What a Company Owner Can Learn From An Investment Banker

Most business owners will tell you they have no need for an investment banker or consultant to help them sell their Company. Most are unknowingly wrong.

The truth is, having relationships with investment bankers / consultants, regardless of whether a company is undergoing a transaction or not, grants a business owner access to the information they need to do their job, which is to grow and maximize the value of their business. Here are several things a business owner can learn about his business by developing relationships with and engaging in conversations with investment bankers / consultants.Continue…

Had I Known while Selling My Company – The Investment Banker

Honestly, when it comes to my investment banker while selling my company, I got it right. I just wasn’t aware of how right I was until we were really deep into the deal. I’m very thankful now that I listened to a friend. There were a few things that came up in the deal that baffled me, really were over my head, and had we not signed with the one we did, I’m not certain the deal would have ever gotten closed and if it had closed, we may not have gotten top dollar.Continue…