The most comprehensive, easy-to-use guide to selling a business available! Out there somewhere is a buyer looking to buy a business like yours -- so if you're ready to sell, make sure that you protect your interests and maximize your profit with The Complete Guide to Selling a Business. It covers: getting your business ready to sell pricing your business and valuing your assets finding the right buyer analyzing the tax issues negotiating a payment plan and other terms of sale planning your future relationship with the business limiting your liability working with lawyers, accountants and brokers closing the deal and transferring the business to its new owner The Complete Guide to Selling a Business helps you create more than two dozen crucial documents for both asset and entity sales, including: the sales agreement confidentiality letter promissory notes and security agreements noncompete and consulting agreements closing checklists This edition edition is completely updated with the latest tax considerations, and now provides more advice on marketing the sale of your business. There are literally dozens of competing titles on the market, but none can match The Complete Guide to Selling a Business for sheer depth, accuracy and ease of use.
A comprehensive guide covering the top three critical issues every business owner faces, this book ensures that all parties understand each other's needs, thus clarifying a complex process and opening the door to successful negotiations. The volume includes an extensive stand-alone glossary of relevant terms and concepts, as well as comprehensive lists of business opportunity sources, contact lists, and reference materials. The disk contains all the forms from the book.
For 21st-century entrepreneurs, this book provides the practical guidance they need to overcome the often intimidating challenges of starting, organizing, and running a new business effectively and efficiently. • 400 unique evaluative descriptions of print and electronic resources for initial start-up, creating a business plan, management, marketing, personnel and HR, and competitive analysis • Screenshots of important and useful web pages • A glossary of relevant terms and acronyms • An index provides access by author, title, subject, and webpage
Produced by BizBuySell, the Internet's largest marketplace for businesses for sale, and written in conjunction with Small Business Strategist, Barbara Findlay Schenck, author of best-selling business books including Selling Your Business For Dummies, this guide provides a comprehensive overview of the small business sales process including actionable advice and step-by-step instructions to help maximize selling success.
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THE BEST TIME TO SELL YOUR COMPANY IS BEFORE YOU NEED TO In the next ten to twenty years, most business owners will either hand their companies over to their children, shut their businesses down, or sell them. Smart business owners will plan for this years before they retire. Those who do not may find themselves settling for far too little, and this lack of planning may leave them unable to survive financially after their business is gone. In HARVEST, deal experts Christopher J. Younger and David C. Tolson have created the ultimate step-by-step guide that will help you understand how to attain the maximum value for your business and create the perfect exit strategy. In this book, you will learn how to: -Evaluate your financial needs -Plan your exit objectives -Value your business -Hire the right advisory team -Understand financial statements and legal agreements -Find a pool of potential buyers -Enhance the value of your business through proper positioning, timing, and operational improvement -Negotiate the transaction -Close the deal The authors' goal with this book is to convince you that the time you spend today thinking about the ultimate sale or transition of your business will yield some of the greatest rewards you will ever experience related to your business, both financially and personally.