selling business assets

Why M&A Deals Depend on Confidentiality

October 1, 2018 By
A successful M&A deal depends on confidentiality. The primary goal of a good M&A Advisor or business brokerage is to structure a competitive bidding process with a well-designed deal, while protecting confidentiality for as long as is necessary. Confidentiality protects the seller’s interests. It also encourages creative bidding. So don’t let it fall by the wayside, or work with a banker who doesn’t have a clear plan in place for protecting confidentiality. The Non-Disclosure Agreement Your NDA is your first
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Maintaining Confidentiality Throughout the Sale Process

September 1, 2018 By
There are two key ingredients when it comes to selling a business: professionalism and confidentiality.  If either of these two ingredients are lacking, then you’ll most likely run into problems.  Sadly, many sellers see their deals fall apart due to a breach of confidentiality.  You certainly don’t want to be among their ranks. The simple fact is that a breach in confidentiality can negatively impact everyone from suppliers and vendors to creditors.  For example, vendors could change their terms and
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10 Ways to Prepare Your Business For Sale

August 22, 2018 By
Successfully selling your business is all in the preparation. And preparation is all about seemingly small details. The more time you can take in advance, the more likely you are to shepherd your company to a successful sale. These 10 strategies can increase your chances of a truly successful exit: Make sure you really want to sell. If it’s boredom, age, finances, or something else driving a sale, this will be apparent to the buyer. Talk to a business broker,
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