Sell-Side Advisory and Business Brokering Service

For the business owner, selling a business can be a stressful process and having a team of professionals guide you through every step is crucial for both the selling party and the buying party.

When we confidentially represent a business to potential buyers, we know that each buyer will value the selling business differently because of strategic synergies that might exist. The highest strategic value for any client will be derived from multiple companies competing for the strategic synergies - ones that make their brand and operations more valuable.

Typical Timeline for a Client Selling a Business

Acceptance of Engagement Letter

Preparation of Seller Synopsis and Confidential Information Memorandum (2-4 weeks)
This process will include several conference calls and/or on-site meetings with you to help us gain a better understanding of the company. Upon completion we ask that you review both documents to ensure accuracy and your satisfaction.

Assembly of Targeted Buyers (2-3 weeks)
Any potential buyers you have in mind will be included in our list.

Market to Target Buyers (4-6 weeks)
Send out Seller Synopsis and Non-Disclosure Agreement ("NDA").

Accept Signed NDA and Distribute CIM (4-6 weeks)
Prospective buyers will have 30 business days to review the book.

On-site Buyer Meetings (2-6 weeks)
Conference calls will also be necessary during this stage.

Accept Preliminary Indications of Interest (2-4 weeks)
This will be a written non-binding indication with a price range they are willing to pay.

Review Letters of Intent (1-2 weeks)
This is a formal written offer with a specific price and details of the transaction.

Select Buyer, Negotiate the Transaction, and Sign Final Letter of Intent (2-4 weeks)

Buyer Due Diligence (more in depth than on-site visit) (4-8 weeks)

Document and Close Transaction (2-4 weeks)

* Many of the estimated time frames will overlap. We expect the process start to finish to last 4-12 months.