margins? (7:05) What is a Title company? (8:42) Is the reported revenue insurance premium income? How does that work? (10:52) Who carries the risk for the insurance? (11:59) What is the title search industry? When do they operate? (13:36) Who is acting as a referral source? Lenders? Attorneys? (16:58) What is the durability of the referral sources? Is there a risk to bear? (20:55) What are the barriers to entry into the business? Where can you find opportunities? (22:50) Cloudbookkeeping.com - Focus on your business instead of your books. (24:00) Deal 2: Title Insurance Business for Sale (26:23) First thoughts & valuation (28:43) Is technology relevant in this business? How does software impacts process management? (31:51) Residential vs. Commercial, what are the main differences? (33:58) What is one of the main advantages of a larger business? ----- Past guests on Acquanon include Nick Huber, Brent Beshore, Aaron Rubin, Mike Botkin, Ari Ozick, Mitchell Baldridge, Xavier Helgelsen, Mike Loftus, Steve Divitkos, Dzmitry Miranovich, Morgan Tate and more. ----- Additional episodes you might enjoy: #62 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Loftus, CEO of Connor's Landscaping #66 Analyzing Software Businesses for Sale with Steve Divitkos, an experienced industry CEO #42 $900k Moving and Storage Company / $500k Rural Mini-Storage #61 Two Manufacturing Businesses for Sale - Brent Beshore - Founder and CEO at Permanent Equity
36:35
March 29, 2022
How One Tweet Led to One SMB Acquisition! - Acquisitions Anonymous Episode 80
Michael Girdley (@Girdley) and Bill D’Alessandro (@BillDA) are joined by Joe Cassandra (@JoeCassandra) to hear his lessons learned in SMB ownership, running a children's retail store, owner-employee relationships, building a HoldCo, hidden expenses, and more. ----- Thanks to our sponsors! Fleetio's suite of cloud- and mobile-based fleet management solutions enables fleets of all sizes to automate fleet operations and manage asset lifecycles. Users can instantly access and update data regarding planned and unplanned maintenance, fuel, inspections, parts, and much more. Fleetio improves communication and streamlines issue resolution with its mobile app, email notifications, and reminders. Fleetio integrates with telematics solutions for automated odometer updates and DTC handling, and pairs with fuel cards to automatically log transaction data. Fully optimize your fleet by giving fleet managers, drivers, technicians, and other personnel access to the tools and information they need anytime, anywhere. Questions? Call us at 1-800-975-5304 or email hello@fleetio.com —-- * Do you love Acquanon and want to see our smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel. * Do you enjoy our content? Rate our show! * Follow us on Twitter @acquanon Learnings about small business acquisitions and operations. ----- Show Notes: (0:00) Intro (2:09) What is the story on buying a Business for the first time? (4:39) Why did you think this was a good deal? (8:08) How did you evaluate the business on ROI and mitigating risks? (9:56) The business was cheap, it was an asymmetric bet. (13:05) How did you evaluate Location potential and value in the deal? (14:41) You bought the business. What happened next? (16:45) Offline & online marketing strategies (18:00) Owner-employee relationship management and incentive plans to build salesperson loyalty (21:21) What size does the business have? Which are the business numbers? (23:32) Who is the CEO of the business? How much time do you spend weekly? (25:02) What advice would you have on someone trying to replicate your story? (27:36) Fleetio sponsor - Fleet management service - Check them out! (30:49) How does the retail store fit into the HoldCo strategy? (35:45) How do you consolidate your income streams? (37:23) What is your vision as a growth? (38:19) What is it like to own a retailer? ----- Links: * Fleetio.com - Fleet Management Solutions - Questions? Call us at 1-800-975-5304 or email hello@fleetio.com ----- Past guests on Acquanon include Nick Huber, Brent Beshore, Aaron Rubin, Mike Botkin, Ari Ozick, Mitchell Baldridge, Xavier Helgelsen, Mike Loftus, Steve Divitkos, Dzmitry Miranovich, Morgan Tate and more.
43:53
March 25, 2022
What do Investors want? - Acquisitions Anonymous Episode 79
Michael Girdley (@Girdley) and Bill D’Alessandro (@BillDA) are joined by Bradford Hardin(@bradford_hardin), Banking & FinTech Partner at @DWTlaw. In this episode we dive into an investor's mind: What do they look for in a company? And in an deal sponsor/syndicator? We talk about investing, investor needs, networking, content marketing, life cycle + evaluation of deals, and much more. Like our content? Rate our show! ----- Show Notes: (0:00) Intro (1:01) Investing in private markets as a hobby (2:59) How do you find deals? (4:45) How would you proceed to raise capital as a CEO? (7:39) Life cycle, evaluation & decision-making process of a deal. (12:26) No-Gos on a deal: (14:32) Why invest in private markets? Understanding diversification, risk & compensation (18:08) How do you look at quantifying an investment? (19:57) What makes a deal stand out? (22:06) A key skill for an entrepreneur? (22:49) How to diversify investment risk? (26:11) Why are monthly updates so critically important? (29:05) What are you looking for when looking at investments & entrepreneurs? (32:10) What is your investing edge? What kind of processes do you run? (36:12) What advice would you give to your younger self? (38:36) Flipping the script! We get interviewed by Bradford (38:59) If an investor passes on your deal, would you like to hear feedback on their decision? (41:08) What are things that you see LPs focusing on that are the wrong things? (43:50) What makes a good investor stand out? ----- Links: * Subscribe to the podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/acquisitions-anonymous/id1533153678 https://open.spotify.com/show/4rbeAODKXwwEOxf905He22 * Looking to become a sponsor? Write us an email at mirko@girdley.com * Follow us on Twitter @acquanon Learnings about small business acquisitions and operations. * https://www.dwt.com/ ----- Past guests on Acquanon include Nick Huber, Brent Beshore, Aaron Rubin, Mike Botkin, Ari Ozick, Mitchell Baldridge, Xavier Helgelsen, Mike Loftus, Steve Divitkos, Dzmitry Miranovich, Morgan Tate and more. ----- Additional episodes you might enjoy: #62 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Loftus CEO of Connor's Landscaping #66 Analyzing Software Businesses for Sale with Steve Divitkos, experienced industry CEO #42 $900k Moving and Storage Company / $500k Rural Mini-Storage #61 Two Manufacturing Businesses for Sale - Brent Beshore - Founder and CEO at Permanent Equity
48:09
March 22, 2022
Do you want to own a union-based business?? | A Commercial Roofing Company and an eCommerce Retail Brand - Acquisitions Anonymous Episode 78
Deals Episode! Bill D’Alessandro (@BillDA) and Mills Snell (@thegeneralmills) talk union labor in commercial roofing businesses, finance, wages, seller training periods and more in our first deal. The second one is a small business straight from our German audience, we skip the Anonymous part and dig into manufacturing, logistics, target audience and more. ----- * Do you love Acquanon and want to see our smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel. * Do you enjoy our content? Rate our show! * Follow us on twitter @acquanon Learnings about small business acquisitions and operations. ----- Show Notes: (0:00) Intro (0:33) Beyond8FiguresPodcast (1:38) A commercial roofing Company w/ 90 employees (4:10) Mix Union vs non-Union employees (5:17) What is typical % for Union labor? When do you require Union labor? (6:19) Value & risk of captive labor (7:59) What does the average job size tell us? (9:44) Close look at financials, wages & seller training period, lots to unpack (14:57) What should you think twice about if you also liked this business? (16:09) Specifics on Due Dilligence in working with a Union (18:18) Supply Chain status in the commercial roofing business (20:05) Retail eCommerce Business: AER Video, cheap alternative of a camera drone (22:51) First thoughts, sourcing & logistics questions (25:36) How do we think about sizing and third party logistics (3PL)? (27:55) Is there an opportunity to place the product in front of a target customer? (29:45) What about changing the target audience with a price adjustment? (31:47) Lifetime customer value, Total Adressable Market and balance (36:01) Where is the traffic coming from? How do people hear about my product? ----- Links: * https://flippa.com/11097828-5-year-old-established-e-commerce-business-selling-camera-accessories-in-the-action-sports-niche * pablo@aervideo.com ----- Thanks to our sponsor! The BEYOND8figures podcast (Beyond8Figures.com) - is a podcast where entrepreneurs and experts speak up on topics related to business and life in general. Each week our guest will have interviewees from different backgrounds to discuss what helped them get ahead while succeeding at entrepreneurship; we'll learn how these people achieved success by exploring personal journeys along the way (both professionally AND emotionally). So if that's interesting to you, make sure you check us out ;). ----- Additional episodes you might enjoy: #62 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Loftus CEO of Connor's Landscaping #66 Analyzing Software Businesses for Sale with Steve Divitkos, experienced industry CEO #42 $900k Moving and Storage Company / $500k Rural Mini-Storage #61 Two Manufacturing Businesses for Sale - Brent Beshore - Founder and CEO at Permanent Equity #24 $5mm pool services and lifeguard staffing co / $2mm septic services business -  featuring baller @WilsonCompanies as a special guest! #45 $800k/yr cleaning business in Midland, TX / a $565k/yr window cleaning business in San Antonio, TX #48 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Botkin of Benchmark Group
38:04
March 18, 2022
Pool Construction Companies Are Hot. Are They a Good Investment? - Acquisitions Anonymous e77
Michael Girdley (@Girdley), Bill D’Alessandro (@BillDA) and Mills Snell (@thegeneralmills) are joined by Jake Greer (LinkedIn) to discuss 2 Pool construction businesses for sale. We evaluate assets & the clues that provides on the functioning of the business, different markets, seasonality, how to evaluate potential, COVID & demand shifts and much more. ----- * Do you love Acquanon and want to see our smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel * Do you enjoy our content? Rate our show! * Follow us on twitter @acquanon Learnings about small business acquisitions and operations. ----- Show Notes: (0:00) Intro (0:53) Deal 1: Custom Pool Builder (4:22) First thoughts (5:00) Post mortem situation: How could it fail? (6:34) Risk: No mentioning of customer concentration (8:21) Why are they selling? (9:31) What do their assets tell us? Are they self performing? (10:58) The market matters a ton: understanding today's situation (14:02) What do we like about it? (16:30) Is it overvalued? (18:26) Risk hedging alternatives (20:10) Growth strategy & opportunities (23:18) What kind of Partner & capital are they looking for? (25:25) Deal 2: Pool Construction Business (26:49) Location importance & seasonality (29:21) "Normalized" vs "adjusted" EBITDA (31:10) How does the COVID boom affect this business? (33:58) Retail Store: You need an outlet to sell consumable pool products (35:40) It's always worth asking the seller why he has a retail store ----- Past guests on Acquanon include Nick Huber, Brent Beshore, Aaron Rubin, Mike Botkin, Ari Ozick, Mitchell Baldridge, Xavier Helgelsen, Mike Loftus, Steve Divitkos, Dzmitry Miranovich, Morgan Tate and more. ----- Additional episodes you might enjoy: #62 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Loftus CEO of Connor's Landscaping #66 Analyzing Software Businesses for Sale with Steve Divitkos, experienced industry CEO #42 $900k Moving and Storage Company / $500k Rural Mini-Storage #61 Two Manufacturing Businesses for Sale - Brent Beshore - Founder and CEO at Permanent Equity #24 $5mm pool services and lifeguard staffing co / $2mm septic services business -  featuring baller @WilsonCompanies as a special guest! #64 How to find the expected benchmarks and KPIs for your industry? #67 I bought a business. Now what? Learn with us from an expert - Dzmitry Miranovich joins us once more
38:37
March 15, 2022
Business Broker Secrets with Clint Fiore - Acquisitions Anonymous e76
Michael Girdley (@Girdley) is joined by Clint Fiore (@ClintFiore) to talk about Business Brokers.We discuss: What they do on a day-to-day basis, their value-add, why they're (Sometimes) unpopular, trends he sees in the market and more. ----- * Do you love Acquanon and want to see our smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel. * Do you enjoy our content? Rate our show! * Follow us on twitter @acquanon Learnings about small business acquisitions and operations. ----- Show Notes: (0:00) Cloudbookkeeping.com (1:08) Intro + Clint background (2:51) What does a Business Broker do? (4:17) Does hiring a Broker produce an economic benefit? (5:17) How do Business Brokers tend to be segmented in the market of Business providers? (7:04) How do Business Brokers usually get paid? (8:04) How do you choose a niche? By industry, geographically? (10:44) What is the effect on the buyer when a non-Broker runs your process? (12:35) What are Business Brokers doing wrong to be disliked by the SMB community? (14:51) Businesses don’t sell like Houses, they are alive, dynamic. [Clip] (16:20) What should you do to be more successful when trying to buy a Business? [Clip: This is a relationship game] (20:00) What are indicators of a good buyer when the buyer has no track record? (23:37) What are the reasons that would make you turn down a listing? (28:59) Is it ever the case that you get brought in mid-process? (31:56) What % of the deals that you work on end up being SBA Loans? (32:27) What trends are you seeing in the market? (35:22) How often are you seeing your buyers buying themselves a job? (38:01) Do you agree on avoiding deals in industries where institutional capital is coming in? (40:01) Do you see unprofitable Businesses only subsisting because they pay low rent from old contracts? (44:18) How do I develop a relationship with a Business Broker as a buyer? ----- Thanks to our sponsors! CloudBookkeeping offers adaptable solutions to businesses that want to focus on growth, with a “client service first” approach. They offer a full suite of accounting services that include sophisticated reporting, QuickBooks software solutions, and full-service payroll options. ----- Additional episodes you might enjoy: #62 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Loftus CEO of Connor's Landscaping #66 Analyzing Software Businesses for Sale with Steve Divitkos, experienced industry CEO #42 $900k Moving and Storage Company / $500k Rural Mini-Storage
48:15
March 11, 2022
SBA Loan Secrets with Heather Endresen - Acquisitions Anonymous e75
Michael Girdley (@Girdley), Bill D’Alessandro (@BillDA) and Mills Snell (@thegeneralmills) are joined once again by Heather Endresen (@EndresenHeather) for a special episode on SBA lending and borrowing. We talk about SBA generals, lending, borrowing, best practices, advantages, minimum requirements, and much more. ----- Show Notes: (0:00) Morenow.co - Hire Competent Professionals at a Discount (1:47) Intro (2:25) Heather's background & her work at Live Oak Bank (3:53) Who is the SBA and what is SBA borrowing? Advantages of SBA Loans (5:41) SBA Lenders fall into 2 categories: Cash flow lender or collateral lender (6:46) When do I need an SBA Loan? (7:34) How to differentiate a cashflow vs a collateral lender? (9:57) What is going to happen to your personal collateral when taking an SBA Loan as a borrower? (10:31) SBA has black and white rules around collateral (11:32) Refinancing your mortgage while having an SBA loan. (14:10) Advice for borrowers that look for loan exploits (16:20) Is it possible to be disqualified due to the personal wealth level? (17:58) Anyone who is going to be a personal guaranteur needs to fit the qualifications (21:22) Removing the personal guarantee in the SBA: Shorter amortizations, flexibility & covenants. (22:57) Minimum requirements and borrowing limits (25:36) What is the typical order of the process and what are the best practices? (28:36) Are there businesses that are SBA no go's? (32:02) Which businesses are people running towards? Which ones should they be running towards? (33:43) How has COVID affected your ability to underwrite deals? (36:20) What does it mean to do a QAV? (38:42) How to check your Bank for SBA Lending? (40:06) Bank service importance (44:07) Growing by acquisition: If you pursue a second loan in the same industry there is a 100% leverage opportunity (48:00) Further recommendations for borrowers (51:04) Common traits in successful and unsuccessful deals? (52:47) Things that third party investors need to be mindful of if the entrepreneur is using an SBA (54:46) What are the considerations for the seller in a seller financing situation? (57:15) Fixed vs floating interest rates (58:24) Enterprise value minimum ----- Thanks to our sponsors! MoreNow.co: We help owners build a high functioning, experienced team by leveraging the top manager/director talent in the Phillippines. Go to morenow.co and fill out the form. Or email hire@morenow.co. Mention this pod for 20% of your first hire. ----- Additional episodes you might enjoy: #62 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Loftus CEO of Connor's Landscaping #66 Analyzing Software Businesses for Sale with Steve Divitkos, experienced industry CEO #64 How to find the expected benchmarks and KPIs for your industry? #48 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Botkin of Benchmark Group #45 $800k/yr cleaning business in Midland, TX / a $565k/yr window cleaning business in San Antonio, TX
