Advice



Michael O’Donnell
Licensed Business Broker
M&A Intermediary

Welcome! There are 15 steps to successfully sell a business. They are outlined below. We help you complete each step and make more money on the sale of your business. In fact, we are so confidant our resources and advice will get you more, we trademarked it!

Get More For Your Business®

You can purchase our comprehensive step-by-step guide, or you can purchase a mini-course on just the steps you need help with. We also offer a variety of self assessments that will help boost the valuation of your business before putting it up for sale. A little exit preparation and planning can double the amount of money you walk away with.

We are with you every step of the way! If you would rather retain a broker instead of sell yourself, we can connect you to reputable brokers who specialize in your industry, size and geography if we are not suited to represent you ourselves. Need details? Let’s have a quick chat!

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15 Steps to a Successful Sale

Do these yourself or outsource to us the tasks you don’t have the time to do yourself. Click on a step to learn more.

  1. Seller Preparation
  2. Business Valuation
  3. Blind Teaser
  4. Selling Memorandum
  5. Disclosure Documents
  6. Business Listing Services (BLS)
  7. Buyer Prospecting
  8. Buyer Qualification
  9. Buyer Brokers and Intermediaries
  10. Seller Qualification and Initial Inspection
  11. Entertaining and Countering Offers
  12. Due Diligence
  13. Purchase and Sale Agreement
  14. Transaction and Closing Management
  15. Transition Management