Selling your business is one of the most important events in your life. But where do you start and what is involved? Are you going to do it yourself and are you saving costs with this or are you engaging a specialist to take care of the entire process? Below you will find all important information that is needed when selling your company.
There is a lot you can do yourself when selling your business (possibly with the help of your accountant). For example, you can search for potential candidates yourself. This saves costs and ensures that you are in control. You as an entrepreneur know your company best and can determine which buyer might be suitable and which is not.Sell your company through our platform
You can also choose to hand over the entire takeover process. A takeover advisor can provide guidance from A to Z. Even if you have started selling yourself, it is advisable to contact a company takeover specialist at some point in the process. You decide which moment that is. For example, a takeover advisor can carry out a valuation or assist you in the negotiations with potential buyers.Find your appropriate specialist
Different types of buyers can be distinguished. These types can be divided into internal parties and external parties. Internal parties include buyers who come from their own network, such as:
If your company is a one-man business or firm, the sale is an asset-liability transaction. With a (private) limited company you can choose from two options:
One of the most important questions when selling your company is: What is the value of my company? The company value provides a good starting position for the asking price that you can handle and indicates the final purchase price that you receive after sale.
A company valuation is usually carried out when the sale of the company is involved. The outcome of the company valuation is an important link in the future personal financial picture. In many cases, the proceeds from the sale are the entrepreneur's pension. By having a valuation of your company on time, you know whether any sales will produce the desired result. When this is not the case, a valuation report provides insights into the main factors that influence the value of your company. Based on the valuation report, you can still start optimizing these factors, which increases the business value.Free tool to calculate the calue of your company
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