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July 2018

WHO IS YOUR IDEAL BUYER?

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Many businessmen sell their company to the first person who gives them an offer. Big mistake. If you have spent many years building a business, looking after every detail, and creating value, don’t just sell to the first person willing to buy from you. Plan the sale and look for your ideal buyer. Of course, finding the ideal buyer requires a lot of effort- it involves using a strong search methodology and combing the market for all possibilities. But in the end it will be worthwhile because the difference in price will be substantial.

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What are the Difference Between Private Equity & Venture Capital

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Consider as to why business owners would ask International Business Intermediaries advice to find the right venture capital provider that might have an interest on acquiring part and/or all of their company. Nor is it uncommon for start-up businesses to ask International Business Intermediaries as advisors about possible investments from private equity providers.

If you’re a business owner and you’re looking to raise capital and/or sell your company… please do not be afraid to admit if you are not aware of exactly whom you should be talking to.

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TO CHANGE YOUR BUSINESS MODEL: WHAT IS YOUR STRATEGY…

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In the today’s rapidly changing world you must constantly seek to improve your business model and act bravely anytime you see the chance.

You´ll have challenges (some call them problems, we call them opportunities). Take it as a strategy game where you compete with everyone else. Think that life is like the game of Monopoly and that everything goes back inside the box once the game ends. You included. It doesn´t matter how large the company you have built is, what´s important is the road, the good you have done while travelling it, the people you have helped grow and how you have enjoyed it.

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NOW IS THE TIME TO SELL YOUR BUSINESS

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It may have taken you a lifetime or even generations to create substantial value for your business, but with the right planning and advice, it may take only a year or two to double that value. Succession issues, retirement, technology, globalism, scale, etc. are all viable reasons to be thinking about selling your business. But what is the best timing for this? The simple answer is NOW! The reasons for this are the time it takes to maximise value and the market environment that is at a peak for at least the immediately foreseeable future.

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IF YOU HAVE STOPPED WORKIN ON YOUR VISION, YOU SHOULD SELL YOUR COMPANY

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The vision is the expression of what we want to become, what we want to achieve. Your vision is your destination.

If you have small goals, you will get small results. If you have big goals, you will get big results. Since you have to create goals anyways, then why not big ones? Of course, in the long term, although it seems like the other way around, everything will become easier when you work the big goals in mind.

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COMPANY VALUATION

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A GOOD VALUATION HELPS YOU TO NEGOTIATE BETTER

At Calder Associates we understand that in the face of a corporate operation the valuation is a negotiating tool. Not only should we show value created in the past (as do the majority of our competitors) but also the ability to create future value in the business. Being the Market Value.

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