Tag: exit planning

Add Millions to Your Business Value with One Powerful Technique

If you are like most business owners that I work with, you want to know what your business might be worth.  You probably have lots of questions.  What is EBITDA, and why is it important?  Moreover, what are acquirers paying for companies like yours these days. A little internet research will probably reveal that a… Read more »

The Anatomy of a Successful Exit

Stephanie Breedlove started Breedlove & Associates in 1992 as a way to pay her nanny. The big payroll processors weren’t interested in dealing with one person’s wages and doing it themselves was complicated and time-consuming, too much for the then overwhelmed Breedloves. Breedlove saw a business opportunity and started a payroll company for parents who… Read more »

My Interview on the Zipline

http://youtu.be/LDxFz7GnJTM Recently, I was featured on Zipline with Tony Scelzo. In a nutshell, I prepare my clients for a well executed exit strategy through proper planning. In my role as a trusted adviser, I bring many years of experience as a CFO and business owner.  The video highlights several ways that I guide business owners… Read more »

3 Reasons Your Business Exit Can Fail

The reality of business ownership is that someday you will exit the business. For some of you this will be a satisfying conclusion to a successful career.  For others, the exit will bring disappointment and possibly financial disaster.  If your exit process doesn’t involve careful planning, you could be in for a tumultuous experience. In… Read more »

The Data Room

Stethoscope On Top Of Keyboard

The Business Exit Planning process had a number of key milestones.  The Due Diligence Period is a critical stage, and it is vital that it go both smoothly and with the least amount of disruption to the day to day operation of the business.  Advance planning can achieve this desired result.  Well before a buyer… Read more »