sellers,
see your legacy live on, long after you’ve retired.

You’re personally invested in your business. We want to see your legacy live on and to succeed. When you sell your business to us, we become invested in seeing it continue. We’ll hire the most qualified people to run it and provide them with the tools they need to succeed. We know the Texas market and what’s needed to build businesses for success. So you can feel comfortable and confident that your business will continue to grow long after you’ve retired.


You’re looking to sell your business. We’re looking for small businesses to buy with
  1. Experienced Management – You understand the market your business competes in, and know how to efficiently run it.
  2. Solid market presence – Your business is known by consumers and is perceived as providing a valuable service or product. 
  3. Good customer relationships – You’ve built up a loyal clientele that you can count on for ongoing business.
  4. Strong sales and distribution capabilities – You have strong existing sales channels and ways to get your product or service to market.
  5. Potential for expansion - Does your business have what it takes to move into new neighborhoods or cities and gain more customers? 
  6. An EBITDA level of $250K - $4M – Your business’ earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization is between $250K - $4M.
Things to think about when you’re planning to sell your business

You’ve built your business from the ground up. What do you want your legacy to be? Do you want to retain equity in the business or do you want to sell it outright and retire?

Do you want to keep the name of your business or look to us to provide the marketing support to develop a new name brand?

Decide on who you want to manage your business. Do you want to promote from within or should Bayou Bridge Capital find the right experienced person to run it going forward?

Make sure that important relationships such as customer contracts and supplier arrangements are long lasting and will extend well beyond the sale.

Ready, set, prep

How to prepare for a sale to Bayou Bridge Capital

Once you’ve agreed to a sale, the entire process usually takes between 2 to 3 months to complete. To ensure a smooth process and the best results, follow these steps:

  • Keep your business running as usual.
  • Retain your most valuable staff for the transition. They understand your business better than anyone.
  • Think of whom you would want to manage your business. Is it a current employee, or should Bayou Bridge Capital connect you to the right person for the job?
  • Make sure your financial statements, including receivables, are accurate and up-to-date. 
  • Fill out the due diligence checklist from Bayou Bridge Capital, which includes items such as sales numbers, accounts receivable aging, customer concentration and sales by product.

FAQs
  • What kind of qualifications does Bayou Bridge Capital have?
    • The management at Bayou Bridge Capital brings years of experience from working with large private equity firms and corporate strategic buyers to help small businesses grow and prosper.
  • How do I know Bayou Bridge Capital won’t just buy my business and quickly resell it to someone else?
    • Bayou Bridge Capital is a local Texas investment firm that focuses on developing Texas based businesses for the long-term. We do not just buy and sell.
  • How long does the selling process usually take?
    • From start to sale, the process usually takes between 2 – 3 months.
  • After the sale, what role does Bayou Bridge Capital play in the business?
    • Bayou Bridge Capital provides back office support that includes, payroll services as well as accounting, taxation, cash management and marketing.
  • Who will manage my business after the sale?
    • Bayou Bridge Capital will find the right qualified person to operate the business or you can put forward one of your current employees for the job.
  • Can I continue to work at my business even after I’ve sold it?
    • Yes, that is an option that many entrepreneurs choose with us.
 
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