An overview of 15 key strategic, negotiating and diligence considerations involved in the typical sale of a privately held company, and the steps in-house counsel can take to better understand, prepare for and address these considerations and related issues.
Nearly every business deal requires a strategy for a successful negotiation. We present practical tips to help you negotiate the best price and terms for your side, no matter what deal you are trying to close.
At some point during the selling process, every seller is going to face these three challenges. Here’s how to meet them without jeopardizing the sale.
I find inspiration as an entrepreneur in the funniest places: in the checkout line for groceries, while exercising, and even while parenting my four beautiful children.
You might be surprised what lessons you can learn about running a business if you’re a parent!
1. You Don’t Have to Be Popular to Be an Effective Leader
At least a dozen times a day, one of my children is mad at me. Maybe I put the kibosh on more computer time or said no to letting my daughter go to a party on Friday night.
If you’re a business owner who wants to sell your business, find out if you have the three characteristics that successful business sellers tend to have in common.
The transition for employees when the ownership of a business changes can be unsettling, to say the least. Here are steps to make this transition a successful one.
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.