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 to her business brokering work these experiences, expertise, and an MBA from the University of Chicago.


Buying, Selling, & Valuations

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Concepts of Intellectual Property

  1. Often based on patented, therefore protected from anyone else making similar
  2. Negotiated price that can be influenced by ability to replicate, i.e. if I can replicate for less than buying unprotected rights
  3. Rare to sell at a fixed price, usually a royalty as used – costing there to be a decline in financial performance of the company  (License agreement should strive at sharing profit – […]

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Membership & Recognition

PRISCILLA DAKIN, principal of Dakin Business Group, has received a Chairman’s Circle Award by the International Business Brokers Association in connection with her work during 2020. The award is given to those who closed one or more qualified business deals amounting to $3 million and above in total purchase price during the 2020 calendar year. During 2020, Dakin worked to transition the following companies to new ownership: Wild Birds Unlimited Santa Fe; BSN Santa Fe; Toltec Industrial Services Group; K & L Cleaning Solutions in Albuquerque, and New Mexico Time and Pay Services. (Monday, June 21st, 2021)

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