Why Do Private Firms Linger on the Selling Block?

Business Valuation UpdateVol. 19 No. 10
October 2013
Marc Vianello, CPA, ABV, CFF
Paul Murray, CPA


The time it takes to market and sell a privately held business continues its downward trend. The length of time depends on many factors, but there are three key variables: industry, price, and the month the sale listing appears. This is revealed in the la ...