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The Top 3 Reasons You Want a Broad Buyer List When Selling Your Company

Posted by Laura Kevghas on July 10, 2014 at 9:54am 0 Comments

Recently, a topic has been on several different blogs discussing whether, when your business is being sold, you should go to a small number of buyers, or a broad buyer list.  Based on the title of this blog, you can probably figure out my point of view.

Often when I’m talking to a business owner who is considering selling their business, they tell me, “I know my 5 closest competitors, and they’re the ones most likely to buy my business.”  Here are the top 3 reasons why I think it’s…

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It Takes a Team To Do It Right

Posted by Paul Phelan on March 26, 2014 at 12:12pm 0 Comments

 

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Maximize the Collaborative Potential of a Team - XPX Boston March 11, 2014 Breakfast Speaker

Posted by XPX Global on March 25, 2014 at 1:38pm 0 Comments

Ted Case, CEO Expanding Dynamics

You maximize the collaborative potential of a team by maintaining an environment that supports creative energy. And you do that by optimizing the natural relationship between energy and ideas.

Consider, for example, professional sports teams such as those in the National Football League. Players at that level all have amazing skill and experience levels and they are all naturally talented athletes. If they weren’t, they wouldn’t…

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Cleaning Up Your Back-office for Sale - Steve Gifford, MBA, SPHR

Posted by XPX Global on January 29, 2014 at 10:27am 0 Comments

Cleaning Up Your Back-office for Sale



Steve Gifford, MBA, SPHR

Every business should be bigger than just one person. Unfortunately, too many business owners “do it all” in their small business. This doesn’t work when it’s time to exit, and makes it harder to sell at a fair price.

Business owners know how to put on a dog-and-pony show. You’ve done it for bankers, investors, and…

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Best Practices for Protecting the Privacy of Your Family Foundation

Started by Jeffrey W. Potter in KX-Resources Jul 11. 0 Replies

Family foundations are required to publicly disclose sensitive information – but you can take steps to protect your privacy.Continue

Tags: Privacy, Foundations

Your Spouse: Family CEO-in-Waiting

Started by Jeffrey W. Potter in KX-Resources May 29. 0 Replies

Do you have a sound plan for managing your family’s financial situation if the spouse who is not in charge of those issues must suddenly assume that role?Continue

Tags: Succession, Planning, Financial, Management, Wealth

Survey Says…

Started by Nettie Nitzberg in KX-Resources Feb 5. 0 Replies

“One in Five Workers Plan to Change Jobs in 2014 …” …Continue

Tags: recognition, retention, talent, development, onboarding

Planning for a Liquidity Event: Choosing the Correct Exit Strategy

Started by Morse, Barnes-Brown & Pendleton in KX-Resources Dec 17, 2013. 0 Replies

Choosing the best exit strategy for a company is a daunting task. The goal for business owners is to maximize the value of the enterprise for themselves, their employees and their stockholders. Some…Continue

Tags: alternatives, stage, process, private, equity

 

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The Top 3 Reasons You Want a Broad Buyer List When Selling Your Company

Recently, a topic has been on several different blogs discussing whether, when your business is being sold, you should go to a small number of buyers, or a broad buyer list.  Based on the title of this blog, you can probably figure out my point of view.Often when I’m talking to a business owner who is considering selling their business, they tell me, “I know my 5 closest competitors, and they’re the ones most likely to buy my business.”  Here are the top 3 reasons why I think it’s important to…See More
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