Selling your business requires planning ahead. Ideally, you're running your business with selling in mind — even if you don't plan to sell for decades to come, you can't go wrong when you have selling on the brain. The resources here peer into the process, the timing and the major and minor things business owners can be doing to grow value and prepare their organizations for success — whether they're close to selling or not.
This post from the Small Business Expert considers some of the smaller changes you can make to your business to make sure nothing compromises your ability to get full value when you sell.
2. Finance and Accounting Transaction Support Considerations for Middle-Market Mergers and Acquisitions
CFO Selections considers the questions an owner must ask themselves to determine whether their business is ready for a major transition. This post considers everything from transaction structure and process to different types of potential buyers to due diligence and more.
This episode from the Score podcast walks through many of the phases involved in selling a business. Starting with the reasons people choose to transition out of their business, the conversation considers how owners can prepare for a sale, determining a price and more.
You've likely heard that the time to start thinking of selling your business is the day you decide to start one. This post from the Corelytics blog looks at the activities necessary to prepare a business for sale and the often surprising benefits that result, no matter how close or far you are from transitioning the organization.
Learn more about transitioning a business.