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Sales of Businesses Near 2019 Levels But Inflation is a Concern

April 25, 2022

Business for sale transactions has shown steady growth in the first quarter of 2022 according to the latest BizBuySell Insight Report. Small business acquisitions rose to 24% over the previous year and just 3.7% shy of the first quarter of 2019, before COVID-19 shocked the market.

Small Business Sales Report – Q1 2022

Buying and selling activity has seen a steady rise since dropping to 39% during the second quarter of 2020 when businesses were shuttered during the pandemic lockdown. Moreover, median sale prices continue to sit at record levels, up 6% over the previous year to $345,000.

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