01:07:54
March 08, 2022
The Seller Bolted After a Week! War Stories with guest Reg Zeller - Acquisitions Anonymous e74
Bill D’Alessandro (@BillDA) is joined by Reg Zeller (@RegZeller) to discuss his journey from the corporate world into entrepreneurship, where he shares early experiences as a SMB owner, how a seller bailed out on him after a week on the job for the Bahamas, early wins & losses, his take on SMB ownership, and more. ----- * Do you love Acquanon and want to see our smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel. * Do you enjoy our content? Rate our show! * Follow us on twitter @acquanon Learnings about small business acquisitions and operations. ----- Show Notes: (0:49) Intro (2:58) Previous deals (3:18) What kind of funding do you used? (5:04) Story nr. 1: Second generation SMB Foundry (7:27) Seller wanted to close early, cash wasn't there yet (9:45) Seller bailed out to the Bahamas, 1 week into the job (10:44) Communicating to the customers the ownership change (13:07) No experience, 4 days of training... Early wins & losses? (14:37) How to freak your customers out (15:10) 38,000 reasons to do proper maintenance (16:39) King of the hill CEO status requires hard work (19:55) Cloudbookkeeping.com (21:03) Due diligence has to be done on assets as well (22:18) Story nr. 2: Getting burned by a deshonest deal (24:55) Pre LOI trust everything, Post LOI and due dilligence trust nothing (26:01) Don't buy against your gut! (28:10) Learn from screw ups (30:48) Handling customer concentration (33:28) The importance of customer relationship management (34:46) 10xing the profits takes an obscene amount of work and industry know-how (39:09) HR side stories (45:28) Reg's credentials, check the description to find him on Twitter! ----- Links: * Twitter @regzeller / canekast.com ----- Thanks to our sponsors! CloudBookkeeping offers adaptable solutions to businesses that want to focus on growth, with a “client service first” approach. They offer a full suite of accounting services that include sophisticated reporting, QuickBooks software solutions, and full-service payroll options. ----- Additional episodes you might enjoy: #64 How to find the expected benchmarks and KPIs for your industry? #67 I bought a business. Now what? Learn with us from an expert - Dzmitry Miranovich joins us once more #62 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Loftus CEO of Connor's Landscaping #66 Analyzing Software Businesses for Sale with Steve Divitkos, experienced industry CEO #42 $900k Moving and Storage Company / $500k Rural Mini-Storage #61 Two Manufacturing Businesses for Sale - Brent Beshore - Founder and CEO at Permanent Equity
47:03
March 04, 2022
Skincare co's are hot. Do you want to own one?? | 2 Skin Care eCommerce Businesses for sale | Acquisitions Anonymous Episode 73
Michael Girdley (@Girdley), Bill D’Alessandro (@BillDA) and Mills Snell (@thegeneralmills) discuss 2 eCommerce deals in today's episode. An eCommerce skincare product seller & an Amazon FBA eCommerce Brand in the Anti-aging, beauty and skin care segments ----- * Do you love Acquanon and want to see our smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel. * Do you enjoy our content? Rate our show! * Follow us on twitter @acquanon Learnings about small business acquisitions and operations. ----- Show Notes: (0:00) Intro (1:10) Cloudbookkeeping.com (2:16) Health & Wellness brand: eCommerce skincare product seller (6:23) The fools Gold of FBA Businesses (7:20) Understanding the value through market knowlegde (8:30) No brand loyalty. (11:15) Amazon FBA as a source of revenue (15:10) Big Client anecdote (16:00) In-n-Out (18:10) Going from eCommerce marketplace to an own domain website & brand value (21:07) Value forward advisory (22:02) Amazon FBA eCommercer Brand in the anti-aging, beauty & skin care segments (23:14) Year established as a red flag (23:49) Private lable product (25:27) Margins, cost structure & scaling up on FBA eCommerce (26:40) Sourcing from India? (28:19) Large inventory thoughts, contradictions in the listing (29:29) Should we be mistrustful of this business? (32:23) The growth is just not possible without a cheat code (33:41) Is it realistic to acquire 1 eCommerce business a year? (34:58) Good businesses transact at great multiples ----- Thanks to our sponsors! CloudBookkeeping offers adaptable solutions to businesses that want to focus on growth, with a “client service first” approach. They offer a full suite of accounting services that include sophisticated reporting, QuickBooks software solutions, and full-service payroll options. Value Forward Advisory is a Minneapolis based company that focuses on the growth and eventual sale of mature companies up $15 million in revenues.  They offer Contract CFO, businesses taxes and succession planning.  Owner, Zack Ryan, enjoys this podcast and is happy to support it. ----- Past guests on Acquanon include Nick Huber, Brent Beshore, Aaron Rubin, Mike Botkin, Ari Ozick, Mitchell Baldridge, Xavier Helgelsen, Mike Loftus, Steve Divitkos, Dzmitry Miranovich, Morgan Tate and more. ----- Additional episodes you might enjoy: #62 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Loftus CEO of Connor's Landscaping #66 Analyzing Software Businesses for Sale with Steve Divitkos, experienced industry CEO #42 $900k Moving and Storage Company / $500k Rural Mini-Storage #67 I bought a business. Now what? Learn with us from an expert - Dzmitry Miranovich joins us once more
38:50
March 02, 2022
A travel agency where you can garnish wages to collect?! | A travel agency and a landscape management business for sale - Acquisitions Anonymous e72
Michael Girdley (@Girdley), Bill D’Alessandro (@BillDA) and Mills Snell (@thegeneralmills) are joined by James and Palmer Higgins, Partners at Chenmark (Twitter: @chenholdco) to examine a travel agency/financer deal and a landscape management business. ----- * Do you love Acquanon and want to see our smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel. * Do you enjoy our content? Rate our show! * Follow us on twitter @acquanon Learnings about small business acquisitions and operations. ----- Show Notes: (0:00) Intro (3:11) Funding Chenmark (4:45) Employee Ownership Programm (7:47) Deal 1: High growth Military travel agency and sales finance company (18:08) Financial risks (20:48) Timing on the deal (32:00) Beyond8figures Podcast (33:13) Deal 2: Landscape management Business (36:10) Understanding the Business (37:01) How is the revenue composition? (39:20) Ownership situation & transition scenarios (41:55) What makes a good or a bad tuck in? (47:06) Understanding the equipment & the real estate value (53:56) Additional thoughts on the value (55:18) Starting one vs buying one: What would you be paying for? (56:45) Thinking about culture integration ---- Thanks to our sponsors this week! CloudBookkeeping offers adaptable solutions to businesses that want to focus on growth, with a “client service first” approach. They offer a full suite of accounting services that include sophisticated reporting, QuickBooks software solutions, and full-service payroll options. The BEYOND8figures podcast (Beyond8Figures.com) - is a podcast where entrepreneurs and experts speak up on topics related to business and life in general. Each week our guest will have interviewees from different backgrounds to discuss what helped them get ahead while succeeding at entrepreneurship; we'll learn how these people achieved success by exploring personal journeys along the way (both professionally AND emotionally). So if that's interesting to you, make sure you check us out ;). ----- Past guests on Acquanon include Nick Huber, Brent Beshore, Aaron Rubin, Mike Botkin, Ari Ozick, Mitchell Baldridge, Xavier Helgelsen, Mike Loftus, Steve Divitkos, Dzmitry Miranovich, Morgan Tate and more. ----- Additional episodes you might enjoy: #62 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Loftus CEO of Connor's Landscaping #66 Analyzing Software Businesses for Sale with Steve Divitkos, experienced industry CEO #42 $900k Moving and Storage Company / $500k Rural Mini-Storage #61 Two Manufacturing Businesses for Sale - Brent Beshore - Founder and CEO at Permanent Equity #24 $5mm pool services and lifeguard staffing co / $2mm septic services business -  featuring baller @WilsonCompanies as a special guest! #45 $800k/yr cleaning business in Midland, TX / a $565k/yr window cleaning business in San Antonio, TX
56:44
February 25, 2022
20mm for a K-Pop Website?! - Acquisitions Anonymous e71
Michael Girdley (@Girdley), Bill D’Alessandro (@BillDA) and Mills Snell (@thegeneralmills) discuss 2 fantastic deals in today's episode. An Online Psychic services company and a K-Pop website. ----- * Do you love Acquanon and want to see our smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel. * Do you enjoy our content? Rate our show! * Follow us on twitter @acquanon Learnings about small business acquisitions and operations. ----- Show Notes: (0:00) Intro (0:59) Bookkeeping.com (2:00) Online Psychich Company (5:24) Financials (10:18) Finding the value in the deal (12:05) Where does the traffic come from? (13:08) Why are marketplaces beatiful? (18:25) Marketplaces are awesome to have and hard to start (20:53) What does "90% done" means for software projects? (24:25) Beyond8figures.com (25:40) International Media Company - K-Pop (29:38) Difficulties of the deal (34:12) Broker red flags of the deal (38:22) Who would buy this deal? (40:28) High asking prices and its effect on sellers. ----- Thanks to our sponsors! CloudBookkeeping offers adaptable solutions to businesses that want to focus on growth, with a “client service first” approach. They offer a full suite of accounting services that include sophisticated reporting, QuickBooks software solutions, and full-service payroll options. The BEYOND8figures podcast (Beyond8Figures.com) - is a podcast where entrepreneurs and experts speak up on topics related to business and life in general. Each week our guest will have interviewees from different backgrounds to discuss what helped them get ahead while succeeding at entrepreneurship; we'll learn how these people achieved success by exploring personal journeys along the way (both professionally AND emotionally). So if that's interesting to you, make sure you check us out ;). ----- Past guests on Acquanon include Nick Huber, Brent Beshore, Aaron Rubin, Mike Botkin, Ari Ozick, Mitchell Baldridge, Xavier Helgelsen, Mike Loftus, Steve Divitkos, Dzmitry Miranovich, Morgan Tate and more. ----- Additional episodes you might enjoy: #62 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Loftus CEO of Connor's Landscaping #66 Analyzing Software Businesses for Sale with Steve Divitkos, experienced industry CEO #42 $900k Moving and Storage Company / $500k Rural Mini-Storage
41:27
February 22, 2022
How to hire great people - Acquisitions Anonymous e70
How do you make a repeatable, scalable, unbeatable Hiring system? Michael Girdley (@Girdley) walks us through his take on hiring. Save on resources in advance by hiring the best fits for each role. ----- * Do you love Acquanon and want to see our smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel. * Do you enjoy our content? Rate our show! * Follow us on twitter @acquanon Learnings about small business acquisitions and operations. ----- Show Notes: (00:00) - Intro (01:58) - My story: I got sick of making hires that didn’t thrive (03:30) - Building a repeatable system (04:16) - Looking at the data! How to predict a good hire? (07:06) - Gathering the important and search for existing systems (10:00) - What makes people really great at a position? (13:42) - My hiring proces (14:57) - A-B-C players idea (18:34) - Hiring sales funnel (24:02) - Topgrading: Interviewing, reference checking and offer crafting (31:13) - Culture Index: Science-based personality trait assessment (34:15) - Criteria: Pre-hire screening assessments (35:25) - Example process with steps (39:49) - Complementary readings Did you like this episode? Rate our show! Links: * girdley.com/hiring * https://www.criteriacorp.com/ * https://www.cultureindex.com/ * https://www.predictiveindex.com/ ----- Past guests on Acquanon include Nick Huber, Brent Beshore, Aaron Rubin, Mike Botkin, Ari Ozick, Mitchell Baldridge, Xavier Helgelsen, Mike Loftus, Steve Divitkos, Dzmitry Miranovich, Morgan Tate and more. ----- Additional episodes you might enjoy: #64 How to find the expected benchmarks and KPIs for your industry? #67 I bought a business. Now what? Learn with us from an expert - Dzmitry Miranovich joins us once more #62 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Loftus CEO of Connor's Landscaping #66 Analyzing Software Businesses for Sale with Steve Divitkos, experienced industry CEO Unusual Profits Podcast: #24 The recruiter of choice: How JobMobz helps Silicon Valley companies grow so quickly - Unusual Profits e24
44:22
February 18, 2022
Selling $9mm of golf clubs a year?! - Acquisitions Anonymous e69
We're joined this week by Justin Turner (Twitter @JustinNicholasT), Partner at Traction Capital. He is an experienced finance professional with a background in investment banking, private equity, and corporate development. This episode was recorded live at @SMB_ash in front of a 100 person audience. ----- * Do you like our content? Rate our show in your favorite platform! * Do you love Acquanon and want to see our smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel * Follow us on twitter @acquanon Learnings about small business acquisitions and operations. ----- Past guests on Acquanon include Nick Huber, Brent Beshore, Aaron Rubin, Mike Botkin, Ari Ozick, Mitchell Baldridge, Xavier Helgelsen, Mike Loftus, Steve Divitkos, Dzmitry Miranovich, Morgan Tate and more. ----- Additional episodes you might enjoy: #62 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Loftus CEO of Connor's Landscaping #66 Analyzing Software Businesses for Sale with Steve Divitkos, experienced industry CEO #42 $900k Moving and Storage Company / $500k Rural Mini-Storage #61 Two Manufacturing Businesses for Sale - Brent Beshore - Founder and CEO at Permanent Equity #24 $5mm pool services and lifeguard staffing co / $2mm septic services business -  featuring baller @WilsonCompanies as a special guest! #45 $800k/yr cleaning business in Midland, TX / a $565k/yr window cleaning business in San Antonio, TX #48 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Botkin of Benchmark Group
28:29
February 15, 2022
I bought a business. Now what? Learn with us from an expert - e67
This episode is a short session with Dzmitry Miranovich (Twitter: @dzmitry9), he is Co-Founder at Associated Veterinary Partners, which is a roll-up of vet clinics. We talk about Dos and Don'ts when acquiring a new business and first steps We'd love your feedback on this episode! ----- * Do you love Acquanon and want to see our smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel. * Do you enjoy our content? Rate our show! * Follow us on twitter @acquanon Learnings about small business acquisitions and operations. ----- Past guests on Acquanon include Nick Huber, Brent Beshore, Aaron Rubin, Mike Botkin, Ari Ozick, Mitchell Baldridge, Xavier Helgelsen, Mike Loftus, Steve Divitkos, Dzmitry Miranovich, Morgan Tate and more. ----- Additional episodes you might enjoy: #62 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Loftus CEO of Connor's Landscaping #66 Analyzing Software Businesses for Sale with Steve Divitkos, experienced industry CEO #42 $900k Moving and Storage Company / $500k Rural Mini-Storage #61 Two Manufacturing Businesses for Sale - Brent Beshore - Founder and CEO at Permanent Equity #24 $5mm pool services and lifeguard staffing co / $2mm septic services business -  featuring baller @WilsonCompanies as a special guest! #45 $800k/yr cleaning business in Midland, TX / a $565k/yr window cleaning business in San Antonio, TX #48 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Botkin of Benchmark Group
25:50
February 11, 2022
Analyzing Software Businesses for Sale with Steve Divitkos, experienced industry CEO - e66
