Buying and Selling | Veterinary Economics

Buying and Selling

Aug 01, 2006
By dvm360.com staff
Owners, you want to retire someday without worries and leave that business you built up in good hands. Associates, you want a good value for the money. These seminars help you both find the right path to a sale.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Aug 01, 2006
Maintaining a retail area requires time, effort, and most of all, space. Is the investment worthwhile?
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Jun 01, 2006
Consider these five roads out of practice, and start planning your journey now.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: May 01, 2006
Too often practitioners who thought they were on the doorstep of retirement are finding they need to work three to five years longer than they thought—or even more. The problem: When they have the practice valued, they find a gap between the retirement they envision and what they can actually afford.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Apr 01, 2006
If you're considering selling part ownership to a valued associate, you need to know the tax traps for buyers and sellers.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 01, 2005
A retainer agreement should include a statement of hourly billing rates.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Mar 01, 2005
A potential buyer will want to know what it would cost to provide the same services you offer.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Mar 01, 2005
I have lost count of the number of occasions when I have written in this column that partnership in a veterinary practice is very similar to marriage. The analogy is one that potential partners must ignore at their peril. Nonetheless, joint ownership of a professional practice can be much like something else as well: a couple moving in together.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Feb 01, 2005
I'm the sole owner of a two-doctor practice. I have a great associate. She loves it here, I pay her well, and she knows she's appreciated.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Jan 01, 2005
By dvm360.com staff
Buying into a practice could bring great opportunities or heartache. The key: Know what you're getting into.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Nov 01, 2004
I don't want to leave staff members jobless when I sell my practice. Can I include a clause in the contract requiring the buyer to retain my employees?
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 01, 2004
CLEVELAND—Almost half of women associates surveyed cite an interest in practice ownership/partnership despite speculative fear that the next generation will avoid the management headaches.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 01, 2004
Women now buy half of all practices sold in some parts of the country, and prospective women buyers are on the rapid rise nationwide. The Northeast, mid-Atlantic and the Southeast contain the largest concentration of female buyers, according to brokerage statistics, and national trends have begun to mirror the general doctor population, too.