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Avoiding disastrous business sales with preparation and due diligence

17 Nov 2022

When you get down to it, selling a business is no different to selling any other commodity.  If you want to get the best price for something, or secure a top quality buyer, there are things you can do to influence this. 

Imagine you’re selling your car. So it attracts buyers you will valet it. To demonstrate to them that it's reliable, you will service and MOT it. You will do these things because you intrinsically know it will increase your chances of a successful sale. 

When you’re ready to sell your business, there are elements of preparation and due diligence which will attract more buyers of better quality to it. The business equivalents of a wash and an MOT.

In this presentation Paul Dodgshon of Business Partnership will take you through the key areas of preparation that every business owner can address before bringing their business to market. He will also uncover some preparatory due diligence items which will save your sale from disaster later on. With almost 18 years as a business broker, there are will be plenty of real life case studies to draw from.