Build Value and Set Your Client’s Exit Timeline

Without determining the owner’s goals, a business transition is bound to go awry. Therefore, a clear vision and mission are essential when planning your client’s exit. Over the years, the business world has witnessed numerous successful exits and some forced and unsuccessful ones. A forced sale happens when the owner is not ready but has […]

Identify What Holds Back Your Value Creation

A “red flag” in business exit planning may help when promptly identified and rectified. Identifying these alerts in a timely manner may aid you in building your company’s value. Exit planning has the power to change your company’s dynamics. It helps build business value and prepare the company for its eventual transfer of ownership. However, […]

It’s Never Too Early to Think About Your Exit Strategy

Here’s the truth: selling your business requires time and clarity. Many entrepreneurs of early-stage businesses are caught off guard by the lack of a defined exit plan because they’re focused on building a scalable, profitable business and not thinking about selling it or even planning their exit. A complete exit strategy covers all aspects of […]

How to Fast-Track Your Exit

“Selling a business successfully requires a great deal of planning, which owners often underestimate. Before pursuing a sale, it is important for business owners to not only have a view on the value of their business to potential buyers, but also an understanding of how that price applies to their personal needs post-transaction.” – Stewart […]

Use Your Plans to Close Your Value Gap

According to Divestopedia, “A valuation gap is the difference in the actual market value of a company and the value that the owner expects to sell it for to achieve his/her needs.” A value gap arises when a buyer bids less than the company’s estimated value or when the company’s current market value is less […]

When Is My Exit Plan Finished?

What is your company’s end goal? Business owners often have only a vague idea regarding their exit: they prefer running their business instead of planning an inevitable departure. However, every significant business event, including exit, deserves an efficient strategy to manage it. These strategies comprise a business plan. Your exit strategy is an essential component […]

What to Consider When Coming Up With an Exit Strategy

Exit planning affects all aspects of a business: legal structure, revenue models, long- and short-term investment growth strategies, types of potential investors to seek, and much more. Planning for future transitions is challenging, and exit planning is no exception. An exit plan may not be necessary to leave the business, but it is necessary to […]

Things to Consider When Creating a Value Creation Strategy

Value creation is the backbone of building a successful company. A company’s sustainable and profitable growth creates business value. This type of growth occurs through robust, streamlined processes; a functional, efficient operational structure; and strong, competent management and leadership teams. While aligning the business owner’s vision for value creation with their planned exit is essential, […]

How Exit Planning Leads to Increased Value

A comprehensive business exit strategy considers the transaction for the transfer of business ownership through succession planning, M&A, management buyout, or share sale. In addition, it looks at ways to maximize the value of the business to make it as attractive to potential buyers as possible. A business owner wants to sell their business for […]

Keys to a Successful Exit

Most business owners and founders wonder how to ensure their company allows them to exit successfully in the future. But the crucial question is whether the process leaves them wealthy and satisfied or disappointed and regretful. When it comes to one’s business exit, an owner’s top goal of transferring or selling their company is to […]