exit strategy


Jan

03

2017
The Cerius Guide to a Successful Exit Strategy: What You Cannot Afford NOT to Know – Part 3

The Cerius Guide to a Successful Exit Strategy: What You Cannot Afford NOT to Know – Part 3

The Cerius Guide to a Successful Exit Strategy: What You Cannot Afford NOT to Know – Part 3 This is Part 3 of a three part series. Click here for Part 1 and Part 2. You have worked hard to build a company. But now what? The “next steps” for your company can vary greatly — possibly an initial public offering, approaching private equity groups...

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Aug

05

2015
Successful Exit Strategy Guide: Part 2

Successful Exit Strategy Guide: Part 2

The Cerius Successful Exit Strategy Guide: What You Cannot Afford NOT to Know – Part 2 This is Part 2 of a three part series.  Click here for Part 1. What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You There are several risky “sandtraps” to play through when planning an exit strategy. Here we are going to consider six areas of business risk that can imperil a financially...

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Jul

28

2015
The Cerius Guide to a Successful Exit Strategy: What You Cannot Afford NOT to Know

The Cerius Guide to a Successful Exit Strategy: What You Cannot Afford NOT to Know

The Cerius Guide to a Successful Exit Strategy: What You Cannot Afford NOT to Know – Part 1 Planning Your Business Exit Strategy You have worked hard to build a company. But now what? The “next steps” for your company can vary greatly — possibly an initial public offering, approaching private equity groups for a cash infusion, or perhaps selling the company, maybe to a...

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Jul

11

2014

Two Ways to Ensure a Profitable Business Exit

Contributed by Cliff Sink. When small business owners go to sell their company they often receive a rude shock when the valuation that is offered to them is greatly below what they were expecting. This happens because buyers have become much savvier over the past few years in understanding for what they are really paying. Revenue and profits are great, but they only tell part...

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Jul

15

2013

Succession Planning is More than Insurance

When I ask CEO/Owners if they have a Succession Plan, they begin to tell me about their Key Owner Insurance Policy. In other words, what will happen to their company when they pass away? Most of them have given it a great deal of thought and have made sure that they have ample insurance to cover their estate taxes and provide for their family, but...

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Nov

26

2012

Root causes of business failure – how to spot them before it’s too late

[ezcol_2third] As business owners, it is sometimes difficult to recognize when our business is struggling compared to when it is failing. One of our top executives has an incredible presentation from an operational and financial perspective of how to recognize when your business is failing, why and what courses of action are available to you. Below is an overview: [/ezcol_2third] [ezcol_1third_end] Read More ArticlesLike This...

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Jun

19

2012

The Role of Internal Communications prior to M&A Event

In our recent article on M&As,“The Impact of Management on M&A Success: Is the Right Team inPlace to Maximize Your Company’s Pre-Sale Value?” we mention the “human factor” and the role of communications. In fact, the importance of a good communications plan and its impact on organizational culture during the M&A process deserves its own space. Why is culture so important? Because it defines how...

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