David King, DVM, CVA – Simmons Southcentral Many moons ago the recently graduated DVM had several options when deciding on a career path. Most of the time the path led to practice ownership, now that may not be the case. The reasons may include a fear of taking on... Read more
As I sit here with writer’s cramp, I began to ponder messages that owners and associates may want to hear and consider going into 2019 and beyond. Buyers still available Although the swarm of corporate invaders continues to grow almost exponentially, there are many,... Read more
By: Jim Stephenson, DVM, CBA and Joe Stephenson, MA – Simmons Northeast It’s tough out there for veterinary practice buyers today. Every year a few new investors and/or corporate consolidators call me looking to spend way too much money on 2+ doctor practices. So how... Read more
Nikki Nitz, CPA, CMA Simmons Northwest Who Can Afford to Buy We get asked regularly, “Are there buyers who can afford to buy?” The quick answer is YES! When a practice is priced fairly the profits of the practice cover the debt payments the buyer needs to make as well... Read more
For many veterinarians, the thought of owning your own practice and being your own boss is quite appealing. This can be especially true if your current employment arrangement is less than stellar. Thoughts of making the rules and key decisions, practicing medicine... Read more
In most cases, buying or selling a veterinary practice is a novel experience. It can be a daunting ordeal and potentially the biggest investment of your life. We understand how intimidating and overwhelming the process can be and we’ve answered some of the most... 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.