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70-80% of businesses never sell.

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We maximize the value of your company and ensure you’re financially
and emotionally prepared for the second half of life.

Our dedicated team of experts is capable of providing you the advice
you need to make a successful exit.

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what their business is worth.

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SERVICES OFFERED

1

Informal Business Valuation

We determine your company’s valuation on a quarterly basis while also creating a scorecard so you know where you stand and how we’re progressing based your key performance indicators. Get Started Now

2

Value Driver Planning

We help you close the gap between your business and your personal finances. Includes the creation of a personal financial plan, gap analysis, and business assessment.

3

Value Acceleration

What makes your business the most profit? We meet with you monthly to help you capitalize on your strengths and identify inefficiencies.

4

Exit plan

We create a formal roadmap. Includes informal business valuation scorecard, attractiveness and readiness score, value driver planning and three legs of the stool – personal, financial and business. Your strategy for a successful exit.

5

CONATIVE TESTING

Test your most expensive asset – new hires, management and key persons. Helps you capitalize on your employee’s strengths and natural aptitudes, defines role and responsibilities, reduces internal friction, and is a tool to design meaningful compensation plans.

6

COMPENSATION PLANNING

We help you reward your most valuable employees in a meaningful way to accelerate productivity leading to increased enterprise value and goal alignment.

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Exit Advisors identified with laser-like focus our company’s areas of strength and weakness and drilled down into those areas where we could improve. In the process they helped me grow my bottom line and build value in our company – my family’s largest asset. Thanks to the valued advice of this team and the systems they put in place, my family and I are now prepared personally and financially to transition the business when the right time comes. In addition to being experts in building and maximizing business value, Exit Advisors stands out in their emphasis on the often neglected area of personal planning, specifically focusing on our lives after business.

MIKE BRADBERRY, EXIT ADVISOR CLIENT

ADVICE CORNER

Owner Deferred Compensation

In an ideal world, every seller of a privately-held company would leave the closing table with enough cash to enjoy the “golden years.” But we live in the real world and unless your company is worth well in excess of $10 million and you find a buyer who is willing and able to pay all cash, you may receive part of the consideration for your company in a form other than cash. If you transfer your company to an insider (co-owner,

Working on Value Drivers

In a strong Merger & Acquisition (M&A) market, buyers compare the relative strength of your company’s value drivers to those of your competitors. In today’s M&A market, however, buyers want companies that possess all of the characteristics of a well-run business. Additionally, tighter credit forces buyers to use more of their own capital to buy businesses so they look for acquisitions that carry minimal business risk. Companies with strong value drivers in place carry less risk.

Self-Made Problems That Can Harm Your Planning

Planning for your business’ future success is a long-term effort in problem solving. Usually, the problems you’ll try to solve result from the natural evolution of the business. For example, as your business has grown, you may have hired more employees or managers to keep pace. Problems like these are good problems to have.

But as many owners create road maps for future success, they can create problems for themselves. Self-made problems are much more difficult for owners to solve,

Select the Right Exit Path – Sale to Third Party

The market has indicated that 20 percent of businesses are for sale to a third party, but only one out of four actually sells. For businesses above $10 million per year; however, the odds improve to 50 percent.  In a retirement situation, a sale to a third party too often becomes a bargain sale – most often the only alternative to liquidation. This option becomes necessary in many situations because owners fail to create a market for their stock through sale to family members,

Ready to make the next move?

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Whether you plan to grow or go, let us help you poise your business
for success. Schedule a complimentary meeting to learn more about
how Exit Advisors can maximize the value of your business.