by Carly Watson Tobler and Evan Watson, Simmons Southeast Receiving Offers from Corporate Buyers? Here are some considerations to help decide if selling to corporate is the right path for you. If you are a practice owner, there is a good chance that you have been... Read more
David McCormick MS and Sherry Everhart BS, CVT – Buying a practice is often a better alternative to starting a practice. An existing practice has a facility equipped with trained staff, and it serves an established client base. Most significantly, it has an... Read more
By David King, DVM, CVA Simmons Southcentral – Wow, 2020 was rough but like most challenges veterinarians persevered. Now it’s 2021 and there are new issues facing practice owners deciding on an exit strategy. There seems to be a shortage of veterinarians which... Read more
The SEF National Business Aptitude Award is bestowed annually to a winner selected from veterinary schools throughout North America. Since its inception in 2002, SEF has donated over $1 million to the veterinary profession. Simmons Educational Fund has selected its... Read more
Wilson W. McManus II, DVM CVPM -Simmons & Associates MidSouth – Every year without exception, normally just after the first of the year, the pricing increase letters start rolling in from most of the major pharmaceutical companies, pet food manufacturers... Read more
Doyle Watson, DVM Simmons Southeast The value of something we wish to own is typically based upon the future benefit we expect from owning it. We can expect no benefit from the past. That has been enjoyed by the previous owner. We can, however, determine the previous... Read more
The new 3rd edition expands and amends the sold out 2nd edition. Written by the experts at Simmons, this book is aimed at helping veterinarians better understand the intricacies of veterinary practice sales, valuations and ownership.