A COMPLIMENTARY HALF-DAY SEMINAR
SELLING YOUR BUSINESS FOR ITS MAXIMUM VALUE


FOR BUSINESS OWNERS IN THE PORTLAND AREA
NOVEMBER 12, 2019  
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Very informative. As I was watching the presenter, I realized all of the mistakes we had made while selling another business five years ago...
-- Former seminar attendee
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You will discover:
Five signs that your business is at the optimum point to sell
The elements of your business that will really drive value
What motivates buyers to pay premium prices

Eight common pitfalls to avoid when selling
Even if you’re not actively considering a company sale, advance preparation will help you make better-informed decisions about a very consequential financial event.
SEMINAR INFORMATION
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
10:00 am - 12:30 pm

The Duniway, a Hilton Hotel
545 SW Taylor Street
Portland, OR 97204

Complimentary, for qualifying entrepreneurs.
Questions? Call Beth Rieger at 888-413-2267
SEMINAR AGENDA

9:30 am - Breakfast & Registration

10:00 am - Introduction

Why do so many businesses fail to sell?
8 Essentials To Maximizing Value

Preparing to sell
The importance of early and thorough planning
How to preserve confidentiality
How to address potential issues in the business

Valuation
The fundamental flaws in traditional thinking
The importance of focusing on future potential
What motivates a buyer to pay a higher price

11:00 am - Break

11:15 am - Market Update

11:25 am - The 5 steps of a successful sale

Step 1 – Initial diligence
Understanding your own business from a buyer’s perspective
Critical issues most owners overlook

Step 2 - Identifying potential buyers
Why you may need to approach far more buyers than you think
How to identify and engage potential buyers

Step 3 - Interacting with buyers
How to generate high levels of interest
How to handle vital first meetings

Step 4 - Negotiating the deal
How to negotiate the best price and terms
How to avoid common pitfalls
How to capitalize on a choice of buyers
The importance of not discussing price too early

Step 5 - Concluding the deal
The ongoing value of a choice of buyers
Maintaining interest and creating urgency with your buyer
The importance of managing tax and legal variables

12:30 pm - Final Thoughts
98%
of past attendees would recommend the seminar to other business owners

ABOUT BCMS 
BCMS is a family-owned boutique investment bank that specializes in advising owners of middle-market companies on sale transactions. Founded in the United Kingdom in 1989, the Firm has 260+ professionals operating from offices worldwide, including the United States, United Kingdom, Switzerland, the Netherlands, and Israel. BCMS has successfully completed more than 600 transactions globally in the past ten years, making us one of the world’s leading sell-side advisors to private companies.

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