We're joined this week by Steve Divitkos, Search Fund Investor & former CEO of Microdea. Steve has a background in private equity investing and after attending Business School he funded a Search Fund in 2012. He is originally from Canada. We examine two Saas businesses currently for sale. Thanks to our sponsors! Trout CPA is a full-service accounting firm offering M&A specific services of valuations, quality of earnings studies, and due diligence review services. The BEYOND8figures podcast (Beyond8Figures.com) - is a podcast where entrepreneurs and experts speak up on topics related to business and life in general. Each week our guest will have interviewees from different backgrounds to discuss what helped them get ahead while succeeding at entrepreneurship; we'll learn how these people achieved success by exploring personal journeys along the way (both professionally AND emotionally). So if that's interesting to you, make sure you check us out ;). ----- * Do you love Acquanon and want to see our smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel. * Do you enjoy our content? Rate our show! * Follow us on twitter @acquanon Learnings about small business acquisitions and operations. ----- Past guests on Acquanon include Nick Huber, Brent Beshore, Aaron Rubin, Mike Botkin, Ari Ozick, Mitchell Baldridge, Xavier Helgelsen, Mike Loftus, Steve Divitkos, Dzmitry Miranovich, Morgan Tate and more. ----- Additional episodes you might enjoy: #62 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Loftus CEO of Connor's Landscaping #42 $900k Moving and Storage Company / $500k Rural Mini-Storage #61 Two Manufacturing Businesses for Sale - Brent Beshore - Founder and CEO at Permanent Equity #24 $5mm pool services and lifeguard staffing co / $2mm septic services business -  featuring baller @WilsonCompanies as a special guest! #45 $800k/yr cleaning business in Midland, TX / a $565k/yr window cleaning business in San Antonio, TX #48 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Botkin of Benchmark Group
47:21
February 08, 2022
Franchisor and a Vertical Saas for sale - Andrew Swiler, CEO, First Principles - e65
We're joined this week by Andrew Swiler, CEO, First Principles from Barcelona, Spain. He's the CEO of First Principles, investments in small businesses, and MicroPE. We examine a franchisor and a vertical Saas currently for sale. ----- Thanks to our sponsors this week! Cloudbookkeeping.com - CloudBookkeeping sets the standard for bookkeeping services. If you run a business, you know the importance of having a reliable team keeping track of your finances and managing the complexities of bookkeeping and payroll. CloudBookkeeping is a team you can call that is responsive to your needs. CloudBookkeeping offers adaptable solutions to businesses that want to focus on growth, with a “client service first” approach. They offer a full suite of accounting services that include sophisticated reporting, QuickBooks software solutions, and full-service payroll options. With over 100 years combined experience, the team at CloudBookkeeping provides dedicated financial management services and valuable insights so you can grow your business! Give CloudBookkeeping a call or visit their website at CloudBookkeeping.com to learn more about their custom solutions to strengthen your business. David C Barnett Small Business Podcast - If you're interested in learning about buying, selling, financing and managing small and medium-sized businesses then you should check out the David C Barnett Small Business and Deal Making Podcast on YouTube and all the major podcast apps.  David is offering our listeners a FREE copy of his book; 21 Stupid Things People Do When Trying to Buy a Business.   You can find links to download your copy here:   https://dbarnett.gumroad.com/l/21stupidthings/aapodcast ----- * Do you love Acquanon and want to see our smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel. * Do you enjoy our content? Rate our show! * Follow us on twitter @acquanon Learnings about small business acquisitions and operations. ----- Past guests on Acquanon include Nick Huber, Brent Beshore, Aaron Rubin, Mike Botkin, Ari Ozick, Mitchell Baldridge, Xavier Helgelsen, Mike Loftus, Steve Divitkos, Dzmitry Miranovich, Morgan Tate and more. ----- Additional episodes you might enjoy: #62 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Loftus CEO of Connor's Landscaping #66 Analyzing Software Businesses for Sale with Steve Divitkos, experienced industry CEO #42 $900k Moving and Storage Company / $500k Rural Mini-Storage #24 $5mm pool services and lifeguard staffing co / $2mm septic services business -  featuring baller @WilsonCompanies as a special guest! #45 $800k/yr cleaning business in Midland, TX / a $565k/yr window cleaning business in San Antonio, TX #48 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Botkin of Benchmark Group
39:18
February 03, 2022
How to find the expected benchmarks and KPIs for your industry? - e64
This episode is a group discussion with special guest, Mitchell Baldridge (twitter: @baldridgeCPA) CEO of Baldridge Financial (https://baldridgefinancial.com/).   How to find the expected benchmarks and KPIs for your industry? We'd love your feedback on this episode!   THANKS TO OUR SPONSOR:  David C Barnett Small Business Podcast - If you're interested in learning about buying, selling, financing and managing small and medium-sized businesses then you should check out the David C Barnett Small Business and Deal Making Podcast on YouTube and all the major podcast apps.  David is offering our listeners a FREE copy of his book; 21 Stupid Things People Do When Trying to Buy a Business.   You can find links to download your copy here:   https://dbarnett.gumroad.com/l/21stupidthings/aapodcast ----- * Do you love Acquanon and want to see our smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel. * Do you enjoy our content? Rate our show! * Follow us on twitter @acquanon Learnings about small business acquisitions and operations. ----- Past guests on Acquanon include Nick Huber, Brent Beshore, Aaron Rubin, Mike Botkin, Ari Ozick, Mitchell Baldridge, Xavier Helgelsen, Mike Loftus, Steve Divitkos, Dzmitry Miranovich, Morgan Tate and more. ----- Additional episodes you might enjoy: #62 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Loftus CEO of Connor's Landscaping #66 Analyzing Software Businesses for Sale with Steve Divitkos, experienced industry CEO #42 $900k Moving and Storage Company / $500k Rural Mini-Storage #61 Two Manufacturing Businesses for Sale - Brent Beshore - Founder and CEO at Permanent Equity #24 $5mm pool services and lifeguard staffing co / $2mm septic services business -  featuring baller @WilsonCompanies as a special guest! #45 $800k/yr cleaning business in Midland, TX / a $565k/yr window cleaning business in San Antonio, TX #48 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Botkin of Benchmark Group
12:34
February 01, 2022
Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Loftus CEO of Connor's Landscaping - e62
We're joined this week by Mike Loftus, CEO of Connor's Landscaping in Orange County, CA. He's growing a landscaping business in Southern California one acquisition at a time. closed on 3, 4th currently under contract. We examine two landscaping businesses currently for sale. Thanks to our sponsors this week! Cloudbookkeeping.com - CloudBookkeeping sets the standard for bookkeeping services. If you run a business, you know the importance of having a reliable team keeping track of your finances and managing the complexities of bookkeeping and payroll. CloudBookkeeping is a team you can call that is responsive to your needs. CloudBookkeeping offers adaptable solutions to businesses that want to focus on growth, with a “client service first” approach. They offer a full suite of accounting services that include sophisticated reporting, QuickBooks software solutions, and full-service payroll options. With over 100 years combined experience, the team at CloudBookkeeping provides dedicated financial management services and valuable insights so you can grow your business! Give CloudBookkeeping a call or visit their website at CloudBookkeeping.com to learn more about their custom solutions to strengthen your business. Morenow.co - With remote work becoming more prevalent and acceptable, the access to talent globally is exploding. Think about your needs as an owner - are you looking to offload tasks or build a competency that benefits from real experience?  Open yourself up to hiring seasoned vets to add to your team. There is a dramatic difference for a reasonable increase hourly rate (efficient spend!). MoreNow helps owners build a high functioning, experienced team by leveraging the top manager / director talent in the Phillippines. We work as a typical staffing agency - fee is a % of first-year salary, includes embedded professional coaching and 12-month guarantee. Some examples of recent hires: head of operations, supply chain manager, forecasting analyst, controller, new product sourcing manager, customer service manager Go to morenow.co and fill out the form. Or email hire@morenow.co. Mention this pod for 20% of your first hire ----- * Do you love Acquanon and want to see our smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel. * Do you enjoy our content? Rate our show! * Follow us on twitter @acquanon Learnings about small business acquisitions and operations. ----- Past guests on Acquanon include Nick Huber, Brent Beshore, Aaron Rubin, Mike Botkin, Ari Ozick, Mitchell Baldridge, Xavier Helgelsen, Mike Loftus, Steve Divitkos, Dzmitry Miranovich, Morgan Tate and more. ----- Additional episodes you might enjoy: #66 Analyzing Software Businesses for Sale with Steve Divitkos, experienced industry CEO #42 $900k Moving and Storage Company / $500k Rural Mini-Storage #45 $800k/yr cleaning business in Midland, TX / a $565k/yr window cleaning business in San Antonio, TX #48 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Botkin of Benchmark Group
44:54
January 27, 2022
How to Not Run Out of Cash in Your Business? - e63
We're trying some new content-type experiments for 2022.   This episode is a group discussion with special guest, Mitchell Baldridge (twitter: @baldridgeCPA) CEO of Baldridge Financial (https://baldridgefinancial.com/).   We talk about ways to make sure your SMB doesn't run out of cash.  We'd love your feedback on this episode!   THANKS TO OUR SPONSOR:   David C Barnett Small Business Podcast - If you're interested in learning about buying, selling, financing and managing small and medium sized businesses then you should check out the David C Barnett Small Business and Deal Making Podcast on YouTube and all the major podcast apps.  David is offering our listeners a FREE copy of his book; 21 Stupid Things People Do When Trying to Buy a Business.  You can find links to download your copy here:   https://dbarnett.gumroad.com/l/21stupidthings/aapodcast ----- * Do you love Acquanon and want to see our smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel. * Do you enjoy our content? Rate our show! * Follow us on twitter @acquanon Learnings about small business acquisitions and operations. ----- Past guests on Acquanon include Nick Huber, Brent Beshore, Aaron Rubin, Mike Botkin, Ari Ozick, Mitchell Baldridge, Xavier Helgelsen, Mike Loftus, Steve Divitkos, Dzmitry Miranovich, Morgan Tate and more. ----- Additional episodes you might enjoy: #62 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Loftus CEO of Connor's Landscaping #66 Analyzing Software Businesses for Sale with Steve Divitkos, experienced industry CEO #42 $900k Moving and Storage Company / $500k Rural Mini-Storage #61 Two Manufacturing Businesses for Sale - Brent Beshore - Founder and CEO at Permanent Equity #24 $5mm pool services and lifeguard staffing co / $2mm septic services business -  featuring baller @WilsonCompanies as a special guest! #45 $800k/yr cleaning business in Midland, TX / a $565k/yr window cleaning business in San Antonio, TX #48 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Botkin of Benchmark Group
24:23
January 25, 2022
Two Manufacturing Businesses for Sale - Brent Beshore - Founder and CEO at Permanent Equity - ep61
Joined this week by Brent Beshore (Founder and CEO at Permanent Equity), we talk about two businesses for sale in the manufacturing space. Thanks to our sponsors this week: MoreNow.co: We help owners build a high functioning, experienced team by leveraging the top manager/director talent in the Phillippines. Go to morenow.co and fill out the form. Or email hire@morenow.co. Mention this pod for 20% of your first hire. CloudBookkeeping.com: With over 100 years of combined experience, the team at CloudBookkeeping provides dedicated financial management services and valuable insights so you can grow your business! Give CloudBookkeeping a call or visit their website at CloudBookkeeping.com to learn more about their custom solutions to strengthen your business. ----- * Do you love Acquanon and want to see our smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel. * Do you enjoy our content? Rate our show! * Follow us on twitter @acquanon Learnings about small business acquisitions and operations. ----- Past guests on Acquanon include Nick Huber, Brent Beshore, Aaron Rubin, Mike Botkin, Ari Ozick, Mitchell Baldridge, Xavier Helgelsen, Mike Loftus, Steve Divitkos, Dzmitry Miranovich, Morgan Tate and more. ----- Additional episodes you might enjoy: #62 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Loftus CEO of Connor's Landscaping #66 Analyzing Software Businesses for Sale with Steve Divitkos, experienced industry CEO #42 $900k Moving and Storage Company / $500k Rural Mini-Storage #24 $5mm pool services and lifeguard staffing co / $2mm septic services business -  featuring baller @WilsonCompanies as a special guest! #45 $800k/yr cleaning business in Midland, TX / a $565k/yr window cleaning business in San Antonio, TX #48 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Botkin of Benchmark Group
48:02
January 20, 2022
Two Vice Businesses for Sale - Acquisitions Anonymous - e60
This week we review two businesses for sale in the Vice sector.  No guest so you get us 100%! ----- Thanks to our sponsors! David C Barnett Small Business Podcast - If you're interested in learning about buying, selling, financing and managing small and medium sized businesses then you should check out the David C Barnett Small Business and Deal Making Podcast on YouTube and all the major podcast apps. David is offering our listeners a FREE copy of his book; 21 Stupid Things People Do When Trying to Buy a Business.  You can find links to download your copy and find David's YouTube channel in the show notes below.” Trout CPA is a full-service accounting firm offering M&A specific services of valuations, quality of earnings studies, and due diligence review services. ----- * Do you love Acquanon and want to see our smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel. * Do you enjoy our content? Rate our show! * Follow us on twitter @acquanon Learnings about small business acquisitions and operations. ----- Past guests on Acquanon include Nick Huber, Brent Beshore, Aaron Rubin, Mike Botkin, Ari Ozick, Mitchell Baldridge, Xavier Helgelsen, Mike Loftus, Steve Divitkos, Dzmitry Miranovich, Morgan Tate and more. ----- Additional episodes you might enjoy: #62 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Loftus CEO of Connor's Landscaping #66 Analyzing Software Businesses for Sale with Steve Divitkos, experienced industry CEO #42 $900k Moving and Storage Company / $500k Rural Mini-Storage #61 Two Manufacturing Businesses for Sale - Brent Beshore - Founder and CEO at Permanent Equity
41:06
January 13, 2022
Two MRO Businesses for Sale - Josh Schultz (ENCORE episode) - e59
This week's episode is one of our favorites for the year. Josh Schultz (twitter: @joshuamschultz) who helps us through two deals in the MRO (maintenance, repair, operations) equipment space. Fascinating one. Check it out on your podcast app! ----- * Do you love Acquanon and want to see our smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel. * Do you enjoy our content? Rate our show! * Follow us on twitter @acquanon Learnings about small business acquisitions and operations. ----- Past guests on Acquanon include Nick Huber, Brent Beshore, Aaron Rubin, Mike Botkin, Ari Ozick, Mitchell Baldridge, Xavier Helgelsen, Mike Loftus, Steve Divitkos, Dzmitry Miranovich, Morgan Tate and more. ----- Additional episodes you might enjoy: #62 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Loftus CEO of Connor's Landscaping #66 Analyzing Software Businesses for Sale with Steve Divitkos, experienced industry CEO #42 $900k Moving and Storage Company / $500k Rural Mini-Storage #61 Two Manufacturing Businesses for Sale - Brent Beshore - Founder and CEO at Permanent Equity #24 $5mm pool services and lifeguard staffing co / $2mm septic services business -  featuring baller @WilsonCompanies as a special guest! #45 $800k/yr cleaning business in Midland, TX / a $565k/yr window cleaning business in San Antonio, TX #48 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Botkin of Benchmark Group
