Planning to Sell? Set Your Business Up for Success
Over 75% of small and medium-sized business owners in Canada are looking to sell their business over the next decade according to new research from the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB). This equates to transfers of over $2 trillion worth of corporate assets in the coming years. Business owners stated retirement (75%), burnout (22%), […]
You’re Thinking About Selling Your Business In 3-5 Years, How Do You Prepare In The Meantime?
For an optimal selling price, you’ll want to engage with an M&A firm 3-5 years prior to the sale of your business. An M&A firm can help you get the right deal team in place, set you up with tax planning, keep your business in mind when dealing with buyers, and help identify key risk […]
When is the Right Time to Plan the Sale of Your Business
If you are a business owner, at some point you have likely asked yourself, “I wonder how much my business is worth.” Perhaps you’re considering selling, thinking about estate planning, or maybe you’re just curious if your business strategy is adding value. We’re seeing that many sellers start reaching out to their trusted advisors such […]
The Happiest Business Owners Know What’s Next
I recently came across Bo Burlingham, the former executive editor for Inc. magazine and author of several books, including Finish Big: How Great Entrepreneurs Exit Their Companies on Top. What I learned from his book is many business owners are unhappy after selling their companies. It doesn’t really matter how much someone got for their business – some sellers are delighted while others […]