Selling a business

Why Is Now the Riskiest Time To Own Your Business?

Most people think of starting a business as risky, but unless you invest a significant amount of start-up cash in your venture, you’re not really risking much other than your time. That changes if you’re lucky enough to get your business off the ground. As your company grows, you start to risk more and more Read More

Actually, Why Do Cash Rich Businesses Sell Better?

A potential buyer for your business may not be able to rely on banks or other financial institutions for providing them with cash injections they would need to put in the firm after completing the sale. You need to demonstrate that your business can be self-financing, as external funding is becoming more and more difficult Read More

Do You Know The Surprising Secret To Big Exit?

We get to see a lot of company founders who are contemplating an exit. Some of our customers get lucky early in life, but in the vast majority of examples where a business owner is getting a seven- or eight-figure offer, it is not their first rodeo. In fact, most owners have had multiple failures Read More

See! Why Should You Absolutely Say “No” to Venture Capital?

The primary factor that drives the saleability of your organisation is it’s potential to scale up and grow in the future. Scaling up requires that you transform your business  creating a culture of continuous learning and sharing, according to the Networlding principles: Acquirers typically pay the most for companies with the potential to grow. A Read More

Can You Actually Bet 10 Million Pounds to Win 100?

How do you know the right time to sell your company? One answer to this age-old question is that the time to sell is when someone else is willing to invest more in your business than you are. When you start a business, nobody is willing to invest in its success more than you. You Read More

Can You Transition out Happy, Without Worry, and Wealthy?

    There is a trend of ageing business owners., many baby boomers who will soon be considering retirement. What options do they have? What is the best approach to succession planning? Should they Keep, transfer/gift, sell their business? Retaining passive ownership An owner can retain ownership, playing a passive role in management but turning day-to-day Read More

See! How to Attract a Buyer for Your Business?

Why would a potential buyer want to acquire your business? What would make them say yes? Have you ever thought about it? You probably have a long list of answers to those questions. At the end of the day wouldn’t it be just persuading them that your business worth what you expect from them and Read More

See, What Could a Great Goodwill Offer You?

The term “goodwill” is often thrown around in conversation as though it is a subjective description of how much your customers like your business. In fact, when it comes to valuing your business,  the definition of goodwill has no subjectivity attached to it. Goodwill is the difference between what someone is willing to pay for Read More

Would you want to be wealthier with more freedom? Proof Your Business…

Making your business less dependent on you has some benefits: you can scale your company more quickly if you’re not acting as a bottleneck; you get more time to enjoy life outside of your business, and a business less dependent on its owner is much more valuable to an acquirer. Pulling yourself out of the Read More

See What to Worry About When Selling Your Business.

The most intimidating aspects of selling your business are facing the barrage of questions during the various management presentations you’ll be doing for potential acquirers. The buyers will grill you on all facets of your operations.  Of course, every meeting will be different, here are some questions you can expect will be asked by potential investors Read More