45:15
January 06, 2022
An Asphalt Surfacer and a Dry Bulk Business - e58
Joined this week by special Twitter anonymous guest (@guessworkinvesting), we talk two really cool companies for sale.   Guesswork is super cool in that he's a future former investment banker who's making the switch to SMB.  Exciting to take part in this journey.   Sponsors this week are:   David C Barnett Small Business Dealmaking Podcast - If you're interested in learning about buying, selling, financing and managing small and medium sized businesses then you should check out the David C Barnett Small Business and Deal Making Podcast on YouTube and all the major podcast apps.  David is offering our listeners a FREE copy of his book; 21 Stupid Things People Do When Trying to Buy a Business.  You can find links to download your copy here: https://dbarnett.gumroad.com/l/21stupidthings/aapodcast And find David's YouTube channel and other links here: https://www.DavidCBarnett.com https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbR8hQfFxBI4Idh4Zw65yZQ https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/david-c-barnett-small-business-deal-making/id1234025671   SMBash - SMBash is a 2-day conference that includes two full days of programming plus an opening night happy hour and key note send off.  The event is hosted by operators for operators with a goal of connecting like-minded folks in the acquisition entrepreneurship world.  Learn more about the cost to attend, speakers, and other details by visiting the event website at  SMBash.com. ----- * Do you love Acquanon and want to see our smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel. * Do you enjoy our content? Rate our show! * Follow us on twitter @acquanon Learnings about small business acquisitions and operations. ----- Past guests on Acquanon include Nick Huber, Brent Beshore, Aaron Rubin, Mike Botkin, Ari Ozick, Mitchell Baldridge, Xavier Helgelsen, Mike Loftus, Steve Divitkos, Dzmitry Miranovich, Morgan Tate and more. ----- Additional episodes you might enjoy: #62 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Loftus CEO of Connor's Landscaping #66 Analyzing Software Businesses for Sale with Steve Divitkos, experienced industry CEO #42 $900k Moving and Storage Company / $500k Rural Mini-Storage #61 Two Manufacturing Businesses for Sale - Brent Beshore - Founder and CEO at Permanent Equity
43:43
December 30, 2021
Lifeguard Staffing and Septic Businesses (Encore Episode) - e57
New Episode Alert featuring baller @WilsonCompanies as a special guest! We talk about 2 businesses for sale! -$5mm pool services and lifeguard staffing co -$2mm septic services business John's got skills. This was a good one. ----- * Do you love Acquanon and want to see our smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel. * Do you enjoy our content? Rate our show! * Follow us on twitter @acquanon Learnings about small business acquisitions and operations. ----- Past guests on Acquanon include Nick Huber, Brent Beshore, Aaron Rubin, Mike Botkin, Ari Ozick, Mitchell Baldridge, Xavier Helgelsen, Mike Loftus, Steve Divitkos, Dzmitry Miranovich, Morgan Tate and more. ----- Additional episodes you might enjoy: #62 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Loftus CEO of Connor's Landscaping #66 Analyzing Software Businesses for Sale with Steve Divitkos, experienced industry CEO #42 $900k Moving and Storage Company / $500k Rural Mini-Storage #61 Two Manufacturing Businesses for Sale - Brent Beshore - Founder and CEO at Permanent Equity #24 $5mm pool services and lifeguard staffing co / $2mm septic services business -  featuring baller @WilsonCompanies as a special guest! #45 $800k/yr cleaning business in Midland, TX / a $565k/yr window cleaning business in San Antonio, TX #48 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Botkin of Benchmark Group
41:08
December 23, 2021
Pool Construction Company for Sale - Xavier Helgesen Co-CEO Enduring Ventures - e56
It's a pool construction company episode! Joined by Xavier Helgesen, we go deep into this business as well as learn a ton about his holding company model. Thanks to our sponsors this week: SMBash.com - THE conference for buying, operating, and investing in the SMB and Micro-PE space. CloudBookkeeping - https://cloudbookkeeping.com/ - Strengthen Your Business With Meaningful Growth By Elevating Your Bookkeeping. ----- * Do you love Acquanon and want to see our smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel. * Do you enjoy our content? Rate our show! * Follow us on twitter @acquanon Learnings about small business acquisitions and operations. ----- Past guests on Acquanon include Nick Huber, Brent Beshore, Aaron Rubin, Mike Botkin, Ari Ozick, Mitchell Baldridge, Xavier Helgelsen, Mike Loftus, Steve Divitkos, Dzmitry Miranovich, Morgan Tate and more. ----- Additional episodes you might enjoy: #62 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Loftus CEO of Connor's Landscaping #66 Analyzing Software Businesses for Sale with Steve Divitkos, experienced industry CEO #42 $900k Moving and Storage Company / $500k Rural Mini-Storage #61 Two Manufacturing Businesses for Sale - Brent Beshore - Founder and CEO at Permanent Equity #24 $5mm pool services and lifeguard staffing co / $2mm septic services business -  featuring baller @WilsonCompanies as a special guest! #45 $800k/yr cleaning business in Midland, TX / a $565k/yr window cleaning business in San Antonio, TX #48 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Botkin of Benchmark Group
42:48
December 16, 2021
Dumpster Business for Sale (Encore Episode) - e55
This week is an encore episode of our original episode 13.  Mikel Berger and Daryl Starr of LEV Capital join us to nerd out about a dumpster business for sale in the SE USA! Great episode. Enjoy! ----- * Do you love Acquanon and want to see our smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel. * Do you enjoy our content? Rate our show! * Follow us on twitter @acquanon Learnings about small business acquisitions and operations. ----- Past guests on Acquanon include Nick Huber, Brent Beshore, Aaron Rubin, Mike Botkin, Ari Ozick, Mitchell Baldridge, Xavier Helgelsen, Mike Loftus, Steve Divitkos, Dzmitry Miranovich, Morgan Tate and more. ----- Additional episodes you might enjoy: #62 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Loftus CEO of Connor's Landscaping #66 Analyzing Software Businesses for Sale with Steve Divitkos, experienced industry CEO #42 $900k Moving and Storage Company / $500k Rural Mini-Storage #61 Two Manufacturing Businesses for Sale - Brent Beshore - Founder and CEO at Permanent Equity #24 $5mm pool services and lifeguard staffing co / $2mm septic services business -  featuring baller @WilsonCompanies as a special guest! #45 $800k/yr cleaning business in Midland, TX / a $565k/yr window cleaning business in San Antonio, TX #48 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Botkin of Benchmark Group
35:34
December 09, 2021
Two Veterinary Clinics for Sale - Dzmitry Miranovich - Co-Founder at Associated Veterinary Partners - e54
It's a vet clinic episode! Our guest this week is Dzmitry Miranovich. He is Co-Founder at Associated Veterinary Partners, which is a roll-up of vet clinics. We look at two that are for sale right now.  Thanks to our sponsors this week: Tinyacquisitions.com - buy a business with a few clicks, most for less than $10,000 SMBash.com - THE conference for buying, operating, and investing in the SMB and Micro-PE space. ----- * Do you love Acquanon and want to see our smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel. * Do you enjoy our content? Rate our show! * Follow us on twitter @acquanon Learnings about small business acquisitions and operations. ----- Past guests on Acquanon include Nick Huber, Brent Beshore, Aaron Rubin, Mike Botkin, Ari Ozick, Mitchell Baldridge, Xavier Helgelsen, Mike Loftus, Steve Divitkos, Dzmitry Miranovich, Morgan Tate and more. ----- Additional episodes you might enjoy: #62 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Loftus CEO of Connor's Landscaping #66 Analyzing Software Businesses for Sale with Steve Divitkos, experienced industry CEO #42 $900k Moving and Storage Company / $500k Rural Mini-Storage #61 Two Manufacturing Businesses for Sale - Brent Beshore - Founder and CEO at Permanent Equity #24 $5mm pool services and lifeguard staffing co / $2mm septic services business -  featuring baller @WilsonCompanies as a special guest! #45 $800k/yr cleaning business in Midland, TX / a $565k/yr window cleaning business in San Antonio, TX #48 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Botkin of Benchmark Group
48:37
December 02, 2021
Two SBA Businesses for Sale - Heather Endresen of Live Oak Bank - e53
Guest is Heather Endresen, Director, Search Fund Lending at Live Oak Bank. This week, we discuss two deals for sale relevant to SBA lending (Small Business Administration loan programs). Enjoy! THANKS to our sponsors: SMBash.com - Join us in Orlando, FL for one-on-one interaction with others who focus on buying, operating, and investing in the SMB and Micro-PE space. Tiny Acquisitions - Where the BEST tiny projects are acquired. ----- * Do you love Acquanon and want to see our smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel. * Do you enjoy our content? Rate our show! * Follow us on twitter @acquanon Learnings about small business acquisitions and operations. ----- Past guests on Acquanon include Nick Huber, Brent Beshore, Aaron Rubin, Mike Botkin, Ari Ozick, Mitchell Baldridge, Xavier Helgelsen, Mike Loftus, Steve Divitkos, Dzmitry Miranovich, Morgan Tate and more. ----- Additional episodes you might enjoy: #62 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Loftus CEO of Connor's Landscaping #66 Analyzing Software Businesses for Sale with Steve Divitkos, experienced industry CEO #42 $900k Moving and Storage Company / $500k Rural Mini-Storage #61 Two Manufacturing Businesses for Sale - Brent Beshore - Founder and CEO at Permanent Equity #24 $5mm pool services and lifeguard staffing co / $2mm septic services business -  featuring baller @WilsonCompanies as a special guest! #45 $800k/yr cleaning business in Midland, TX / a $565k/yr window cleaning business in San Antonio, TX #48 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Botkin of Benchmark Group
48:24
November 25, 2021
Two Real Estate Adjacent Businesses for Sale - Acquisitions Anonymous - e52
We look at two real estate small businesses for sale.  One is a home staging business in Silicon Valley.  The second is a specialty real estate appraiser firm in the southeast. Enjoy! THANKS this week to TinyAcquisitions.com, our sponsor! ----- * Do you love Acquanon and want to see our smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel. * Do you enjoy our content? Rate our show! * Follow us on twitter @acquanon Learnings about small business acquisitions and operations. ----- Past guests on Acquanon include Nick Huber, Brent Beshore, Aaron Rubin, Mike Botkin, Ari Ozick, Mitchell Baldridge, Xavier Helgelsen, Mike Loftus, Steve Divitkos, Dzmitry Miranovich, Morgan Tate and more. ----- Additional episodes you might enjoy: #62 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Loftus CEO of Connor's Landscaping #66 Analyzing Software Businesses for Sale with Steve Divitkos, experienced industry CEO #42 $900k Moving and Storage Company / $500k Rural Mini-Storage #61 Two Manufacturing Businesses for Sale - Brent Beshore - Founder and CEO at Permanent Equity #24 $5mm pool services and lifeguard staffing co / $2mm septic services business -  featuring baller @WilsonCompanies as a special guest! #45 $800k/yr cleaning business in Midland, TX / a $565k/yr window cleaning business in San Antonio, TX #48 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Botkin of Benchmark Group
35:41
November 18, 2021
Two CPG/Retail Turnarounds - Michael Yarmo - Managing Director at Newpoint Advisors Corporation - ep51
Guest is Michael Yarmo, Managing Director at Newpoint Advisors Corporation.  Michael is a turnaround specialist. He and his firm work on helping struggling businesses get back on their feet. They work on deals where they are equity holders or ones where they are hired by owners/investors to drop in and right the ship! We discuss two CPG/Retail turnarounds in this episode. Thanks! Mills, Michael and Bill THANKS ALSO to our advertisers this week: The Acquiring Minds Podcast (a great podcast for acquisition entrepreneurs!) TinyAcquisitions.com (a website where you can buy tiny online businesses with just a few clicks!) ----- * Do you love Acquanon and want to see our smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel. * Do you enjoy our content? Rate our show! * Follow us on twitter @acquanon Learnings about small business acquisitions and operations. ----- Past guests on Acquanon include Nick Huber, Brent Beshore, Aaron Rubin, Mike Botkin, Ari Ozick, Mitchell Baldridge, Xavier Helgelsen, Mike Loftus, Steve Divitkos, Dzmitry Miranovich, Morgan Tate and more. ----- Additional episodes you might enjoy: #62 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Loftus CEO of Connor's Landscaping #66 Analyzing Software Businesses for Sale with Steve Divitkos, experienced industry CEO #42 $900k Moving and Storage Company / $500k Rural Mini-Storage #61 Two Manufacturing Businesses for Sale - Brent Beshore - Founder and CEO at Permanent Equity #24 $5mm pool services and lifeguard staffing co / $2mm septic services business -  featuring baller @WilsonCompanies as a special guest! #45 $800k/yr cleaning business in Midland, TX / a $565k/yr window cleaning business in San Antonio, TX #48 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Botkin of Benchmark Group
46:11
November 11, 2021
Two Online Businesses for Sale - Ari Ozick of HRX Capital - Acquisitions Anonymous - e50
This week, we're joined by Ari Ozick, who is a partner of HRX Capital. They buy distressed digital businesses.   Our guest co-host is Franco Pereyra, co-founder of Near.   We review two online businesses for sale.   Thanks to our sponsors Tiny Acquisitions (tinyacquisitions.com) and The Scribes (https://thescribes.co/) this week. ----- * Do you love Acquanon and want to see our smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel. * Do you enjoy our content? Rate our show! * Follow us on twitter @acquanon Learnings about small business acquisitions and operations. ----- Past guests on Acquanon include Nick Huber, Brent Beshore, Aaron Rubin, Mike Botkin, Ari Ozick, Mitchell Baldridge, Xavier Helgelsen, Mike Loftus, Steve Divitkos, Dzmitry Miranovich, Morgan Tate and more. ----- Additional episodes you might enjoy: #62 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Loftus CEO of Connor's Landscaping #66 Analyzing Software Businesses for Sale with Steve Divitkos, experienced industry CEO #42 $900k Moving and Storage Company / $500k Rural Mini-Storage #61 Two Manufacturing Businesses for Sale - Brent Beshore - Founder and CEO at Permanent Equity #24 $5mm pool services and lifeguard staffing co / $2mm septic services business -  featuring baller @WilsonCompanies as a special guest! #45 $800k/yr cleaning business in Midland, TX / a $565k/yr window cleaning business in San Antonio, TX #48 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Botkin of Benchmark Group
54:43
November 04, 2021
Two Plumbing Companies for Sale - John Wilson of Wilson Companies - e49
Guest this week is John Wilson, CEO of Wilson Companies.  It is a privately owned group of companies diversified in Construction, Home Service, Real Estate and Professional Services. We go deep in two plumbing home services businesses. Enjoy! Thank you to our sponsors this week:  TINYACQUISITIONS.COM (buy small existing businesses for sale) Acquiring Minds Podcast (a great podcast) ----- * Do you love Acquanon and want to see our smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel. * Do you enjoy our content? Rate our show! * Follow us on twitter @acquanon Learnings about small business acquisitions and operations. ----- Past guests on Acquanon include Nick Huber, Brent Beshore, Aaron Rubin, Mike Botkin, Ari Ozick, Mitchell Baldridge, Xavier Helgelsen, Mike Loftus, Steve Divitkos, Dzmitry Miranovich, Morgan Tate and more. ----- Additional episodes you might enjoy: #62 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Loftus CEO of Connor's Landscaping #66 Analyzing Software Businesses for Sale with Steve Divitkos, experienced industry CEO #42 $900k Moving and Storage Company / $500k Rural Mini-Storage #61 Two Manufacturing Businesses for Sale - Brent Beshore - Founder and CEO at Permanent Equity #24 $5mm pool services and lifeguard staffing co / $2mm septic services business -  featuring baller @WilsonCompanies as a special guest! #45 $800k/yr cleaning business in Midland, TX / a $565k/yr window cleaning business in San Antonio, TX #48 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Botkin of Benchmark Group
