Tag Archives: Due Diligence

Successful Exits Don’t Just Happen – They Need to Be Pursued

I’m going to let you in on a little secret.  You’re not the only business owner who doesn’t understand how to sell his company.  Actually, most business owners have never sold a company and wouldn’t know where to start.  That’s … Continue reading

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Communicating With Capital – Part 1 – Before the Deal Is Done

As management teams prepare to raise equity or debt for their businesses their attention is usually focused on business plans, financial models, ratios, and returns. All of those are important elements of raising capital, but properly communicating with prospective investors and lenders is equally important and needs management attention. Continue reading

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Are You Prepared to Sell Your Company?

Selling your company is usually the largest financial transaction you will be involved in. You have bought and sold houses, and maybe commercial buildings or expensive equipment, but when it’s time to sell your company you are making a decision … Continue reading

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M&A: The Importance of Creating a Market When Selling Your Company

Whenever I find myself talking to a former business owner who recently sold his company, I always ask him how the transaction came about, the dynamics of the negotiations, and if he is satisfied with the final terms of the … Continue reading

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Who Will Buy Your Company?

Whether you have spent the last five years building a business or the last thirty, there comes a time when every business owner realize it is time to sell his business and move on to the next chapter of his … Continue reading

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