Allen Business Enterprises, LLC


Building the Value of Your Business

Allen Business Enterprises, LLC is dedicated to building the value of your business. We have helped clients all over the Upper Midwest grow, protect or transition their biggest asset: the business. Whether in flux, in a rut or in crisis, we can help answer questions such as:

  • What happened to our margins and profitability?
  • What do I have to do to prepare my company for sale?
  • How do I get out of the rough and back on the fairway?
  • Which of our distribution channels are most profitable?
  • How do my partner and I keep from stepping on each other's toes?
  • How can I diversify by moving some of my net worth out of the business?
  • Can I get help transitioning my business?
  • The pain of running my company is too much! What are my options?
  • Why are we always scrambling for cash?
  • Where can I get objective input on my business?

We work alongside your management and outside professionals, or assume any level of interim operations management while we assess business operations, identify critical opportunities and develop plans for improvement. We then provide support to implement those solutions. Each engagement has a direct, positive impact on the value of the business.

Recent Blog Posts...

Improving Your Chances
I was heading to Las Vegas for a long weekend when someone asked about my favorite vice. I answered smugly, “Oh... I don’t gamble.”

Does Ownership = Leadership?
How do owners become leaders? When they start their company? When they buy it? When they inherit it? When they are ‘promoted’? ‘No’ is the answer. Leadership is a learned talent.

Quit Something!
Priorities drive everything! Big companies, small companies, solo entrepreneurs... we all are driven by priorities.

What’s a Barrier to Entry?
You know, it’s one of the factors that affects how your business is valued. It sounds logical... 'How hard would it be for someone to get in your space?' The harder it is, the more valuable your company should be.