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Exit Planning

Diligent exit planning ensures the transition is smooth and the impact on your business is minimal. Having an exit strategy in place can also minimize stress if a sudden illness or family issues arise and take time away from your focus on the business. A process to continually evaluate your leaders and the company’s value will prepare you if an opportunity arises as you anticipate your next phase in life.

  • 3 external factors that influence business value Webinar On-Demand

    For more on maximizing business value, watch Michael Querard’s webinar on-demand. If you’d like to learn more about which potential buyers are likely to pay a premium for your company and which ones will threaten your legacy, we invite you to register for two upcoming Vistage Deal Network webinars. Protecting Your Legacy: Buyers to Avoid

  • 2 critical concepts for calculating business value Article

    There are only two types of business owners – those who plan to exit and those who have to exit. Both need exit planning that maximizes business value. Often, institutional buyers will empower their deal-maker to spend up to a certain price buying a business. At that point the deal-maker is spending OPM (other people’s

  • [Podcast] The Importance of Value in a Successful Exit Strategy Podcast Podcast

    Patrick A. Ungashick leads several companies that provide financial consulting and advisory services and products. His companies help business owners build companies that they can happily exit from, advise investment committees of mid-sized retirement plans how to create successful participant outcomes, and help consumer investors reduce risk and achieve personal financial goals. Highlights:   Why too

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