Maximize Value

If you're like most entrepreneurs, a significant portion of your net worth is tied up in your business. In this section, learn about financial and qualitiative techniques available to ensure the value of your nest egg is maximized well before deciding to sell.



Retirement Planning Specifically for Mid-Market Business Owners Retirement Planning Specifically for Mid-Market Business Owners Retirement Planning Specifically for Mid-Market Business Owners Retirement Planning Specifically for Mid-Market Business Owners


The concept of “paying oneself first” is very crucial, especially for mid-market business owners. Many entrepreneurs do not realize the...

Podcast: Build and Exit a Billion Dollar Business Podcast: Build and Exit a Billion Dollar Business Podcast: Build and Exit a Billion Dollar Business Podcast: Build and Exit a Billion Dollar Business


Many entrepreneurs dream of building and exiting a billion dollar business. Learn how from Terry Freeman, an entrepreneur who has done it...

Podcast: How to Become a Passive Owner in Your Business Podcast: How to Become a Passive Owner in Your Business Podcast: How to Become a Passive Owner in Your Business Podcast: How to Become a Passive Owner in Your Business


If you want to sell your company, you must prove to a buyer that success is not dependent on your day-to-day involvement. But how can you...

Podcast: Strategies for Managing Wealth in Your Private Business Podcast: Strategies for Managing Wealth in Your Private Business Podcast: Strategies for Managing Wealth in Your Private Business Podcast: Strategies for Managing Wealth in Your Private Business


In this podcast, Chris Mercer talks about invaluable strategies for unlocking the wealth in private businesses and creating financial...

Want to Increase the Value of Your Business by up to 71 Percent? Want to Increase the Value of Your Business by up to 71 Percent? Want to Increase the Value of Your Business by up to 71 Percent? Want to Increase the Value of Your Business by up to 71 Percent?


Sponsored content for the The Value Builder System™ Your company is probably your largest asset. It’s likely worth more than your...

Podcast: How Do Private Equity Firms Work With Operating Partners? Podcast: How Do Private Equity Firms Work With Operating Partners? Podcast: How Do Private Equity Firms Work With Operating Partners? Podcast: How Do Private Equity Firms Work With Operating Partners?


A case study of a The Riverside Company's investment in AIA Private Equity investment, the problems that were faced and how value was built.

Podcast: Can Private Equity Help Grow Your Equity Value by 3X? Podcast: Can Private Equity Help Grow Your Equity Value by 3X? Podcast: Can Private Equity Help Grow Your Equity Value by 3X? Podcast: Can Private Equity Help Grow Your Equity Value by 3X?


In this podcast, James Darnell of KLH Capital shares his experience of partnering with business owners in the lower middle market.

Podcast: How to Sell Your Business for a Crazy High Price Podcast: How to Sell Your Business for a Crazy High Price Podcast: How to Sell Your Business for a Crazy High Price Podcast: How to Sell Your Business for a Crazy High Price


What does it take to sell your business for an Outrageous Price? Find out in this interview with Kevin Short, author of Sell Your Business...

Real Stories of Private Equity Value Creation Real Stories of Private Equity Value Creation Real Stories of Private Equity Value Creation Real Stories of Private Equity Value Creation


Understand the process and work that goes into value creation in a private equity investment.

Podcast: The Myth of Value Creation Podcast: The Myth of Value Creation Podcast: The Myth of Value Creation Podcast: The Myth of Value Creation


Discover how you can exit your business at a more lucrative price to the right successor.

Podcast: Why Don't Business Owners Embrace Exit Planning? Podcast: Why Don't Business Owners Embrace Exit Planning? Podcast: Why Don't Business Owners Embrace Exit Planning? Podcast: Why Don't Business Owners Embrace Exit Planning?


Exit planning is understanding the correlation between the way a business is run and its valuation.

Podcast: Lessons Learned From Providing 13 Million+ Business Valuations Podcast: Lessons Learned From Providing 13 Million+ Business Valuations Podcast: Lessons Learned From Providing 13 Million+ Business Valuations Podcast: Lessons Learned From Providing 13 Million+ Business Valuations


Michael Carter, CEO and president of BizEquity, talks about their simple and affordable online tool to value a lower mid-market business.

Narrowing Valuation Gap in Oil and Gas Industry Narrowing Valuation Gap in Oil and Gas Industry Narrowing Valuation Gap in Oil and Gas Industry Narrowing Valuation Gap in Oil and Gas Industry


Discover the factors driving renewed M&A activity in the oil and gas industry and how your company can take advantage of it.

Developing a Proactive Acquisition Strategy for Mid-Market Businesses Developing a Proactive Acquisition Strategy for Mid-Market Businesses Developing a Proactive Acquisition Strategy for Mid-Market Businesses Developing a Proactive Acquisition Strategy for Mid-Market Businesses


An Acquisition Program uncovers more proprietary acquisition opportunities that make strategic sense and are available at better valuations.

The No.1 Way to Increase the Perceived Value of a Construction Company The No.1 Way to Increase the Perceived Value of a Construction Company The No.1 Way to Increase the Perceived Value of a Construction Company The No.1 Way to Increase the Perceived Value of a Construction Company


Construction is an inherently risky business, which can leave buyers painting all construction companies with the same brush. Check out a...

Podcast: Find Freedom and Unlock Hidden Value in Your Business Podcast: Find Freedom and Unlock Hidden Value in Your Business Podcast: Find Freedom and Unlock Hidden Value in Your Business Podcast: Find Freedom and Unlock Hidden Value in Your Business


Learn methods to uncover hidden values in a business and specific tools that owners can used to create freedom by removing themselves from...

How Do I Attract a High Multiple for My Business? - The Business Factors How Do I Attract a High Multiple for My Business? - The Business Factors How Do I Attract a High Multiple for My Business? - The Business Factors How Do I Attract a High Multiple for My Business? - The Business Factors


Attract a high multiple for your private company by learning what business factors impact a company valuation.

Intrinsic Value per Share and the Roadmap to Measurable Value Creation Intrinsic Value per Share and the Roadmap to Measurable Value Creation Intrinsic Value per Share and the Roadmap to Measurable Value Creation Intrinsic Value per Share and the Roadmap to Measurable Value Creation


Companies need a roadmap to help them achieve measurable financial value creation. This article provides the various levers that company...

Building a Valuable Business - Advice from the Experts Building a Valuable Business - Advice from the Experts Building a Valuable Business - Advice from the Experts Building a Valuable Business - Advice from the Experts


Some of the best pieces of advice on building a valuable business from our Divestopedia Podcasts.