“there is the importance of the sale proceeds. In our survey, 84% of business owners stated that the proceeds from the sale of their business were important to their retirement plans. This is true for both family and non-family transfers. Finally, toss into the mix the enormity of the baby-boomer business owner’s “Stampede to the Exit”™ over the next 15 years. With current estimates that more than 40% of business owners plan to exit within the next five years and 80% within 10 years, there will be many more sellers than buyers in the market place.1 It is indeed, a disaster waiting to happen.”

ROCG: Business Owner Retirement Survey