Mergers and acquisitions are difficult to accomplish. They require strong preparation, sophisticated advisors, and a dedicated management team. The following are various lessons learned from M&A transactions involving the sale of private companies, from the perspective of the selling company.
Hiring a business broker may make the process of selling your business easier, but is it absolutely necessary to hire one?
When the time finally comes to sell your business, you will be faced with the daunting task of what to do with perhaps the largest influx of funds in your lifetime. We offer advice on how to protect proceeds, minimize taxes, and plan for your family’s financial future.
No matter how enthusiastic you are about investing in a franchise business, before signing on the dotted line, evaluate it in terms of your ability to exit if you need to move on.
Some entrepreneurs go into business with the intent to build, sell, and move on. Others spend decades building and running their businesses. Regardless of your intentions, it’s essential to have a strategic exit plan in mind.
Selling a company can be a very time-consuming, complicated process. Here’s a list of common mistakes private companies often make when attempting to sell themselves.
As an entrepreneur, you may have struggled to determine when the best time is to sell your business for its maximum value. If you’re thinking of selling a business, here are five key questions to ask yourself.
As a speaker, the 13-time World Series champion may be best known for mangling the English language; however, these six great quotes actually have practical applications for entrepreneurs who are trying to sell their businesses.
Prices paid for companies are up 30% over just three years ago and with prices so tempting, many family businesses and small companies are considering a sale. Be prepared with a strategy for “the deal that may be too good to pass up.”
A good CEO must be able to ensure that the processes and people are in place to negotiate an exit for the company. Learn the four traits you need to have or hire in order to manage a successful negotiation.