The above statistics demonstrate that most companies could benefit from a comprehensive business evaluation and follow-on assistance in optimizing the value of the business regardless of the owner’s intent to sell in the near term. What would it be worth to you to know that, with the proper exit stategy, your business could fetch twenty or thirty percent more by implementing some changes over the next fifteen to eighteen months?
As a gift to you, we have included an Emergency Financing Kit. Consider it to be as necessary as your company’s Emergency First Aid Kit. Assemble its components and don’t let the supplies expire. If and when financial emergencies develop you will be glad that you are prepared to provide lenders or investors with the paperwork they require.
When you get serious about maximizing the liquidity and minimizing the number of stumbling blocks along the road to your exit, please contact us. You only get one chance to make a first impression when you put your company on the market.
Don’t be like the eighty-two percent of business owners who wait until they want out before they prepare for ownership transfer. The “work until you drop” strategy is the main reason for the high failure rate in business ownership transfer.
ExStrat is a member of the International Business Brokers Association (IBBA), the New England Business Brokers Association and we are proud to be a BizMACH affiliate member. We provide what we consider to be the most practical, realistic business valuation tools that are available. In addition to providing comprehensive growth and transition strategy reports, ExStrat utilizes a national lender database program that optimizes financing structure. We also spend a considerable amount of time recasting your financials; your target price cannot be justified without this essential step.
ExStrat exit strategy specialists guide you and your existing advisory team through the maze of essential steps along the road to your successful transition into a new life. We help you with the planning and execution of the marketing, negotiating, due diligence and closing plans.
When the initial phases are completed and your business is under agreement, that is when you’ll appreciate ExStrat most. Lawyers, accountants, bankers, tax experts, buyers, sellers, and their partners and spouses all bring different skills, levels of experience, and egos to the table. We help to keep everyone focused on moving forward toward your exit goals.
Many deals die at this phase and unfortunately so, because at this stage both buyer and seller usually feel that they understand the agreement and are both willing and able to proceed. But the fact remains that only eighteen percent of these businesses complete the transfer.
Planning on passing the family business to your son or daughter? Succession planning is an area that requires a special set of skills and ExStrat is uniquely qualified to assist you. Seventy percent of inherited businesses fail.
Our specialists come from diverse backgrounds and possess degrees in various disciplines of business and science. But we all have one thing in common. We have been in business all of our lives or grew up in family owned businesses. We groom a transaction not as sales people, but as facilitators and we are proud to report that our success ratio is among the highest in our industry.
You spent a lot of time, energy and money building your business. When the time comes to sell it, put the same energy into what may be your largest single sale ever.