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William S. Hyczka (Hitch-Ka)

WSH and Associates
Business Broker

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Company Information: BUSINESSES SOLD: Manufacturing .. Service .. Retail .. Distribution .. Restaurants .. Franchise resales PRICE RANGE: $100,000 to $5 million. OUR FIRM: Founded in 1990, WSH & Associates is a full service business brokerage firm. Based 25 miles west of Phila, for the last 17 years we have quietly served clients throughout Southeastern PA. LISTINGS AND CONFIDENTIALITY: Because 90% of our sellers insist on strict confidentiality, only a few of our opportunities are shown on web sites or in ads. Please contact us to get first shot at our unadvertised "quiet" opportunities. SELLERS -- HOW WE REPRESENT YOU: INITIAL MEETING: We review all relevant information, recast your financial statements considering discretionary perks, accounting adjustments etc., discuss price, terms, timing, fees, confidentiality and marketing options. PREPARE CONFIDENTIAL MARKETING PACKAGE: We prepare a professional marketing package given only to prequalified buyers. CONTACT PRE-QUALIFIED BUYERS IN OUR BUYER DATABASE: For 17 years WSH has personally met and prequalified several thousand local individuals and corporate buyers - "real" buyers not long distance "tire kickers". NEW BUYERS COME TO US EVERY DAY: via referrals from previous sellers, buyers and their advisors, Verizon Yellow Pages, the internet and our long standing business, professional and trade association involvement. ADVERTISING: We use blind classified ads in print media and on the Internet. Larger businesses (over $1 Million) requiring a broader exposure are marketed through our national broker affiliations (1,500 member IBBA & PBBA see below), WSJ, etc. Smaller businesses (under $1 Million) located in suburban Philadelphia: Our years of actual experience has shown that 95% of buyers who actually buy Southeastern PA businesses come from the region -- allowing us to use our extensive database and market knowledge to maximum competitive advantage. WE SCREEN AND QUALIFY all buyers. Business names and other identifying information are not disclosed until we meet with and qualify prospective buyers, and they sign a Non-Disclosure Agreement. REPRESENTATION: We protect your interests, represent and negotiate on your behalf to obtain the best price and terms,coordinate pre closing activities (financing, gov agencies, franchise co etc) so you leave the settlement happy and protected. Background: William S. Hyczka (pronounced Hitch-ka), CBI, MBA and founder of WSH & Associates, has been a Business Broker for 20 YEARS. Born and raised in suburban Philadelphia, he has a total of 35 years experience in accounting, finance, mergers and acquisitions, business plans, valuations and consulting. He began his career with Ernst and Young, a "Big 5" CPA and consulting firm, and held senior financial and general management positions in manufacturing and service organizations. Having lived or worked in Philadelphia and each of the surrounding 4 counties, he is very familiar with this market and has developed extensive seller and buyer databases and a network of allied professionals - a competitive advantage in finding the best buyers and sellers. He has met the specialized educational and experience requirements to be awarded the designation of Certified Business Intermediary (CBI) by the International Business Brokers Association. He is one of only 600 individuals in the USA to have earned the C.B.I. designation. Our firm{s sales and accounting knowledge is critical in professionally selling businesses. Certified Business Intermediary-IBBA MBA Finance - Drexel University 1976 BSBA Accounting cum laude- Widener University 1970 Our associates provide additional technical, marketing & industry knowledge allowing professional, comprehensive and successful representation. Specialization: VALUATIONS: Having successfully sold businesses since 1990 in the Southeastern PA suburban Philadelphia marketplace we use our knowledge of this market and professional judgment in conjunction with recognized valuation methods to realistically value businesses. CONSULTING - START-UPS - BUSINESS PLANS - PROFIT IMPROVEMENT PROGRAMS: We help you increase profits - You get more buyers and a higher price! BUYERS: Contact us for a free private interview regarding your goals. We will introduce you to appropriate exclusive unadvertised business opportunities and as a pre-qualified buyer you will see future opportunities before they are advertised. SPECIAL BUYER SERVICES: While we primarily represent sellers, IF we do not currently represent a business that you would like to buy, we can represent you. Hire us (on an hourly fee, percentage or combination basis) to evaluate a business you find through other sources or to conduct a search on your behalf. Call us. Our rates are very competitive. We can provide that all important "second opinion" confirming a good deal or maybe preventing a financial disaster! It may be the best (and cheapest)investment you ever make! Affiliations: International Business Brokers Association (IBBA has 1500 members in the US) - member since 1992 - Certified Business Intermediary Pennsylvania Business Brokers Association (PBBA) - founding member since 2000, past Secretary, current Treasurer Mid Atlantic Consultants Network -since 1990 Institute of Management Accountants - since 1975


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