47:11
October 28, 2021
Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Botkin of Benchmark Group - e48
This week we're joined by the badass Mike Botkin of the Benchmark Group out of Florida. We analyze two landscaping businesses for sale. Enjoy! ----- * Do you love Acquanon and want to see our smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel. * Do you enjoy our content? Rate our show! * Follow us on twitter @acquanon Learnings about small business acquisitions and operations. ----- Past guests on Acquanon include Nick Huber, Brent Beshore, Aaron Rubin, Mike Botkin, Ari Ozick, Mitchell Baldridge, Xavier Helgelsen, Mike Loftus, Steve Divitkos, Dzmitry Miranovich, Morgan Tate and more. ----- Additional episodes you might enjoy: #62 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Loftus CEO of Connor's Landscaping #66 Analyzing Software Businesses for Sale with Steve Divitkos, experienced industry CEO #42 $900k Moving and Storage Company / $500k Rural Mini-Storage #61 Two Manufacturing Businesses for Sale - Brent Beshore - Founder and CEO at Permanent Equity #24 $5mm pool services and lifeguard staffing co / $2mm septic services business -  featuring baller @WilsonCompanies as a special guest! #45 $800k/yr cleaning business in Midland, TX / a $565k/yr window cleaning business in San Antonio, TX
49:22
October 21, 2021
Two Truck Stops for Sale - Guest Tanner Doss of El Cap Holdings - Acquisitions Anonymous - e47
Truck stop episode!  This week, we're joined by Tanner Doss (COO of El Cap Holdings / https://www.elcapholdings.com/tanner).  Tanner has a long career in investment banking, the air force and working for a large family office in the truck stop business.  - a $900k truck stop in Alice, Texas of questonable quality  - a $12mm truck stop somewhere in California (we think)  Enjoy! ----- * Do you love Acquanon and want to see our smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel. * Do you enjoy our content? Rate our show! * Follow us on twitter @acquanon Learnings about small business acquisitions and operations. ----- Past guests on Acquanon include Nick Huber, Brent Beshore, Aaron Rubin, Mike Botkin, Ari Ozick, Mitchell Baldridge, Xavier Helgelsen, Mike Loftus, Steve Divitkos, Dzmitry Miranovich, Morgan Tate and more. ----- Additional episodes you might enjoy: #62 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Loftus CEO of Connor's Landscaping #66 Analyzing Software Businesses for Sale with Steve Divitkos, experienced industry CEO #42 $900k Moving and Storage Company / $500k Rural Mini-Storage #61 Two Manufacturing Businesses for Sale - Brent Beshore - Founder and CEO at Permanent Equity #24 $5mm pool services and lifeguard staffing co / $2mm septic services business -  featuring baller @WilsonCompanies as a special guest! #45 $800k/yr cleaning business in Midland, TX / a $565k/yr window cleaning business in San Antonio, TX #48 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Botkin of Benchmark Group
42:59
October 14, 2021
Two Logistics Businesses For Sale - Ep46
Joined this week by Aaron Rubin of ShipHero (shiphero.com / https://twitter.com/AaronandML), we talk logistics! = $26mm Third-Party Logistics in Las Vegas -  $1mm in FBA Prep Business Enjoy! Bill, Mills and Michael ----- * Do you love Acquanon and want to see our smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel. * Do you enjoy our content? Rate our show! * Follow us on twitter @acquanon Learnings about small business acquisitions and operations. ----- Past guests on Acquanon include Nick Huber, Brent Beshore, Aaron Rubin, Mike Botkin, Ari Ozick, Mitchell Baldridge, Xavier Helgelsen, Mike Loftus, Steve Divitkos, Dzmitry Miranovich, Morgan Tate and more. ----- Additional episodes you might enjoy: #62 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Loftus CEO of Connor's Landscaping #66 Analyzing Software Businesses for Sale with Steve Divitkos, experienced industry CEO #42 $900k Moving and Storage Company / $500k Rural Mini-Storage #61 Two Manufacturing Businesses for Sale - Brent Beshore - Founder and CEO at Permanent Equity #24 $5mm pool services and lifeguard staffing co / $2mm septic services business -  featuring baller @WilsonCompanies as a special guest! #45 $800k/yr cleaning business in Midland, TX / a $565k/yr window cleaning business in San Antonio, TX #48 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Botkin of Benchmark Group
45:46
October 07, 2021
$800k/yr cleaning business in Midland, TX / a $565k/yr window cleaning business in San Antonio, TX - ep45
This week we're joined by guest Bryant Suellentrop (https://twitter.com/SullyBusiness) as he drops some science on the cleaning space!   We reviewed two deals this week:   - a $800k/yr cleaning business in Midland, TX   - a $565k/yr window cleaning business in San Antonio, TX Enjoy! ----- * Do you love Acquanon and want to see our smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel. * Do you enjoy our content? Rate our show! * Follow us on twitter @acquanon Learnings about small business acquisitions and operations. ----- Past guests on Acquanon include Nick Huber, Brent Beshore, Aaron Rubin, Mike Botkin, Ari Ozick, Mitchell Baldridge, Xavier Helgelsen, Mike Loftus, Steve Divitkos, Dzmitry Miranovich, Morgan Tate and more. ----- Additional episodes you might enjoy: #62 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Loftus CEO of Connor's Landscaping #66 Analyzing Software Businesses for Sale with Steve Divitkos, experienced industry CEO #42 $900k Moving and Storage Company / $500k Rural Mini-Storage #61 Two Manufacturing Businesses for Sale - Brent Beshore - Founder and CEO at Permanent Equity #24 $5mm pool services and lifeguard staffing co / $2mm septic services business -  featuring baller @WilsonCompanies as a special guest! #48 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Botkin of Benchmark Group
41:14
September 30, 2021
$900k revenue parking lot at Houston Hobby airport / $5mm railroad terminal logistics business - ep 44
Joined this week by guest Brandon Laughridge (https://twitter.com/laughridge and http://www.brandonlaughridge.com/), the team talks about two small businesses for sale:   - a $900k revenue parking lot at Houston Hobby airport  - $5mm railroad terminal logistics business   Brandon is CEO of North Terrace Property Management and an avid real estate investor.   Enjoy! ----- * Do you love Acquanon and want to see our smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel. * Do you enjoy our content? Rate our show! * Follow us on twitter @acquanon Learnings about small business acquisitions and operations. ----- Past guests on Acquanon include Nick Huber, Brent Beshore, Aaron Rubin, Mike Botkin, Ari Ozick, Mitchell Baldridge, Xavier Helgelsen, Mike Loftus, Steve Divitkos, Dzmitry Miranovich, Morgan Tate and more. ----- Additional episodes you might enjoy: #62 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Loftus CEO of Connor's Landscaping #66 Analyzing Software Businesses for Sale with Steve Divitkos, experienced industry CEO #42 $900k Moving and Storage Company / $500k Rural Mini-Storage #61 Two Manufacturing Businesses for Sale - Brent Beshore - Founder and CEO at Permanent Equity #24 $5mm pool services and lifeguard staffing co / $2mm septic services business -  featuring baller @WilsonCompanies as a special guest! #45 $800k/yr cleaning business in Midland, TX / a $565k/yr window cleaning business in San Antonio, TX #48 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Botkin of Benchmark Group
44:16
September 23, 2021
$900k Financial Advisory Practice / $6.8mm Underground Utilities Contractor - Ep 43
Joined this week by guest Mitchell Baldridge (CEO of Baldridge Financial Services in Houston, TX), we talk two deals for sale: - $900k Financial Advisory Practice - $6.8mm Underground Utilities Contractor in the Southeast This is a great one if you're interested in the tax considerations during acquisition of a small business. Enjoy! ----- * Do you love Acquanon and want to see our smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel. * Do you enjoy our content? Rate our show! * Follow us on twitter @acquanon Learnings about small business acquisitions and operations. ----- Past guests on Acquanon include Nick Huber, Brent Beshore, Aaron Rubin, Mike Botkin, Ari Ozick, Mitchell Baldridge, Xavier Helgelsen, Mike Loftus, Steve Divitkos, Dzmitry Miranovich, Morgan Tate and more. ----- Additional episodes you might enjoy: #62 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Loftus CEO of Connor's Landscaping #66 Analyzing Software Businesses for Sale with Steve Divitkos, experienced industry CEO #42 $900k Moving and Storage Company / $500k Rural Mini-Storage #61 Two Manufacturing Businesses for Sale - Brent Beshore - Founder and CEO at Permanent Equity #24 $5mm pool services and lifeguard staffing co / $2mm septic services business -  featuring baller @WilsonCompanies as a special guest! #45 $800k/yr cleaning business in Midland, TX / a $565k/yr window cleaning business in San Antonio, TX #48 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Botkin of Benchmark Group
41:03
September 16, 2021
$900k Moving and Storage Company / $500k Rural Mini-Storage - e42
We're joined this week by Nick Huber (Twitter: @sweatystartup) and CEO of Bolt Storage (http://www.boltstorage.com). We review two small businesses for sale: - $900k Moving and Storage Company - $500k Rural Mini-Storage We hope you enjoy! ----- * Do you love Acquanon and want to see our smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel. * Do you enjoy our content? Rate our show! * Follow us on twitter @acquanon Learnings about small business acquisitions and operations. ----- Past guests on Acquanon include Nick Huber, Brent Beshore, Aaron Rubin, Mike Botkin, Ari Ozick, Mitchell Baldridge, Xavier Helgelsen, Mike Loftus, Steve Divitkos, Dzmitry Miranovich, Morgan Tate and more. ----- Additional episodes you might enjoy: #62 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Loftus CEO of Connor's Landscaping #66 Analyzing Software Businesses for Sale with Steve Divitkos, experienced industry CEO #61 Two Manufacturing Businesses for Sale - Brent Beshore - Founder and CEO at Permanent Equity #24 $5mm pool services and lifeguard staffing co / $2mm septic services business -  featuring baller @WilsonCompanies as a special guest! #45 $800k/yr cleaning business in Midland, TX / a $565k/yr window cleaning business in San Antonio, TX #48 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Botkin of Benchmark Group
49:31
September 09, 2021
$5mm revenue online seller of Lego Minifigures /$2mm revenue niche publication in the livestock industry - e41
Joined this week by Alex E Bridgeman (https://www.alexbridgeman.com/ and https://twitter.com/aebridgeman), we review two small businesses currently for sale:   - a $5mm revenue online seller of Lego Minifigures   - a $2mm revenue niche publication in the livestock industry   Enjoy!   Michael, Bill and Mills ----- * Do you love Acquanon and want to see our smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel. * Do you enjoy our content? Rate our show! * Follow us on twitter @acquanon Learnings about small business acquisitions and operations. ----- Past guests on Acquanon include Nick Huber, Brent Beshore, Aaron Rubin, Mike Botkin, Ari Ozick, Mitchell Baldridge, Xavier Helgelsen, Mike Loftus, Steve Divitkos, Dzmitry Miranovich, Morgan Tate and more. ----- Additional episodes you might enjoy: #62 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Loftus CEO of Connor's Landscaping #66 Analyzing Software Businesses for Sale with Steve Divitkos, experienced industry CEO #42 $900k Moving and Storage Company / $500k Rural Mini-Storage #61 Two Manufacturing Businesses for Sale - Brent Beshore - Founder and CEO at Permanent Equity #24 $5mm pool services and lifeguard staffing co / $2mm septic services business -  featuring baller @WilsonCompanies as a special guest! #45 $800k/yr cleaning business in Midland, TX / a $565k/yr window cleaning business in San Antonio, TX #48 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Botkin of Benchmark Group
37:02
September 02, 2021
$1.3mm distributor of industrial supplies in TN / $2.2mm fastener and industrial supply distributor in GA - e40
This week, we're joined by Josh Schultz (twitter: @joshuamschultz) who helps us through two deals in the MRO (maintenance, repair, operations) equipment space. - $1.3mm distributor of industrial supplies in TN - $2.2mm fastener and industrial supply distributor in GA Fascinating one. Check it out! ----- * Do you love Acquanon and want to see our smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel. * Do you enjoy our content? Rate our show! * Follow us on twitter @acquanon Learnings about small business acquisitions and operations. ----- Past guests on Acquanon include Nick Huber, Brent Beshore, Aaron Rubin, Mike Botkin, Ari Ozick, Mitchell Baldridge, Xavier Helgelsen, Mike Loftus, Steve Divitkos, Dzmitry Miranovich, Morgan Tate and more. ----- Additional episodes you might enjoy: #62 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Loftus CEO of Connor's Landscaping #66 Analyzing Software Businesses for Sale with Steve Divitkos, experienced industry CEO #42 $900k Moving and Storage Company / $500k Rural Mini-Storage #61 Two Manufacturing Businesses for Sale - Brent Beshore - Founder and CEO at Permanent Equity #24 $5mm pool services and lifeguard staffing co / $2mm septic services business -  featuring baller @WilsonCompanies as a special guest! #45 $800k/yr cleaning business in Midland, TX / a $565k/yr window cleaning business in San Antonio, TX #48 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Botkin of Benchmark Group
45:15
August 25, 2021
$3mm Clean Beauty Skincare Brand / $4.7mm Diversified Pet Health Brand - e39
With special guest co-host of John Walsh of Elements Brands, we welcome guest Kelcey Lehrich of ecommerce brand holding company 365 Holdings. We talk two deals this week: - $3mm Clean Beauty Skincare Brand  - $4.7mm Diversified Pet Health Brand (CBD for pets!) Enjoy! ----- * Do you love Acquanon and want to see our smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel. * Do you enjoy our content? Rate our show! * Follow us on twitter @acquanon Learnings about small business acquisitions and operations. ----- Past guests on Acquanon include Nick Huber, Brent Beshore, Aaron Rubin, Mike Botkin, Ari Ozick, Mitchell Baldridge, Xavier Helgelsen, Mike Loftus, Steve Divitkos, Dzmitry Miranovich, Morgan Tate and more. ----- Additional episodes you might enjoy: #62 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Loftus CEO of Connor's Landscaping #66 Analyzing Software Businesses for Sale with Steve Divitkos, experienced industry CEO #42 $900k Moving and Storage Company / $500k Rural Mini-Storage #61 Two Manufacturing Businesses for Sale - Brent Beshore - Founder and CEO at Permanent Equity #24 $5mm pool services and lifeguard staffing co / $2mm septic services business -  featuring baller @WilsonCompanies as a special guest! #45 $800k/yr cleaning business in Midland, TX / a $565k/yr window cleaning business in San Antonio, TX #48 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Botkin of Benchmark Group
34:54
August 18, 2021
$430k Condo Property Manager in Florida / $692k Property Manager in Nevada - e38
Joined this week by special guest Peter Lohmann out of Columbus, OH, your fearless hosts discuss two deals:  - $430k Condo Property Manager in Florida - $692k Property Manager in Nevada  Enjoy! ----- * Do you love Acquanon and want to see our smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel. * Do you enjoy our content? Rate our show! * Follow us on twitter @acquanon Learnings about small business acquisitions and operations. ----- Past guests on Acquanon include Nick Huber, Brent Beshore, Aaron Rubin, Mike Botkin, Ari Ozick, Mitchell Baldridge, Xavier Helgelsen, Mike Loftus, Steve Divitkos, Dzmitry Miranovich, Morgan Tate and more. ----- Additional episodes you might enjoy: #62 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Loftus CEO of Connor's Landscaping #66 Analyzing Software Businesses for Sale with Steve Divitkos, experienced industry CEO #42 $900k Moving and Storage Company / $500k Rural Mini-Storage #61 Two Manufacturing Businesses for Sale - Brent Beshore - Founder and CEO at Permanent Equity #24 $5mm pool services and lifeguard staffing co / $2mm septic services business -  featuring baller @WilsonCompanies as a special guest! #45 $800k/yr cleaning business in Midland, TX / a $565k/yr window cleaning business in San Antonio, TX #48 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Botkin of Benchmark Group
40:23
July 28, 2021
$500k CAD Drainage Business in Canada / $880k CAD Profitable Equipment and Party Rental Business - e37
