Buying and Selling | Veterinary Economics

Buying and Selling

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CUSTOM VETERINARY MEDIA: Feb 01, 2008
Veterinarians and veterinary staff members strive to provide the best possible care for patients, but the amount of disposable income that an individual client has for their pet's care may not always meet the pet's medical needs. One way to help these situations without cutting corners may be to provide the same quality—but less costly medications.
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CUSTOM VETERINARY MEDIA: Jan 01, 2008
By dvm360.com staff
Owners are devastated when they learn their practices are worth only a fraction of what they anticipated as they approach reitrement and contemplate a sale. But if you can understand why this occurs and identify if your practice is at risk, you can begin the process of recapturing this lost value for your practice.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Nov 01, 2007
Owners, make sure buyers purchase your practices at a good price.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Sep 07, 2007
A printable PDF of the answers you need before buying into or selling a part of a veterinary practice.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Sep 01, 2007
These tips will help you duck common legal, financial, and communication oversights and keep you off the ropes during your transition to ownership.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: May 01, 2007
It pays to think through your options when you're borrowing.
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.