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I Don’t Need to Plan. When the Business Is Ready, a Buyer Will Find Me.

I Don’t Need to Plan. When the Business Is Ready, a Buyer Will Find Me.

One of the hard lessons of the Recession of 2008–2011 and in 2020 is that the timing of an exit depends on a vibrant economy with active buyers, a company with strong cash flow, and an owner ready to sell.

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Do You Have a Plan?

Do You Have a Plan?

Almost all businesses have one thing in common- they will all generate maximum value for their owners when their owners sell the business

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WARD & SANKALAS JOIN ETHICAL ADVISOR CAPEQ

WARD & SANKALAS JOIN ETHICAL ADVISOR CAPEQ

Boutique M&A firm CapEQ has continued its rapid expansion in 2020 by appointing two new Directors to the team.

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Key Questions to Determine Scope of a sale Process

Key Questions to Determine Scope of a sale Process

We offer you some of the key questions that can be used to begin to ascertain how broad or how narrow your sale process should be:

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I Will Be Required to Work for a New Owner for Years.

I Will Be Required to Work for a New Owner for Years.

If one of an owner’s exit objectives is to leave the business as soon as possible, he or she needs to direct the exit planning advisor to make that a prerequisite of any sale

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The Business Isn’t Worth Enough to Meet My Financial Needs

The Business Isn’t Worth Enough to Meet My Financial Needs

This is a common and relatively reasonable assumption: why spend time, effort and money to plan to leave your business when you cannot do so today? Why not wait until it is at least theoretically possible to leave before beginning the exit planning process? Consider the following example:

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When do I sell my company?

When do I sell my company?

Like every owner, you will one day exit your business

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Preparation of finding the right buyer

Preparation of finding the right buyer

With a multitude of options in between, it’s our experience that there is a "sweet spot" on this spectrum for your unique deal

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The Add-Back is Only as Good as Its Justification

The Add-Back is Only as Good as Its Justification

For buyers and lenders to accept these "add-backs" into their valuation and underwriting methodology, add-backs must be reasonable, well-documented, and defensible

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Doug Edmunds joins CapEQ

Doug Edmunds joins CapEQ

Recently formed M&A advisor Cap Equity Advisors has signalled its intent to further shake up the industry by appointing Doug Edmunds as a Partner

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