Joined by special guest Morgan Tate of Paratus Business Resources (paratusbr.com), we analyze two deals: - $500k CAD Drainage Business in Canada - $880k CAD Profitable Equipment and Party Rental Business Enjoy! ----- * Do you love Acquanon and want to see our smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel. * Do you enjoy our content? Rate our show! * Follow us on twitter @acquanon Learnings about small business acquisitions and operations. ----- Past guests on Acquanon include Nick Huber, Brent Beshore, Aaron Rubin, Mike Botkin, Ari Ozick, Mitchell Baldridge, Xavier Helgelsen, Mike Loftus, Steve Divitkos, Dzmitry Miranovich, Morgan Tate and more. ----- Additional episodes you might enjoy: #62 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Loftus CEO of Connor's Landscaping #66 Analyzing Software Businesses for Sale with Steve Divitkos, experienced industry CEO #42 $900k Moving and Storage Company / $500k Rural Mini-Storage #61 Two Manufacturing Businesses for Sale - Brent Beshore - Founder and CEO at Permanent Equity #24 $5mm pool services and lifeguard staffing co / $2mm septic services business -  featuring baller @WilsonCompanies as a special guest! #45 $800k/yr cleaning business in Midland, TX / a $565k/yr window cleaning business in San Antonio, TX #48 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Botkin of Benchmark Group
40:04
July 21, 2021
$13mm Scaffolding Rental Company in Minnesota / $8.4mm Stationery Company - e36
We get together this week to talk about two deals: - a $13mm Scaffolding Rental Company in Minnesota  - an $8.4mm Stationery Company mostly serving the governmental market- Enjoy! ----- * Do you love Acquanon and want to see our smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel. * Do you enjoy our content? Rate our show! * Follow us on twitter @acquanon Learnings about small business acquisitions and operations. ----- Past guests on Acquanon include Nick Huber, Brent Beshore, Aaron Rubin, Mike Botkin, Ari Ozick, Mitchell Baldridge, Xavier Helgelsen, Mike Loftus, Steve Divitkos, Dzmitry Miranovich, Morgan Tate and more. ----- Additional episodes you might enjoy: #62 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Loftus CEO of Connor's Landscaping #66 Analyzing Software Businesses for Sale with Steve Divitkos, experienced industry CEO #42 $900k Moving and Storage Company / $500k Rural Mini-Storage #61 Two Manufacturing Businesses for Sale - Brent Beshore - Founder and CEO at Permanent Equity #24 $5mm pool services and lifeguard staffing co / $2mm septic services business -  featuring baller @WilsonCompanies as a special guest! #45 $800k/yr cleaning business in Midland, TX / a $565k/yr window cleaning business in San Antonio, TX #48 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Botkin of Benchmark Group
32:26
July 13, 2021
A $2.6mm manufacturer of pitching machines / a $7.5mm e-commerce retailer of firearms and accessories - e35
Joined by special guest Molson Hart @molson_hart, we analyze two small businesses for sale: - Spinball, a $2.6mm manufacturer of pitching machines - a $7.5mm e-commerce retailer of firearms and accessories .. and Molson concluded by asking us a bunch of questions. Enjoy! ----- * Do you love Acquanon and want to see our smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel. * Do you enjoy our content? Rate our show! * Follow us on twitter @acquanon Learnings about small business acquisitions and operations. ----- Past guests on Acquanon include Nick Huber, Brent Beshore, Aaron Rubin, Mike Botkin, Ari Ozick, Mitchell Baldridge, Xavier Helgelsen, Mike Loftus, Steve Divitkos, Dzmitry Miranovich, Morgan Tate and more. ----- Additional episodes you might enjoy: #62 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Loftus CEO of Connor's Landscaping #66 Analyzing Software Businesses for Sale with Steve Divitkos, experienced industry CEO #42 $900k Moving and Storage Company / $500k Rural Mini-Storage #61 Two Manufacturing Businesses for Sale - Brent Beshore - Founder and CEO at Permanent Equity #24 $5mm pool services and lifeguard staffing co / $2mm septic services business -  featuring baller @WilsonCompanies as a special guest! #45 $800k/yr cleaning business in Midland, TX / a $565k/yr window cleaning business in San Antonio, TX #48 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Botkin of Benchmark Group
44:02
July 07, 2021
$4.4mm Commerical Sign Company / $6.5mm Liquor Store - e34
This week we have special guest Devin Wanzor of Stillwater, OK. We analyze two small businesses for sale: - a $4.4mm Commerica Sign Company  - a $6.5mm Liquor Store Enjoy! ----- * Do you love Acquanon and want to see our smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel. * Do you enjoy our content? Rate our show! * Follow us on twitter @acquanon Learnings about small business acquisitions and operations. ----- Past guests on Acquanon include Nick Huber, Brent Beshore, Aaron Rubin, Mike Botkin, Ari Ozick, Mitchell Baldridge, Xavier Helgelsen, Mike Loftus, Steve Divitkos, Dzmitry Miranovich, Morgan Tate and more. ----- Additional episodes you might enjoy: #62 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Loftus CEO of Connor's Landscaping #66 Analyzing Software Businesses for Sale with Steve Divitkos, experienced industry CEO #42 $900k Moving and Storage Company / $500k Rural Mini-Storage #61 Two Manufacturing Businesses for Sale - Brent Beshore - Founder and CEO at Permanent Equity #24 $5mm pool services and lifeguard staffing co / $2mm septic services business -  featuring baller @WilsonCompanies as a special guest! #45 $800k/yr cleaning business in Midland, TX / a $565k/yr window cleaning business in San Antonio, TX #48 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Botkin of Benchmark Group
42:56
June 29, 2021
$2mm Landscaping Services Business / $650k Charleston Custom Homebuilder - e33
Two deals discussed this week on the pod! - a $2mm Landscaping Services Business - a $650k Charleston Custom Homebuilder These are both listener submitted. Let us know if you have something we should discuss on the pod! Bill, Michael, & Mills ----- * Do you love Acquanon and want to see our smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel. * Do you enjoy our content? Rate our show! * Follow us on twitter @acquanon Learnings about small business acquisitions and operations. ----- Past guests on Acquanon include Nick Huber, Brent Beshore, Aaron Rubin, Mike Botkin, Ari Ozick, Mitchell Baldridge, Xavier Helgelsen, Mike Loftus, Steve Divitkos, Dzmitry Miranovich, Morgan Tate and more. ----- Additional episodes you might enjoy: #62 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Loftus CEO of Connor's Landscaping #66 Analyzing Software Businesses for Sale with Steve Divitkos, experienced industry CEO #42 $900k Moving and Storage Company / $500k Rural Mini-Storage #61 Two Manufacturing Businesses for Sale - Brent Beshore - Founder and CEO at Permanent Equity #24 $5mm pool services and lifeguard staffing co / $2mm septic services business -  featuring baller @WilsonCompanies as a special guest! #45 $800k/yr cleaning business in Midland, TX / a $565k/yr window cleaning business in San Antonio, TX #48 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Botkin of Benchmark Group
33:49
June 22, 2021
$1.3mm carveout of IoT / supply-chain software from a BigCo - a $2.8mm maker of software for multiple gov't uses - e32
Joined this week by special guest Steve Ressler! We talk about two deals for sale: - a $1.3mm carveout of IoT / supply-chain software from a BigCo - a $2.8mm maker of software for multiple gov't uses Enjoy! ----- * Do you love Acquanon and want to see our smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel. * Do you enjoy our content? Rate our show! * Follow us on twitter @acquanon Learnings about small business acquisitions and operations. ----- Past guests on Acquanon include Nick Huber, Brent Beshore, Aaron Rubin, Mike Botkin, Ari Ozick, Mitchell Baldridge, Xavier Helgelsen, Mike Loftus, Steve Divitkos, Dzmitry Miranovich, Morgan Tate and more. ----- Additional episodes you might enjoy: #62 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Loftus CEO of Connor's Landscaping #66 Analyzing Software Businesses for Sale with Steve Divitkos, experienced industry CEO #42 $900k Moving and Storage Company / $500k Rural Mini-Storage #61 Two Manufacturing Businesses for Sale - Brent Beshore - Founder and CEO at Permanent Equity #24 $5mm pool services and lifeguard staffing co / $2mm septic services business -  featuring baller @WilsonCompanies as a special guest! #45 $800k/yr cleaning business in Midland, TX / a $565k/yr window cleaning business in San Antonio, TX #48 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Botkin of Benchmark Group
32:43
June 21, 2021
$1.25mm HVAC Business - $4.1mm Blast Structure Manufacturer - e31
With special guest Sam Leslie, we review two companies for sale this week: - $1.25mm HVAC Business  - $4.1mm Blast Structure Manufacturer Enjoy! ----- * Do you love Acquanon and want to see our smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel. * Do you enjoy our content? Rate our show! * Follow us on twitter @acquanon Learnings about small business acquisitions and operations. ----- Past guests on Acquanon include Nick Huber, Brent Beshore, Aaron Rubin, Mike Botkin, Ari Ozick, Mitchell Baldridge, Xavier Helgelsen, Mike Loftus, Steve Divitkos, Dzmitry Miranovich, Morgan Tate and more. ----- Additional episodes you might enjoy: #62 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Loftus CEO of Connor's Landscaping #66 Analyzing Software Businesses for Sale with Steve Divitkos, experienced industry CEO #42 $900k Moving and Storage Company / $500k Rural Mini-Storage #61 Two Manufacturing Businesses for Sale - Brent Beshore - Founder and CEO at Permanent Equity #24 $5mm pool services and lifeguard staffing co / $2mm septic services business -  featuring baller @WilsonCompanies as a special guest! #45 $800k/yr cleaning business in Midland, TX / a $565k/yr window cleaning business in San Antonio, TX #48 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Botkin of Benchmark Group
37:57
June 17, 2021
$13.9mm Erosion Control Business - $30mm Digital Marketing Business / e30
Two deals analyzed this wee: - a $13.9mm erosion control business in the southeast - $30mm Digital Marketing Business we think is in the political advertising business  Enjoy! ----- * Do you love Acquanon and want to see our smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel. * Do you enjoy our content? Rate our show! * Follow us on twitter @acquanon Learnings about small business acquisitions and operations. ----- Past guests on Acquanon include Nick Huber, Brent Beshore, Aaron Rubin, Mike Botkin, Ari Ozick, Mitchell Baldridge, Xavier Helgelsen, Mike Loftus, Steve Divitkos, Dzmitry Miranovich, Morgan Tate and more. ----- Additional episodes you might enjoy: #62 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Loftus CEO of Connor's Landscaping #66 Analyzing Software Businesses for Sale with Steve Divitkos, experienced industry CEO #42 $900k Moving and Storage Company / $500k Rural Mini-Storage #61 Two Manufacturing Businesses for Sale - Brent Beshore - Founder and CEO at Permanent Equity #24 $5mm pool services and lifeguard staffing co / $2mm septic services business -  featuring baller @WilsonCompanies as a special guest! #45 $800k/yr cleaning business in Midland, TX / a $565k/yr window cleaning business in San Antonio, TX #48 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Botkin of Benchmark Group
37:20
May 31, 2021
$30.2mm Revenue Private Label Cake Manufacturer - $4mm Construction Equipment Dealer / e29
We talk two businesses currently for sale this wee: - $30.2mm Revenue Private Label Cake Manufacturer in the Northeast - $4mm Construction Equipment Dealer in rural Georgia (Spoiler alert: We are worried about both of these deals!) ----- * Do you love Acquanon and want to see our smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel. * Do you enjoy our content? Rate our show! * Follow us on twitter @acquanon Learnings about small business acquisitions and operations. ----- Past guests on Acquanon include Nick Huber, Brent Beshore, Aaron Rubin, Mike Botkin, Ari Ozick, Mitchell Baldridge, Xavier Helgelsen, Mike Loftus, Steve Divitkos, Dzmitry Miranovich, Morgan Tate and more. ----- Additional episodes you might enjoy: #62 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Loftus CEO of Connor's Landscaping #66 Analyzing Software Businesses for Sale with Steve Divitkos, experienced industry CEO #42 $900k Moving and Storage Company / $500k Rural Mini-Storage #61 Two Manufacturing Businesses for Sale - Brent Beshore - Founder and CEO at Permanent Equity #24 $5mm pool services and lifeguard staffing co / $2mm septic services business -  featuring baller @WilsonCompanies as a special guest! #45 $800k/yr cleaning business in Midland, TX / a $565k/yr window cleaning business in San Antonio, TX #48 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Botkin of Benchmark Group
28:42
May 24, 2021
$1.7mm Revenue Amazon Automotive Tool Business / $22mm Civil Heavy Contractor in Corpus Christi - e28
This week, we discuss two businesses for sale: - $1.7mm Revenue Amazon Automotive Tool Business - $22mm Civil Heavy Contractor in Corpus Christi  (Do you have a deal we should discuss? Email it to us! michael @ girdley dot com. ----- * Do you love Acquanon and want to see our smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel. * Do you enjoy our content? Rate our show! * Follow us on twitter @acquanon Learnings about small business acquisitions and operations. ----- Past guests on Acquanon include Nick Huber, Brent Beshore, Aaron Rubin, Mike Botkin, Ari Ozick, Mitchell Baldridge, Xavier Helgelsen, Mike Loftus, Steve Divitkos, Dzmitry Miranovich, Morgan Tate and more. ----- Additional episodes you might enjoy: #62 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Loftus CEO of Connor's Landscaping #66 Analyzing Software Businesses for Sale with Steve Divitkos, experienced industry CEO #42 $900k Moving and Storage Company / $500k Rural Mini-Storage #61 Two Manufacturing Businesses for Sale - Brent Beshore - Founder and CEO at Permanent Equity #24 $5mm pool services and lifeguard staffing co / $2mm septic services business -  featuring baller @WilsonCompanies as a special guest! #45 $800k/yr cleaning business in Midland, TX / a $565k/yr window cleaning business in San Antonio, TX #48 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Botkin of Benchmark Group
40:34
May 17, 2021
$5.9mm Revenue CCTV/Security installer in SE US / $6mm Distributor of Women's Fashion - e27
Two deals discussed this week: - $5.9mm Revenue CCTV/Security installer in SE US  - $6mm Distributor of Women's Fashion Enjoy! ----- * Do you love Acquanon and want to see our smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel. * Do you enjoy our content? Rate our show! * Follow us on twitter @acquanon Learnings about small business acquisitions and operations. ----- Past guests on Acquanon include Nick Huber, Brent Beshore, Aaron Rubin, Mike Botkin, Ari Ozick, Mitchell Baldridge, Xavier Helgelsen, Mike Loftus, Steve Divitkos, Dzmitry Miranovich, Morgan Tate and more. ----- Additional episodes you might enjoy: #62 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Loftus CEO of Connor's Landscaping #66 Analyzing Software Businesses for Sale with Steve Divitkos, experienced industry CEO #42 $900k Moving and Storage Company / $500k Rural Mini-Storage #61 Two Manufacturing Businesses for Sale - Brent Beshore - Founder and CEO at Permanent Equity #24 $5mm pool services and lifeguard staffing co / $2mm septic services business -  featuring baller @WilsonCompanies as a special guest! #45 $800k/yr cleaning business in Midland, TX / a $565k/yr window cleaning business in San Antonio, TX #48 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Botkin of Benchmark Group
26:25
May 11, 2021
A $4mm EBITDA apparel manufacturer in Iowa and Vietname / an ice machine service rental and service business in Northern CA - e26
We're back this week with special guest Eric Newman (@newmanea) who is a successful searcher based out of the SF Bay Area. We talked two deals for sale this week: - a $4mm EBITDA apparel manufacturer in Iowa and Vietnam - an ice machine service rental and service business in Northern CA Thanks to Eric for jumping in at the last minute. He was great! ----- * Do you love Acquanon and want to see our smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel. * Do you enjoy our content? Rate our show! * Follow us on twitter @acquanon Learnings about small business acquisitions and operations. ----- Past guests on Acquanon include Nick Huber, Brent Beshore, Aaron Rubin, Mike Botkin, Ari Ozick, Mitchell Baldridge, Xavier Helgelsen, Mike Loftus, Steve Divitkos, Dzmitry Miranovich, Morgan Tate and more. ----- Additional episodes you might enjoy: #62 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Loftus CEO of Connor's Landscaping #66 Analyzing Software Businesses for Sale with Steve Divitkos, experienced industry CEO #42 $900k Moving and Storage Company / $500k Rural Mini-Storage #61 Two Manufacturing Businesses for Sale - Brent Beshore - Founder and CEO at Permanent Equity #24 $5mm pool services and lifeguard staffing co / $2mm septic services business -  featuring baller @WilsonCompanies as a special guest! #45 $800k/yr cleaning business in Midland, TX / a $565k/yr window cleaning business in San Antonio, TX #48 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Botkin of Benchmark Group
