So, you want to sell your company. You want to sell it for the maximum amount possible, and if that could be achieved in the shortest time as well then that would be a bonus.
You might be surprised, however, to learn that 80% of businesses that go to market don’t sell, and these are often saleable businesses. One of the key reasons they fail is down to one thing, preparation. As is the way with most things in business, preparation is key, if you build a solid foundation then everything else will follow.
When it comes to preparing to sell your business there are certain things that need to be done so that you can achieve a higher value. Some taking as little as a week, but others taking the financial year. All these preparation milestones are designed so that your company is as appealing to a potential buyer as it can be. Buyers don’t like waste, uncertainty, inefficiency, and most of all they don’t like surprises.
We have created an industry report which lays out the 9 ways to increase your business value. As always with Firm Gains, we have created this as a resource for business owners to increase their sale value and chances of a sale, and because it’s from us you know that it’s information you can trust.
We believe that if you carry out the steps we list in this report then you will realise a higher value for your business.
We offer a comprehensive range of services to help you with your business sale. Call us on 0333 050 8225 and we can have a confidential conversation about how we can help you. As always with Firm Gains, it’s completely independent.
To download the free report please register with Firm Gains, or if you prefer not to register please call and we will send you a copy.
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Even though the whole process of selling seems daunting, I’ve got more confidence that I’m heading in the right direction.Mrs T Boothe , Founder
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