Entering - E 


Entrepreneurs considering Entering business ownership were previously known as buyers. We now refer to them as Entering entrepreneurs because there are many effective opportunities to become the owner of a business in addition to buying a business.

  • Understand Business Value
  • Present Value of Future Earnings
  • Gross Revenue Multiples
  • Capitalization of Excess Earnings
  • Fair Market Value

Enhancing - E

A successful Business Enhancement Plan is the plan of action that accomplishes the needed objectives indicated in the Evaluation Report. Our Primary Business Consultant will lead in the design of this plan and monitor each step in the accomplishment of increased cash flow.

What Our Clients Have to Say

"Cochran Consulting is the most professional and knowledgeable Mergers & Acquisitions Firm that I have ever worked with. They are incredibly innovative in their thinking and certainly experts with design and implementation."- Kevin G. 

Exiting - E


At some point, the owner of every business will consider an Exit Strategy to cash in on years of hard work and investment. If you have a current interest in Exiting your business, or considering maximizing the value of your business for a future Exit, this is an excellent time to make your move.

  • Timing is Everything
  • Targeted Marketing Plan
  • Tax Minimization Plan
  • Primary Business Consultant

Our Consulting and Executive Coaching Firm is a middle market Mergers & Acquisitions Firm specializing in Businesses from $500,000 to $100,000,000 in assets. We serve Entrepreneurs by facilitating the 4 stages of Business Ownership: Entering, Evaluating, Enhancing, and Exiting. Whether you are our Entering or Exiting Client, we have a fiduciary duty to you, your family and your business. Each step of your business ownership cycle is important. However, the balance that comes from the un-compromised coordination of all four steps can bring you success. Whether your goal is financial independence when you Exit your business or expanding business with profits, this is what we do best. Earn more, keep more, we will help you explore your options in all phases of business ownership.

Evaluating - E

"Plan ahead for success when Exiting your business, or plan for less than what you hoped for. Only the best prepared businesses will sell for top dollar."