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July 2022 – BizBuySell’s Insight Report, a nationally-recognized economic indicator that tracks the health of the U.S. small business economy, was just published detailing the latest market activity. Each quarter, BizBuySell analyzes sales and listing prices of small businesses across the United States based on approximately 50,000 businesses for sale and those recently sold, reporting changes in closed transaction rates, valuation multiples and other economic indicators for the small business transaction market.

The broader report showed small business acquisitions slipped 3% in Q2 of 2022, but still gained 14% year-over-year, suggesting a strong market navigating economic headwinds. More pronounced, the median sale price dropped 9% below the previous quarter from $345,000 to $315,000, but which is still just 2% below last year’s $320,000. The drop in sale price appears linked to more realistic prices, perhaps pricing in inflation and recession concerns, as indicated by a 3% quarter over quarter drop in average cash flow multiple of sold businesses. Horizon Business Brokers Founder and Principal Broker, Dustin Zeher was quoted in the latest release saying, “I have not yet noticed any dips in sale prices. However, I am expecting them to start,” said Zeher. “Not only due to potentially falling cash flow, but due to the higher cost of the acquisition. With interest rates increasing the overall cost of the transaction, buyers will offer less to try and maintain a good ROI for the risk of their capital and time.”

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Dustin Zeher Receives IBBA Awards for 4th Consecutive Year

June 2022 – Congrats to Dustin Zeher on being named a recipient of both the Chairman’s Circle and Deal Maker Awards from the International Business Brokers Association (IBBA) as part of its annual Member Excellence Awards Program. He was presented with both awards at this year’s IBBA conference in Denver, Colorado. This marks the fourth consecutive year that he has been recognized by the IBBA for his work at Horizon Business Brokers.

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Horizon Business Brokers Founder and Principal Broker, Dustin Zeher, was recently a guest on the Business Innovators Podcast with Mark Imperial. He shared his knowledge and insights on the current state of the business for sale marketplace, the impact of the “great resignation” on small businesses, and what business owners can do to set themselves up for success should they ever decide to sell their business.

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Dustin Zeher Receives IBBA Award for 3rd Consecutive Year

We’re pleased to announce that Dustin Zeher was just named as a recipient of the Outstanding Producer Award from the IBBA – International Business Brokers Association as part of its annual Member Excellence Awards Program. “Business Brokers support the health of small businesses and communities worldwide, and these award recipients are among our industry’s best,” stated IBBA Executive Director, Kylene Golubski. “2020 presented many unique challenges, yet these individuals rose to the occasion and delivered impressive results.”

This marks the third consecutive year that he has been recognized by the IBBA for his work at Horizon Business Brokers. He will officially be presented with the award later this year at the annual IBBA conference. Congrats to Dustin on this achievement!

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Why & How to Sell Your Business Interview with Radio Free Enterprise

On January 14th, Dustin sat down with Frank Felker of Radio Free Enterprise to discuss how entrepreneurs can set themselves up for success if and when the time comes to sell their business. Dustin and Frank also go over what a typical transaction looks like, what owners can do today to help increase the value of their business, as well as some common mistakes and how to avoid them.

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Dustin Zeher Named Outstanding Producer by IBBA

May 2020 – Congratulations to Dustin Zeher on being presented with the Outstanding Producer Award by the IBBA. This marks the second consecutive year that Dustin has been recognized by the IBBA as part of its annual awards program.

“This year’s honorees have proven themselves to be outstanding business brokers and it’s a privilege to recognize their accomplishments,” said IBBA Board Chair and Chief Governance Officer Barry J. Berkowitz. “It’s with great honor that we recognize and honor their high standards of skill and excellence which the IBBA strongly promotes.”

Read the Full Release: https://www.ibba.org/press-releases/ibba-member-excellence-awards-2020-winners/

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IBBA Presents Dustin Zeher with Two Prestigious Awards at Annual Conference

June 2019 The awards included the Chairman’s Circle Award for closing one or more deals amounting to $3 million or more in total purchase price and the Deal Maker Award for selling at least 10 qualified businesses during the 2018 calendar year.

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