After investing a lot of time and effort in your business you want to maximize its value before selling it. Good planning and preparation are essential for a successful sale.
THE GOAL IS TO SHOWCASE YOUR BUSINESS IN THE BEST POSSIBLE LIGHT.
A positive bottom line shows that the company is healthy and performing well. A profitable business will have the resources to foster growth, pay the financing needed for the purchase and recover the investment making it more attractive to buyers.
Growth isn’t just important —it’s essential. Without continued growth, operations will stagnate resulting in lowered standards of quality, decreased customer service, poor employee morale, and a host of other issues making it less atractive to potential buyers. A growing business will also offer the buyer a higher return on investment making it possible to pay a better price.
Keep up to date. Delaying necessary improvements can easily jeopardize the future of your business.
Keep specific goals in mind by drafting a growth plan for the coming years. A plan will give potential buyers a better long-term view.
Make sure your employees are well trained and that the smooth running of the business does not depend on you being there. Surround yourself with a strong, supportive team that is highly motivated and able to handle the takeover. A dynamic team will add tremendous value to the business.
When selling, it’s vital that you get professional advice so you can prepare properly and make your sale a great success.
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