About Dakin Business Group

Priscilla Dakin, principal of Dakin Business Group, is a seasoned entrepreneur and business executive, one who has worked over her 30 year career in a number of industries from manufacturing to health care, retail to publishing and beyond. She is a Top Contributor to the ABBA Best Practices Group.

She has bought and sold companies, served as managing partner in joint ventures, been the sole leader and part of leadership teams in both for-profit and not-for-profit enterprises, and operated enterprises as large as $30MM in revenue. In every environment she is respected for her business know how and ethical decision-making. Her opinion and guidance is routinely sought. Priscilla brings her credentials, experience, expertise, and an MBA from the University of Chicago to her valuation and consulting work with business buyers and sellers.

Contact us for an initial, no obligation consultation at 505-466-4744, or by email.

Buying, Selling, & Valuations

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Typical Buyer’s Process

Priscilla Dakin, Dakin Business Group

Acknowledging up front that the typical anything is really not what happens, small businesses have a fairly routine buyer process and it looks like this:

  • The buyer demonstrates interest, represents capability to purchase the business and signs a non-compete and do-no-harm agreement.
  • S/he receives the marketing package
  • S/he asks me additional questions
  • If still interested, s/he talks with the seller and me, […]

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Membership & Recognition

IBBA®, the world’s largest professional trade association for Business Brokers, today announced and recognized the recipients of its top performance awards at its 2023 Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida.

IBBA Chairman’s Circle Award: Given to those individuals who closed one or more qualified business deals amounting to $3 million and above in total purchase price during the 2022 calendar year. The IBBA is pleased to congratulate Priscilla Dakin (NM).

IBBA, Independence, OH – May 21, 2023
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