Pre Sale

Let's face it. At some point in time all entrepreneurs will exit their business whether by choice or circumstance. Most company owners only think about the sale process when it's time to sell. That's too late. Learn everything you need to know about selling your business when you're not thinking about selling your business.  



The Sixth Ingredient to a Successful Exit - The Action Plan The Sixth Ingredient to a Successful Exit - The Action Plan The Sixth Ingredient to a Successful Exit - The Action Plan The Sixth Ingredient to a Successful Exit - The Action Plan


The sixth and last ingredient to a successful exit from your business is to have an action plan. Don't let all your planning and...

The Fifth Ingredient to a Successful Exit  - Net Proceeds Analysis The Fifth Ingredient to a Successful Exit  - Net Proceeds Analysis The Fifth Ingredient to a Successful Exit  - Net Proceeds Analysis The Fifth Ingredient to a Successful Exit  - Net Proceeds Analysis


When you sell your business, you need to know what the net proceeds will be. The purchase price is fine, but the net proceeds is...

Podcast: The Exit Planning Event of the Year Podcast: The Exit Planning Event of the Year Podcast: The Exit Planning Event of the Year Podcast: The Exit Planning Event of the Year


Divestopedia is proud to be a media sponsor for the Exit Planning Institute’s 2013 International Conference. Learn more about the event and...

The Fourth Ingredient to a Successful Exit  - Exit Options The Fourth Ingredient to a Successful Exit  - Exit Options The Fourth Ingredient to a Successful Exit  - Exit Options The Fourth Ingredient to a Successful Exit  - Exit Options


What exit options do you have when selling your business? In this article, we itemize the various exit options that an entrepreneur has to...

Podcast: A Serial Entrepreneur's Guide to Building and Selling a Business Podcast: A Serial Entrepreneur's Guide to Building and Selling a Business Podcast: A Serial Entrepreneur's Guide to Building and Selling a Business Podcast: A Serial Entrepreneur's Guide to Building and Selling a Business


Most business owners only sell a business once. Serial entrepreneurs are a different breed, though. They understand maximizing value and...

The Third Ingredient to a Successful Exit - Valuation The Third Ingredient to a Successful Exit - Valuation The Third Ingredient to a Successful Exit - Valuation The Third Ingredient to a Successful Exit - Valuation


When you are thinking of selling a business, you need to know what your company is worth before you go to market. The best way to do this...

The Second Ingredient to a Successful Exit - Financial Needs The Second Ingredient to a Successful Exit - Financial Needs The Second Ingredient to a Successful Exit - Financial Needs The Second Ingredient to a Successful Exit - Financial Needs


Once you know what your goals are in exit planning, it comes down to how much you will need. You need to perform a financial assessment to...

The First Ingredient to a Successful Exit: Defining Goals The First Ingredient to a Successful Exit: Defining Goals The First Ingredient to a Successful Exit: Defining Goals The First Ingredient to a Successful Exit: Defining Goals


You don't know where you'll end up, unless you plan where you're going. The most important ingredient in an exit process is the goal...

One Chance to Get It Right - Part 2 of 2 One Chance to Get It Right - Part 2 of 2 One Chance to Get It Right - Part 2 of 2 One Chance to Get It Right - Part 2 of 2


Selling a business can take 1,500 to 2,000 hours over a year or more if the sale even closes. You only get one chance to get it right. In...

One Chance to Get It Right - Part 1 of 2 One Chance to Get It Right - Part 1 of 2 One Chance to Get It Right - Part 1 of 2 One Chance to Get It Right - Part 1 of 2


Selling a business can take 1,500 to 2,000 hours over a year or more if the sale even closes. You only get one chance to get it right. In...

How Will You Find the Best Advisor to Sell Your Business? How Will You Find the Best Advisor to Sell Your Business? How Will You Find the Best Advisor to Sell Your Business? How Will You Find the Best Advisor to Sell Your Business?


Selling your business will probably be the single largest transaction that you will ever be involved in. Don't take chances with hiring the...

Podcast: 3 Things Any Owner Can Do Now to Prepare for an Exit Podcast: 3 Things Any Owner Can Do Now to Prepare for an Exit Podcast: 3 Things Any Owner Can Do Now to Prepare for an Exit Podcast: 3 Things Any Owner Can Do Now to Prepare for an Exit


Learn exit planning strategies from the original exit planning coach, Peter Christman.

Podcast: Purposefully Planning the Exit from Your Business Podcast: Purposefully Planning the Exit from Your Business Podcast: Purposefully Planning the Exit from Your Business Podcast: Purposefully Planning the Exit from Your Business


Why should you start planning the exit from your business now? Well, it can help prepare you emotionally and financially to go from wealth...

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About ESOPs Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About ESOPs Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About ESOPs Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About ESOPs


In this webinar, James Higgins educates us on Employee Stock Option Plans and if it is an appropriate exit channel for your business.

Podcast: Interview with Warland Griffith, Preparing for the Sale of Your Business Podcast: Interview with Warland Griffith, Preparing for the Sale of Your Business Podcast: Interview with Warland Griffith, Preparing for the Sale of Your Business Podcast: Interview with Warland Griffith, Preparing for the Sale of Your Business


In this Divestopedia Podcast, host Noah Rosenfarb, CPA continues his interviews with attorneys, M&A experts, accountants, valuators, exit...

Podcast: Interview with Bruce C. Rosetto, Entrepreneur-Turned-Counselor to Entrepreneurs Podcast: Interview with Bruce C. Rosetto, Entrepreneur-Turned-Counselor to Entrepreneurs Podcast: Interview with Bruce C. Rosetto, Entrepreneur-Turned-Counselor to Entrepreneurs Podcast: Interview with Bruce C. Rosetto, Entrepreneur-Turned-Counselor to Entrepreneurs


In this Divestopedia Exit Strategy Podcast, host Noah Rosenfarb, CPA interviews Bruce C. Rosetto, Esq., an entrepreneur-turned-counselor to...