Selling a Business

You’ve spent years building your SME and are now thinking about selling your business. Whether you have already made up your mind or are still thinking about it, you would benefit from the neutral guidance of a third party who knows all about selling a business. After all, these steps are not to be taken lightly!

Selling a Business: Step-by-Step Guide

There are many reasons for considering the sale of a business: departure for a well-deserved retirement, new business opportunity, transfer to the next generation, family project in view or simply a return to the job market. Regardless of the reason, you want to make sure that the time is right to start the process of selling a business beforehand. If the business is in trouble, you’ll certainly want to know all the options available to you before making your decision.

The multidisciplinary team of the SADC Papineau-Collines can help you on several levels in the sale of a business:

  • Financial analysis to determine the best time to sell
  • Networking to identify potential buyers in the business succession
  • Coaching throughout the process of selling the business
  • Coaching in the transfer process between owners

SADC Expertise: a Real Added Value

How to evaluate the company’s intangible assets? What actions are likely to pique buyer interest in the company? The sale of an SME is a strategic and complex business transaction. The expertise of the SADC Papineau-Collines advisors can help you see things more clearly.

Selling a Small Business at Fair Value

Determining the fair value of a business in preparation for a sale is no small task. Parties often choose to be accompanied by experts in the field during this decisive stage. As the owner of a business for sale, you have several avenues to pursue, in order to get the best possible price:

  • Make improvements in preparation for the sale
  • Evaluate the market to determine the best time to sell
  • Optimize or redress the financial situation of the SME before the sale
  • Etc.

Where to start?

To support your growth, improve your competitiveness and implement innovative business strategies, our technical assistance is the key to the success of your business project. Our expert advisors offer you personalized support and concrete solutions that reflect the reality of small local businesses.

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