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6 Things You Must Know Before Selling Your Business
Selling a Business

6 Things You Must Know Before Selling Your Business

Getting it wrong before you start can ruin any hopes of a sale and can mean many months of your time wasted.
Thomas Smale
5 Things Business Owners Should Keep in Mind With Succession Planning
Selling a Business

5 Things Business Owners Should Keep in Mind With Succession Planning

Being properly prepared puts the company leader in the best vantage point even if a sale is not immediately on the horizon.
Michelle Brennan Hall
Cut Through the Complexity of Selling Your Company
Selling a Business

Cut Through the Complexity of Selling Your Company

Ensure that personal-wealth planning does not take a backseat to the business transaction.
Michael J. Montgomery and James R. Cody
The Key to Maximizing Return When Selling a Business
Selling a Business

The Key to Maximizing Return When Selling a Business

Given that many owners regret a company's sale, strive to maximize your personal and financial objectives.
Tensie Homan
Why You Should Sell Your Business to an MBA
Selling a Business

Why You Should Sell Your Business to an MBA

Search funds can be a strategic option for business owners looking for an exit.
Peter Lehrman
Once Purchased for $92 Million, This Seafood Restaurant Just Sold for a Fraction of That
Mergers and Acquisitions

Once Purchased for $92 Million, This Seafood Restaurant Just Sold for a Fraction of That

In 2008, Ruth's Hospitality Group bought Mitchell's Fish Market for $92 million. Then, the recession hit.
Kate Taylor
Why It's Key for Franchisees to Have an Exit Strategy
Franchise

Why It's Key for Franchisees to Have an Exit Strategy

You may not realize it when you buy a franchise, but franchising is a journey. And, every journey must eventually come to an end.
Joel Hall
5 Things You Need to Do Before Selling Your Company
Selling a Business

5 Things You Need to Do Before Selling Your Company

Taking care of a few key matters will help you get the most out of your business.
7 Questions for Your Investment Banker
Private equity

7 Questions for Your Investment Banker

Seeking capital for your startup? Here's what to inquire of a potential fundraiser.
Ryan Caldbeck
When to Kiss Your Startup Goodbye
Entrepreneurs

When to Kiss Your Startup Goodbye

Conventional wisdom says entrepreneurs should never give up. But after much reflection, I realized this was wrong.
Rahim Fazal
When Selecting a Buyer for Your Business, Don't Just Consider Price
Selling a Business

When Selecting a Buyer for Your Business, Don't Just Consider Price

Many variables enter the equation for a successful sale of a company. These are the key factors to weigh before you accept an offer and hand over the keys.
Tensie Homan
Negotiate Like a Pro -- 7 Techniques When Selling Your Company
Selling a Business

Negotiate Like a Pro -- 7 Techniques When Selling Your Company

The high stakes make this type of transaction entirely unique. Know how to proceed wisely.
Peter Lehrman
Ramping Up the Curb Appeal as You Plan to Sell Your Business
Selling a Business

Ramping Up the Curb Appeal as You Plan to Sell Your Business

Do a thorough inventory of such things as the company's brand assets and messaging to assure the highest value upon a transition in ownership.
Aaron Keller
I Gave My Business Away. Here Are 3 Reasons Why.
Exit Strategies

I Gave My Business Away. Here Are 3 Reasons Why.

Would you simply give your business away instead of selling it for a profit?
Simon Cohen