Deciding to Sell


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Podcast with John Bly, author of 'Cracking the Code: An Entrepreneur’s Guide to Growing Your Business Through Mergers and Acquisitions for...

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Valuation is important when selling a business, but after-tax proceeds are even more critical. Learn about methods to figuring out how much...

Podcast: Wealth Management Strategies for Entrepreneurs Who Sold Their Business Podcast: Wealth Management Strategies for Entrepreneurs Who Sold Their Business Podcast: Wealth Management Strategies for Entrepreneurs Who Sold Their Business Podcast: Wealth Management Strategies for Entrepreneurs Who Sold Their Business


Eighty percent of people with wealth in excess of $5 million gain it through entrepreneurship. Learn about wealth management strategies...

Solving Exit Strategy Issues to Maximize Profit Solving Exit Strategy Issues to Maximize Profit Solving Exit Strategy Issues to Maximize Profit Solving Exit Strategy Issues to Maximize Profit


Business owners have many reasons to want to sell their business now. But before making this big decision, be sure it's really what you...

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Private business owners: most of the statistics are not in your favor. Here's how you can break out of this cycle.

What Your Supply Chain Business Is Really Worth What Your Supply Chain Business Is Really Worth What Your Supply Chain Business Is Really Worth What Your Supply Chain Business Is Really Worth


Jock Purtle, owner of digitalexits.com, explains the types of valuations to consider, the average multiple that supply chain businesses are...

Seller Beware! Top 12 Mistakes to Avoid When Selling a Business Seller Beware! Top 12 Mistakes to Avoid When Selling a Business Seller Beware! Top 12 Mistakes to Avoid When Selling a Business Seller Beware! Top 12 Mistakes to Avoid When Selling a Business


Don't assume that because you have built and operated a successful company, you can also undertake the sale of your company. Here are 12...

Is the Time Approaching to Sell Your Business? Is the Time Approaching to Sell Your Business? Is the Time Approaching to Sell Your Business? Is the Time Approaching to Sell Your Business?


Three areas to consider when deciding if now is the right time to sell your business.

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When preparing an owner to sell his/her business, it's usually to prevent a deal from blowing up because of a buyer's actions. However, M&A...

Envision, Plan and Implement Your Business Transition Envision, Plan and Implement Your Business Transition Envision, Plan and Implement Your Business Transition Envision, Plan and Implement Your Business Transition


Jack Beauregard talks about his book, "Finding Your New Owner: For Your Business, for Your Life." If you are a business owner over the age...

Confronting Yourself: The Emotional Journey of Selling Your Business Confronting Yourself: The Emotional Journey of Selling Your Business Confronting Yourself: The Emotional Journey of Selling Your Business Confronting Yourself: The Emotional Journey of Selling Your Business


For many entrepreneurs, the hardest part of selling their business is wrestling with their own emotions. Here are some tips for...

Increase Your Company Debt? Why Not, It May Be an Option to Selling Increase Your Company Debt? Why Not, It May Be an Option to Selling Increase Your Company Debt? Why Not, It May Be an Option to Selling Increase Your Company Debt? Why Not, It May Be an Option to Selling


For companies with low debt on their balance sheets, leveraging back to an optimal capital structure can allow an owner to monetize the...

Diversifying Without Selling Your Business Diversifying Without Selling Your Business Diversifying Without Selling Your Business Diversifying Without Selling Your Business


Business owners often have all their wealth tied up in their business. But diversifying doesn't have to involve selling - or even giving up...

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MidMarket Capital, Inc. explains their "smart equity" model and how it can serve both small entrepreneurial firms looking for an investment...

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Preparing a financial forecast is a key step to selling a business. However, most projections don't pass the credibility test. Here are...

4 Steps to Partnering with a Private Equity Firm 4 Steps to Partnering with a Private Equity Firm 4 Steps to Partnering with a Private Equity Firm 4 Steps to Partnering with a Private Equity Firm


Thinking of selling your business to a private equity firm? Get an overview from Hadley Capital of the steps you'll be taking and how only...

Seven Paradoxes of Middle Market M&A Seven Paradoxes of Middle Market M&A Seven Paradoxes of Middle Market M&A Seven Paradoxes of Middle Market M&A


For over 25 years, Rob Slee has seen hundreds of people fail to earn a living in the M&A industry. Learn these 7 paradoxes he says their...

How Selling to Private Equity Worked for Me How Selling to Private Equity Worked for Me How Selling to Private Equity Worked for Me How Selling to Private Equity Worked for Me


In this Q&A, we learn from an entrepreneur who built his business from scratch, grew it the old fashioned way by taking care of his...

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In this article, we have a candid Q&A with John K. Paglia Ph.D. John gives us his thoughts on topics ranging from emotional preparation to...