What are the “Perks” of Veterinary Practice Ownership?

– Jim Stephenson, DVM, Simmons Northeast Nearly every veterinary practice in existence today, including those owned by corporate consolidators, was built, bought, or nurtured to success by young veterinarians much like you. Today’s challenges are different and difficult, but no more so than ownership endeavors of your predecessors. There are many good reasons to own […]

Simmons Launches eNewsletter

For immediate release Are You in the Know? Simmons & Associates LaunchesMarket Update eNewsletter called eTIMES — Veterinarians are Now in the Know with ValuableReal Estate Tips and Pointers — August 2006 — Simmons & Associates, a company specializing in providing customer care and business counsel in veterinary real estate since 1977, announces the launch […]

New Book Launches at Western Veterinary Conference

NEW BOOK HELPING VETERINARIANS WITH BUYING OR SELLING A PRACTICE LAUNCHES AT WESTERN VETERINARY CONFERENCE “Your Veterinary Practice ~Buying, Selling and Merging” Edited by Dr. Byron Farquer and Dr. Larry Wiseman Las Vegas – February 2006 — Dr. Farquer and Dr. Wiseman with Simmons & Associates, a company specializing in providing customer care and business […]

What is The Basis for Practice Value? (Part I: Establishing Cash Flow)

– Doyle Watson, DVM, Simmons & Associates Southeast It continues to impress me the number of times I hear veterinary practice value being based solely upon some percentage of gross income. This concept is often suggested by some finance companies as well as veterinarians, but rarely by those who are familiar with business appraisal methodology. […]

What Determines Veterinary Practice Value?

– Dave Gerber, DVM, Simmons & Associates Northwest In reality there are many factors, both financial and other qualities that contribute to practice value. After all, the true value is simply what a willing buyer is willing to pay and those decisions are based on many, many things. Unfortunately, we still see practitioners, and even […]