31:53
April 20, 2021
A $5mm Grandstand Installation Company in Midwest / A $780k Bookkeeping and Accounting Firm - e25
Joined by our special guest, Hayden Cohen of Effectual Ventures this week. We talk about two small businesses currently for sale, both listener submitted: - A $5mm Grandstand Installation Company in Midwest  - A $780k Bookkeeping and Accounting Firm Enjoy! ----- * Do you love Acquanon and want to see our smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel. * Do you enjoy our content? Rate our show! * Follow us on twitter @acquanon Learnings about small business acquisitions and operations. ----- Past guests on Acquanon include Nick Huber, Brent Beshore, Aaron Rubin, Mike Botkin, Ari Ozick, Mitchell Baldridge, Xavier Helgelsen, Mike Loftus, Steve Divitkos, Dzmitry Miranovich, Morgan Tate and more. ----- Additional episodes you might enjoy: #62 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Loftus CEO of Connor's Landscaping #66 Analyzing Software Businesses for Sale with Steve Divitkos, experienced industry CEO #42 $900k Moving and Storage Company / $500k Rural Mini-Storage #61 Two Manufacturing Businesses for Sale - Brent Beshore - Founder and CEO at Permanent Equity #24 $5mm pool services and lifeguard staffing co / $2mm septic services business -  featuring baller @WilsonCompanies as a special guest! #45 $800k/yr cleaning business in Midland, TX / a $565k/yr window cleaning business in San Antonio, TX #48 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Botkin of Benchmark Group
26:48
April 13, 2021
A $519k ARR Shopify-ecosystem Saas business / A $1.1mm DTC sexual wellness company - e23
New episode alert! We talk two businesses for sale on @microacquire with CEO @agazdecki. -a $519k ARR Shopify-ecosystem Saas business -a $1.1mm DTC sexual wellness company ----- * Do you love Acquanon and want to see our smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel. * Do you enjoy our content? Rate our show! * Follow us on twitter @acquanon Learnings about small business acquisitions and operations. ----- Past guests on Acquanon include Nick Huber, Brent Beshore, Aaron Rubin, Mike Botkin, Ari Ozick, Mitchell Baldridge, Xavier Helgelsen, Mike Loftus, Steve Divitkos, Dzmitry Miranovich, Morgan Tate and more. ----- Additional episodes you might enjoy: #62 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Loftus CEO of Connor's Landscaping #66 Analyzing Software Businesses for Sale with Steve Divitkos, experienced industry CEO #42 $900k Moving and Storage Company / $500k Rural Mini-Storage #61 Two Manufacturing Businesses for Sale - Brent Beshore - Founder and CEO at Permanent Equity #24 $5mm pool services and lifeguard staffing co / $2mm septic services business -  featuring baller @WilsonCompanies as a special guest! #45 $800k/yr cleaning business in Midland, TX / a $565k/yr window cleaning business in San Antonio, TX #48 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Botkin of Benchmark Group
33:23
March 25, 2021
A $1.1mm funeral home service provider - A $700k custom sign manufacturer and installer - e22
We're joined by special guest Deepa Talwar (@deepatalwar1) this week! Deepa is a former early Uber and Stripe employee who is running a self-funded search in the Colorado area. We talk about two small companies for sale this week: - A $1.1mm funeral home service provider  - A $700k custom sign manufacturer and installer  Enjoy! ----- * Do you love Acquanon and want to see our smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel. * Do you enjoy our content? Rate our show! * Follow us on twitter @acquanon Learnings about small business acquisitions and operations. ----- Past guests on Acquanon include Nick Huber, Brent Beshore, Aaron Rubin, Mike Botkin, Ari Ozick, Mitchell Baldridge, Xavier Helgelsen, Mike Loftus, Steve Divitkos, Dzmitry Miranovich, Morgan Tate and more. ----- Additional episodes you might enjoy: #62 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Loftus CEO of Connor's Landscaping #66 Analyzing Software Businesses for Sale with Steve Divitkos, experienced industry CEO #42 $900k Moving and Storage Company / $500k Rural Mini-Storage #61 Two Manufacturing Businesses for Sale - Brent Beshore - Founder and CEO at Permanent Equity #24 $5mm pool services and lifeguard staffing co / $2mm septic services business -  featuring baller @WilsonCompanies as a special guest! #45 $800k/yr cleaning business in Midland, TX / a $565k/yr window cleaning business in San Antonio, TX #48 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Botkin of Benchmark Group
40:31
March 22, 2021
A $4mm niche manufacturer in the middle of nowhere / A graffiti removal business - e21
We examine two small businesses for sale: - A $4mm niche manufacturer in the middle of nowhere - A graffiti removal business If you have a small business for sale that we should talk about, email it to michael@girdley.com ----- * Do you love Acquanon and want to see our smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel. * Do you enjoy our content? Rate our show! * Follow us on twitter @acquanon Learnings about small business acquisitions and operations. ----- Past guests on Acquanon include Nick Huber, Brent Beshore, Aaron Rubin, Mike Botkin, Ari Ozick, Mitchell Baldridge, Xavier Helgelsen, Mike Loftus, Steve Divitkos, Dzmitry Miranovich, Morgan Tate and more. ----- Additional episodes you might enjoy: #62 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Loftus CEO of Connor's Landscaping #66 Analyzing Software Businesses for Sale with Steve Divitkos, experienced industry CEO #42 $900k Moving and Storage Company / $500k Rural Mini-Storage #61 Two Manufacturing Businesses for Sale - Brent Beshore - Founder and CEO at Permanent Equity #24 $5mm pool services and lifeguard staffing co / $2mm septic services business -  featuring baller @WilsonCompanies as a special guest! #45 $800k/yr cleaning business in Midland, TX / a $565k/yr window cleaning business in San Antonio, TX #48 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Botkin of Benchmark Group
28:46
March 09, 2021
A $1.6mm revenue Amazon-based supplier of pet products / $300k vendor of bath tools and brushes - e20
New episode with special guest Molson Hart of Viahart! We look at two companies for sale: - a $1.6mm revenue Amazon-based supplier of consumable pet products like shampoo - a $300k / year Amazon-based vendor of bath tools and brushes Let us know what you think! ** Do you have a deal we should evaluate on the show? email michael @ girdley . com ** ----- * Do you love Acquanon and want to see our smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel. * Do you enjoy our content? Rate our show! * Follow us on twitter @acquanon Learnings about small business acquisitions and operations. ----- Past guests on Acquanon include Nick Huber, Brent Beshore, Aaron Rubin, Mike Botkin, Ari Ozick, Mitchell Baldridge, Xavier Helgelsen, Mike Loftus, Steve Divitkos, Dzmitry Miranovich, Morgan Tate and more. ----- Additional episodes you might enjoy: #62 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Loftus CEO of Connor's Landscaping #66 Analyzing Software Businesses for Sale with Steve Divitkos, experienced industry CEO #42 $900k Moving and Storage Company / $500k Rural Mini-Storage #61 Two Manufacturing Businesses for Sale - Brent Beshore - Founder and CEO at Permanent Equity #24 $5mm pool services and lifeguard staffing co / $2mm septic services business -  featuring baller @WilsonCompanies as a special guest! #45 $800k/yr cleaning business in Midland, TX / a $565k/yr window cleaning business in San Antonio, TX #48 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Botkin of Benchmark Group
40:35
March 02, 2021
A $73k ARR Shopify Connector - Colorado $5mm CNC Machine Shop - e19
Two companies for sale get discussed this week: - A $73k ARR Shopify Connector Saas  - A Colorado front-range $5mm CNC Machine Shop  ----- * Do you love Acquanon and want to see our smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel. * Do you enjoy our content? Rate our show! * Follow us on twitter @acquanon Learnings about small business acquisitions and operations. ----- Past guests on Acquanon include Nick Huber, Brent Beshore, Aaron Rubin, Mike Botkin, Ari Ozick, Mitchell Baldridge, Xavier Helgelsen, Mike Loftus, Steve Divitkos, Dzmitry Miranovich, Morgan Tate and more. ----- Additional episodes you might enjoy: #62 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Loftus CEO of Connor's Landscaping #66 Analyzing Software Businesses for Sale with Steve Divitkos, experienced industry CEO #42 $900k Moving and Storage Company / $500k Rural Mini-Storage #61 Two Manufacturing Businesses for Sale - Brent Beshore - Founder and CEO at Permanent Equity #24 $5mm pool services and lifeguard staffing co / $2mm septic services business -  featuring baller @WilsonCompanies as a special guest! #45 $800k/yr cleaning business in Midland, TX / a $565k/yr window cleaning business in San Antonio, TX #48 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Botkin of Benchmark Group
32:44
February 23, 2021
A $10mm hard-money lender in Texas - A $2.7mm equipment rental business in CO / e18
This week, we examine two listener-submitted small businesses for sale: - A $10mm hard-money lender in Texas  - A $2.7mm equipment rental business in CO ----- * Do you love Acquanon and want to see our smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel. * Do you enjoy our content? Rate our show! * Follow us on twitter @acquanon Learnings about small business acquisitions and operations. ----- Past guests on Acquanon include Nick Huber, Brent Beshore, Aaron Rubin, Mike Botkin, Ari Ozick, Mitchell Baldridge, Xavier Helgelsen, Mike Loftus, Steve Divitkos, Dzmitry Miranovich, Morgan Tate and more. ----- Additional episodes you might enjoy: #62 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Loftus CEO of Connor's Landscaping #66 Analyzing Software Businesses for Sale with Steve Divitkos, experienced industry CEO #42 $900k Moving and Storage Company / $500k Rural Mini-Storage #61 Two Manufacturing Businesses for Sale - Brent Beshore - Founder and CEO at Permanent Equity #24 $5mm pool services and lifeguard staffing co / $2mm septic services business -  featuring baller @WilsonCompanies as a special guest! #45 $800k/yr cleaning business in Midland, TX / a $565k/yr window cleaning business in San Antonio, TX #48 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Botkin of Benchmark Group
35:25
February 16, 2021
A process server in the southeast US & a nursery business with land in the midwest - e17
This week, we talk two businesses for sale. -A process server in the southeast US -A nursery business with land in the midwest Got a small biz listing for sale we should analyze? Send us a deal! ----- * Do you love Acquanon and want to see our smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel. * Do you enjoy our content? Rate our show! * Follow us on twitter @acquanon Learnings about small business acquisitions and operations. ----- Past guests on Acquanon include Nick Huber, Brent Beshore, Aaron Rubin, Mike Botkin, Ari Ozick, Mitchell Baldridge, Xavier Helgelsen, Mike Loftus, Steve Divitkos, Dzmitry Miranovich, Morgan Tate and more. ----- Additional episodes you might enjoy: #62 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Loftus CEO of Connor's Landscaping #66 Analyzing Software Businesses for Sale with Steve Divitkos, experienced industry CEO #42 $900k Moving and Storage Company / $500k Rural Mini-Storage #61 Two Manufacturing Businesses for Sale - Brent Beshore - Founder and CEO at Permanent Equity #24 $5mm pool services and lifeguard staffing co / $2mm septic services business -  featuring baller @WilsonCompanies as a special guest! #45 $800k/yr cleaning business in Midland, TX / a $565k/yr window cleaning business in San Antonio, TX #48 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Botkin of Benchmark Group
30:32
February 08, 2021
Two Men and a Truck Franchises - e16
We go deep into a couple of franchises of Two Men and Truck for sale with a strategic acquirer, Nathan Bocock (not on Twitter). ----- * Do you love Acquanon and want to see our smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel. * Do you enjoy our content? Rate our show! * Follow us on twitter @acquanon Learnings about small business acquisitions and operations. ----- Past guests on Acquanon include Nick Huber, Brent Beshore, Aaron Rubin, Mike Botkin, Ari Ozick, Mitchell Baldridge, Xavier Helgelsen, Mike Loftus, Steve Divitkos, Dzmitry Miranovich, Morgan Tate and more. ----- Additional episodes you might enjoy: #62 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Loftus CEO of Connor's Landscaping #66 Analyzing Software Businesses for Sale with Steve Divitkos, experienced industry CEO #42 $900k Moving and Storage Company / $500k Rural Mini-Storage #61 Two Manufacturing Businesses for Sale - Brent Beshore - Founder and CEO at Permanent Equity #24 $5mm pool services and lifeguard staffing co / $2mm septic services business -  featuring baller @WilsonCompanies as a special guest! #45 $800k/yr cleaning business in Midland, TX / a $565k/yr window cleaning business in San Antonio, TX #48 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Botkin of Benchmark Group
36:23
February 01, 2021
A niche motorcyle accessories manufacturer - A falling knife e-commerce business / e15
Back to talk two small businesses for sale this week: - A niche motorcycle accessories manufacturer  - A falling knife e-commerce business / S1e15 ----- * Do you love Acquanon and want to see our smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel. * Do you enjoy our content? Rate our show! * Follow us on twitter @acquanon Learnings about small business acquisitions and operations. ----- Past guests on Acquanon include Nick Huber, Brent Beshore, Aaron Rubin, Mike Botkin, Ari Ozick, Mitchell Baldridge, Xavier Helgelsen, Mike Loftus, Steve Divitkos, Dzmitry Miranovich, Morgan Tate and more. ----- Additional episodes you might enjoy: #62 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Loftus CEO of Connor's Landscaping #66 Analyzing Software Businesses for Sale with Steve Divitkos, experienced industry CEO #42 $900k Moving and Storage Company / $500k Rural Mini-Storage #61 Two Manufacturing Businesses for Sale - Brent Beshore - Founder and CEO at Permanent Equity #24 $5mm pool services and lifeguard staffing co / $2mm septic services business -  featuring baller @WilsonCompanies as a special guest! #45 $800k/yr cleaning business in Midland, TX / a $565k/yr window cleaning business in San Antonio, TX #48 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Botkin of Benchmark Group
29:32
January 25, 2021
A Family Entertainment Center Chain in the South / A tiny hardwood flooring contractor - Acquisitions Anonymous e14
We're back for the new year with another episode! We analyze two fun small businesses for sale this week: -A Family Entertainment Center Chain in the South  -A tiny hardwood flooring contractor  ----- * Do you love Acquanon and want to see our smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel. * Do you enjoy our content? Rate our show! * Follow us on twitter @acquanon Learnings about small business acquisitions and operations. ----- Past guests on Acquanon include Nick Huber, Brent Beshore, Aaron Rubin, Mike Botkin, Ari Ozick, Mitchell Baldridge, Xavier Helgelsen, Mike Loftus, Steve Divitkos, Dzmitry Miranovich, Morgan Tate and more. ----- Additional episodes you might enjoy: #62 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Loftus CEO of Connor's Landscaping #66 Analyzing Software Businesses for Sale with Steve Divitkos, experienced industry CEO #42 $900k Moving and Storage Company / $500k Rural Mini-Storage #61 Two Manufacturing Businesses for Sale - Brent Beshore - Founder and CEO at Permanent Equity #24 $5mm pool services and lifeguard staffing co / $2mm septic services business -  featuring baller @WilsonCompanies as a special guest! #45 $800k/yr cleaning business in Midland, TX / a $565k/yr window cleaning business in San Antonio, TX #48 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Botkin of Benchmark Group
24:16
January 11, 2021
Dumpster Roll-off Business in SE USA - Acquisitions Anonymous e13
