Exiting Your Business? - Sell Your Company For More
What Is An Exit Strategy In Business?
Where do you envision yourself tomorrow? In five years…in ten years? An exit strategy, whether you want to sell your business or explore your options on a deeper level, we can provide you with business exit strategy consulting to best serve your purpose and needs.Whether you want to retire, or pass the business down to your family, we are here to help. Each strategy is tailor made to suit your needs. We will assess your sector and explore all viable options for you. You may be pleasantly surprised to discover how much deal flow has been occurring since the pandemic and that your business may be of significant interest to a consolidator.
When Do You Need An Exit Strategy?
Where are you now?
If you intend to sell your business, timing is of the essence. We can explore your company exit strategy together to ensure that you and your business are ready to embark upon this new journey. Also, you don’t always have to sell your business to retire! You may want to put in place a succession plan with a family member or partner. We can help you work through the nuances and ensure that you will receive proper support.
A timeline is of vast importance, whether it is a goal that you would like to reach before going to market with your business or a solid succession plan. This depends on a multitude of factors, including the sector that you operate in, your scale, years in operation, and many more!
What Are The 5 Exit Strategies?
Merger and acquisition
This normally means merging with a similar company, or being bought by a larger company. This is a win-win situation.
Sell to Outside Third Parties
it's a great way to "cash out" so you can pay investors, pay yourself, take some time off, and get ready to have some fun all over again.
Initial Public Offering (IPO)
In an IPO exit, you are taking your business to the public and selling shares as stock to shareholders.
Make it your cash cow.
You retain ownership and enjoy the annuity.
One often-overlooked exit strategy is simply to shutdown, close the business doors, and liquidate.