How to Prepare Your Business For Sale

Most business owners mistakenly wait until they want to sell before beginning the pre-sale process of preparing the business.

This lack of preparation can result in tens of thousands or even millions of dollars lost in unrealised equity.

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"Failing to prepare is preparing to fail"

The best way to realise the optimal equity in your business is to ensure all aspects are in order in advance of the sale date. This entails;

  • Making sure stock contracts and supply agreements are current and can be assigned,
  • Debtors and creditors are current,
  • Number of employees are appropriate,
  • Secure or beneficial lease is in place
  • Plant and equipment is appropriate and in working order
  • and much more

It is important to remember that you can only realise what you can verify.

Our professional brokers can provide you with a detailed understanding of what is required to prepare your business for sale. 

We recognise that confidentiality is vital, NZ Business Brokers will sign a Non Disclosure Agreement. Once completed we would request your business’ financials and ask targeted questions about your business’ history and future prospects to enable us to advise you on what your business is valued at today. At the completion of this process we in consultation with you – develop a plan to prepare your business for sale in the future to achieve the sale price you desire.

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