Two special guests this week: Mikel Berger and Daryl Starr of LEV Capital join us to nerd out about a dumpster business for sale in the SE USA! Great episode. Enjoy! ----- * Do you love Acquanon and want to see our smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel. * Do you enjoy our content? Rate our show! * Follow us on twitter @acquanon Learnings about small business acquisitions and operations. ----- Past guests on Acquanon include Nick Huber, Brent Beshore, Aaron Rubin, Mike Botkin, Ari Ozick, Mitchell Baldridge, Xavier Helgelsen, Mike Loftus, Steve Divitkos, Dzmitry Miranovich, Morgan Tate and more. ----- Additional episodes you might enjoy: #62 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Loftus CEO of Connor's Landscaping #66 Analyzing Software Businesses for Sale with Steve Divitkos, experienced industry CEO #42 $900k Moving and Storage Company / $500k Rural Mini-Storage #61 Two Manufacturing Businesses for Sale - Brent Beshore - Founder and CEO at Permanent Equity #24 $5mm pool services and lifeguard staffing co / $2mm septic services business -  featuring baller @WilsonCompanies as a special guest! #45 $800k/yr cleaning business in Midland, TX / a $565k/yr window cleaning business in San Antonio, TX #48 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Botkin of Benchmark Group
35:34
December 29, 2020
Small community real estate publication / Anesthesiology service provider - Acquisitions Anonymous e12
This week, we discuss two businesses for sale (both user-submitted!): - A small community real estate for sale publication in a resort town - An anesthesiology service provider focused on ambulatory surgery centers (Got a deal? Send it to us!) ----- * Do you love Acquanon and want to see our smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel. * Do you enjoy our content? Rate our show! * Follow us on twitter @acquanon Learnings about small business acquisitions and operations. ----- Past guests on Acquanon include Nick Huber, Brent Beshore, Aaron Rubin, Mike Botkin, Ari Ozick, Mitchell Baldridge, Xavier Helgelsen, Mike Loftus, Steve Divitkos, Dzmitry Miranovich, Morgan Tate and more. ----- Additional episodes you might enjoy: #62 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Loftus CEO of Connor's Landscaping #66 Analyzing Software Businesses for Sale with Steve Divitkos, experienced industry CEO #42 $900k Moving and Storage Company / $500k Rural Mini-Storage #61 Two Manufacturing Businesses for Sale - Brent Beshore - Founder and CEO at Permanent Equity #24 $5mm pool services and lifeguard staffing co / $2mm septic services business -  featuring baller @WilsonCompanies as a special guest! #45 $800k/yr cleaning business in Midland, TX / a $565k/yr window cleaning business in San Antonio, TX #48 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Botkin of Benchmark Group
20:22
December 14, 2020
A Crawlspace Repair Franchise for Sale / A Small Watch Broker Business - Acquisitions Anonymous e11
This week, we discuss two businesses for sale: - A Crawlspace Repair Franchise for Sale - A Small Watch Broker Business Thanks for listening! ----- * Do you love Acquanon and want to see our smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel. * Do you enjoy our content? Rate our show! * Follow us on twitter @acquanon Learnings about small business acquisitions and operations. ----- Past guests on Acquanon include Nick Huber, Brent Beshore, Aaron Rubin, Mike Botkin, Ari Ozick, Mitchell Baldridge, Xavier Helgelsen, Mike Loftus, Steve Divitkos, Dzmitry Miranovich, Morgan Tate and more. ----- Additional episodes you might enjoy: #62 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Loftus CEO of Connor's Landscaping #66 Analyzing Software Businesses for Sale with Steve Divitkos, experienced industry CEO #42 $900k Moving and Storage Company / $500k Rural Mini-Storage #61 Two Manufacturing Businesses for Sale - Brent Beshore - Founder and CEO at Permanent Equity #24 $5mm pool services and lifeguard staffing co / $2mm septic services business -  featuring baller @WilsonCompanies as a special guest! #45 $800k/yr cleaning business in Midland, TX / a $565k/yr window cleaning business in San Antonio, TX #48 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Botkin of Benchmark Group
29:17
December 07, 2020
A branded highly-rated Amazon FBA pet consumables brand / Yet another Saas for web scraping - Acquisitions Anonymous e10
New episode published! We analyze two companies for sale/sold: - A branded highly-rated Amazon FBA pet consumables brand  - Yet another tiny Saas for web scraping Enjoy! ----- * Do you love Acquanon and want to see our smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel. * Do you enjoy our content? Rate our show! * Follow us on twitter @acquanon Learnings about small business acquisitions and operations. ----- Past guests on Acquanon include Nick Huber, Brent Beshore, Aaron Rubin, Mike Botkin, Ari Ozick, Mitchell Baldridge, Xavier Helgelsen, Mike Loftus, Steve Divitkos, Dzmitry Miranovich, Morgan Tate and more. ----- Additional episodes you might enjoy: #62 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Loftus CEO of Connor's Landscaping #66 Analyzing Software Businesses for Sale with Steve Divitkos, experienced industry CEO #42 $900k Moving and Storage Company / $500k Rural Mini-Storage #61 Two Manufacturing Businesses for Sale - Brent Beshore - Founder and CEO at Permanent Equity #24 $5mm pool services and lifeguard staffing co / $2mm septic services business -  featuring baller @WilsonCompanies as a special guest! #45 $800k/yr cleaning business in Midland, TX / a $565k/yr window cleaning business in San Antonio, TX #48 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Botkin of Benchmark Group
29:08
November 24, 2020
A chain of transmission repair shops - A FBA by Amazon maker of beard oils - Acquisitions Anonymous e9
This week we talk about two businesses for sale: - A chain of transmission repair shops on the East Coast of the US - A FBA by Amazon maker of beard oils  Enjoy! ----- * Do you love Acquanon and want to see our smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel. * Do you enjoy our content? Rate our show! * Follow us on twitter @acquanon Learnings about small business acquisitions and operations. ----- Past guests on Acquanon include Nick Huber, Brent Beshore, Aaron Rubin, Mike Botkin, Ari Ozick, Mitchell Baldridge, Xavier Helgelsen, Mike Loftus, Steve Divitkos, Dzmitry Miranovich, Morgan Tate and more. ----- Additional episodes you might enjoy: #62 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Loftus CEO of Connor's Landscaping #66 Analyzing Software Businesses for Sale with Steve Divitkos, experienced industry CEO #42 $900k Moving and Storage Company / $500k Rural Mini-Storage #61 Two Manufacturing Businesses for Sale - Brent Beshore - Founder and CEO at Permanent Equity #24 $5mm pool services and lifeguard staffing co / $2mm septic services business -  featuring baller @WilsonCompanies as a special guest! #45 $800k/yr cleaning business in Midland, TX / a $565k/yr window cleaning business in San Antonio, TX #48 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Botkin of Benchmark Group
24:07
November 09, 2020
Graphic design firm / A Texas-focused niche media business - Acquisitions Anonymous e8
This week, we talk about two small businesses for sale: - an "all you can eat" graphic design firm (user submitted!) - a Texas-focused niche media business, or is it? Great week! (If you have a deal, please send it along! We'll talk about it.) ----- * Do you love Acquanon and want to see our smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel. * Do you enjoy our content? Rate our show! * Follow us on twitter @acquanon Learnings about small business acquisitions and operations. ----- Past guests on Acquanon include Nick Huber, Brent Beshore, Aaron Rubin, Mike Botkin, Ari Ozick, Mitchell Baldridge, Xavier Helgelsen, Mike Loftus, Steve Divitkos, Dzmitry Miranovich, Morgan Tate and more. ----- Additional episodes you might enjoy: #62 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Loftus CEO of Connor's Landscaping #66 Analyzing Software Businesses for Sale with Steve Divitkos, experienced industry CEO #42 $900k Moving and Storage Company / $500k Rural Mini-Storage #61 Two Manufacturing Businesses for Sale - Brent Beshore - Founder and CEO at Permanent Equity #24 $5mm pool services and lifeguard staffing co / $2mm septic services business -  featuring baller @WilsonCompanies as a special guest! #45 $800k/yr cleaning business in Midland, TX / a $565k/yr window cleaning business in San Antonio, TX #48 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Botkin of Benchmark Group
30:41
November 02, 2020
A Gov't contractor that does *everything* / Orange Theory Franchises - Acquisitions Anonymous e7
This week, we talk about two businesses for sale: -A Gov't contractor that does *everything* -Orange Theory Franchises ----- * Do you love Acquanon and want to see our smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel. * Do you enjoy our content? Rate our show! * Follow us on twitter @acquanon Learnings about small business acquisitions and operations. ----- Past guests on Acquanon include Nick Huber, Brent Beshore, Aaron Rubin, Mike Botkin, Ari Ozick, Mitchell Baldridge, Xavier Helgelsen, Mike Loftus, Steve Divitkos, Dzmitry Miranovich, Morgan Tate and more. ----- Additional episodes you might enjoy: #62 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Loftus CEO of Connor's Landscaping #66 Analyzing Software Businesses for Sale with Steve Divitkos, experienced industry CEO #42 $900k Moving and Storage Company / $500k Rural Mini-Storage #61 Two Manufacturing Businesses for Sale - Brent Beshore - Founder and CEO at Permanent Equity #24 $5mm pool services and lifeguard staffing co / $2mm septic services business -  featuring baller @WilsonCompanies as a special guest! #45 $800k/yr cleaning business in Midland, TX / a $565k/yr window cleaning business in San Antonio, TX #48 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Botkin of Benchmark Group
26:14
October 26, 2020
A seasonal costume company moving online; An electrical contractor in farm country - Acquisitions Anonymous e6
This week we have two deals: * A seasonal costume company moving online and struggling a bit with that * An electrical contractor in farm country with a large dependency on Elon Musk Thanks for tuning in! ----- * Do you love Acquanon and want to see our smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel. * Do you enjoy our content? Rate our show! * Follow us on twitter @acquanon Learnings about small business acquisitions and operations. ----- Past guests on Acquanon include Nick Huber, Brent Beshore, Aaron Rubin, Mike Botkin, Ari Ozick, Mitchell Baldridge, Xavier Helgelsen, Mike Loftus, Steve Divitkos, Dzmitry Miranovich, Morgan Tate and more. ----- Additional episodes you might enjoy: #62 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Loftus CEO of Connor's Landscaping #66 Analyzing Software Businesses for Sale with Steve Divitkos, experienced industry CEO #42 $900k Moving and Storage Company / $500k Rural Mini-Storage #61 Two Manufacturing Businesses for Sale - Brent Beshore - Founder and CEO at Permanent Equity #24 $5mm pool services and lifeguard staffing co / $2mm septic services business -  featuring baller @WilsonCompanies as a special guest! #45 $800k/yr cleaning business in Midland, TX / a $565k/yr window cleaning business in San Antonio, TX #48 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Botkin of Benchmark Group
24:30
October 16, 2020
Tiny Saas for high velocity hiring of low-level people, High variety construction firm - Acquisitions Anonymous e5
Welcome back for Episode 5! This week, we talk about two deals: - A tiny saas focused on hiring process acceleration - A very profitable construction company that seems to a bit of everything Enjoy! ----- * Do you love Acquanon and want to see our smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel. * Do you enjoy our content? Rate our show! * Follow us on twitter @acquanon Learnings about small business acquisitions and operations. ----- Past guests on Acquanon include Nick Huber, Brent Beshore, Aaron Rubin, Mike Botkin, Ari Ozick, Mitchell Baldridge, Xavier Helgelsen, Mike Loftus, Steve Divitkos, Dzmitry Miranovich, Morgan Tate and more. ----- Additional episodes you might enjoy: #62 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Loftus CEO of Connor's Landscaping #66 Analyzing Software Businesses for Sale with Steve Divitkos, experienced industry CEO #42 $900k Moving and Storage Company / $500k Rural Mini-Storage #61 Two Manufacturing Businesses for Sale - Brent Beshore - Founder and CEO at Permanent Equity #24 $5mm pool services and lifeguard staffing co / $2mm septic services business -  featuring baller @WilsonCompanies as a special guest! #45 $800k/yr cleaning business in Midland, TX / a $565k/yr window cleaning business in San Antonio, TX #48 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Botkin of Benchmark Group
30:39
October 05, 2020
A micro-sized D2C beauty Co, West Coast Solar Installer - Acquisitions Anonymous e3
This week we talk about two SMB M&A deals: * A micro-sized D2C beauty company * A large, fast growing west coast residential solar installer ----- * Do you love Acquanon and want to see our smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel. * Do you enjoy our content? Rate our show! * Follow us on twitter @acquanon Learnings about small business acquisitions and operations. ----- Past guests on Acquanon include Nick Huber, Brent Beshore, Aaron Rubin, Mike Botkin, Ari Ozick, Mitchell Baldridge, Xavier Helgelsen, Mike Loftus, Steve Divitkos, Dzmitry Miranovich, Morgan Tate and more. ----- Additional episodes you might enjoy: #62 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Loftus CEO of Connor's Landscaping #66 Analyzing Software Businesses for Sale with Steve Divitkos, experienced industry CEO #42 $900k Moving and Storage Company / $500k Rural Mini-Storage #61 Two Manufacturing Businesses for Sale - Brent Beshore - Founder and CEO at Permanent Equity #24 $5mm pool services and lifeguard staffing co / $2mm septic services business -  featuring baller @WilsonCompanies as a special guest! #45 $800k/yr cleaning business in Midland, TX / a $565k/yr window cleaning business in San Antonio, TX #48 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Botkin of Benchmark Group
29:46
September 23, 2020
Acquiring a Houston Bar, A Mud Beauty Mask Co, Another Beauty Mask Co - Acquisitions Anonymous e2
This week we talk about three SMB M&A deals: * Acquiring a Houston Bar * A Mud Beauty Mask Co * Another Beauty Mask Co ----- * Do you love Acquanon and want to see our smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel. * Do you enjoy our content? Rate our show! * Follow us on twitter @acquanon Learnings about small business acquisitions and operations. ----- Past guests on Acquanon include Nick Huber, Brent Beshore, Aaron Rubin, Mike Botkin, Ari Ozick, Mitchell Baldridge, Xavier Helgelsen, Mike Loftus, Steve Divitkos, Dzmitry Miranovich, Morgan Tate and more. ----- Additional episodes you might enjoy: #62 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Loftus CEO of Connor's Landscaping #66 Analyzing Software Businesses for Sale with Steve Divitkos, experienced industry CEO #42 $900k Moving and Storage Company / $500k Rural Mini-Storage #61 Two Manufacturing Businesses for Sale - Brent Beshore - Founder and CEO at Permanent Equity #24 $5mm pool services and lifeguard staffing co / $2mm septic services business -  featuring baller @WilsonCompanies as a special guest! #45 $800k/yr cleaning business in Midland, TX / a $565k/yr window cleaning business in San Antonio, TX #48 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Botkin of Benchmark Group
31:59
September 23, 2020
Vertical Saas, Painting Contractor, Engineering firm - Pilot Episode - E1
Topics this week: - What the heck is this podcast about? - We look at three businesses for sale: 1) Vertical Saas Software for asset managers 2) A very specialized painting contractor for sale 3) A specialty engineering firm based in Toronto, CA ----- * Do you love Acquanon and want to see our smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel. * Do you enjoy our content? Rate our show! * Follow us on twitter @acquanon Learnings about small business acquisitions and operations. ----- Past guests on Acquanon include Nick Huber, Brent Beshore, Aaron Rubin, Mike Botkin, Ari Ozick, Mitchell Baldridge, Xavier Helgelsen, Mike Loftus, Steve Divitkos, Dzmitry Miranovich, Morgan Tate and more. ----- Additional episodes you might enjoy: #62 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Loftus CEO of Connor's Landscaping #66 Analyzing Software Businesses for Sale with Steve Divitkos, experienced industry CEO #42 $900k Moving and Storage Company / $500k Rural Mini-Storage #61 Two Manufacturing Businesses for Sale - Brent Beshore - Founder and CEO at Permanent Equity #24 $5mm pool services and lifeguard staffing co / $2mm septic services business -  featuring baller @WilsonCompanies as a special guest! #45 $800k/yr cleaning business in Midland, TX / a $565k/yr window cleaning business in San Antonio, TX #48 Two Landscaping Businesses for Sale - Mike Botkin of Benchmark Group
26:44
September 23, 2020