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Thinking of Selling Your Business? Consider an Internal Sale

Posted by Jane Johnson on Wed, Dec, 07, 2016 @ 10:41 AM

Most business owners think that they simply will sell their business to a third party when they are ready to retire. But consider this: less than one in four of the businesses that go on the market for sale actually sell. And while it is true that a third-party sale of a business typically results in a higher gross sale price for a business than an internal transfer, an external sale may not always be the best option. It seems to reason that you should seek the highest sale price, but there are a number of other things that you need to consider.

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Topics: family business planning, ESOP, internal sale of your business

How to Sell Your Business to an Insider: You Have Options Client Case Study, Free Webinar on March 24th

Posted by Jane Johnson on Wed, Mar, 16, 2016 @ 12:00 PM

Business Transition Academy is pleased to present our latest webinar, How to Sell Your Business to an Insider: You Have Options Client Case Study, on Thursday, March 24th – 2:00-3:00pm EST.

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Topics: free webinar, sell your business, internal sale of your business, selling to an insider

14 Key Elements of Successful Internal Business Ownership Transfers

Posted by Jane Johnson on Tue, Jan, 19, 2016 @ 04:00 PM

Selling or transferring your business internally rather than externally generally offers a distinct advantage: you already have an identified buyer or successor with a working knowledge of the business and an interest in acquiring it.

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Topics: Selling Your Business Internally, Internal Transfers, succession planning, internal sale of your business, choosing a successor, selling to your employees, Grooming a successor, passing business to my family'