The Woodlands

Preparing to Sell your Business?

March 2, 2023

Building your business and getting it to a point where it has considerable marketability is a major accomplishment. The decision to sell your business can be bittersweet.

Because of the work you have put in, you will want to find a buyer that honors the valuation and sees the potential. Here are some considerations to think about as you prepare to sell your Texas-based business.

Business as usual

Selling your business is a big deal and can be incredibly time consuming. You may find yourself preoccupied with the process of preparing documents, responding to inquiries, and negotiating deals. According to Women’s Business Daily, you may improve your chances of achieving a satisfactory outcome if you continue to operate your business as usual even during the sales process.

Investors and other professionals interested in purchasing your business will often look for evidence of current growth and productivity. Slowing or suspending operations to handle the sale could skew your numbers, challenge your credibility, and impact the morale of your employees. Hiring an attorney to assist you with the sale of your company may reduce some of your responsibilities in that regard so you can continue to focus on running your business.

Financial records and data

Presenting your business to buyers will require you to show financial records and operational data. Buyers will want to know about your organization’s revenue, profits, and financial schedules. Having these records prepared and organized can reinforce your credibility, as well as show your seriousness about selling. Equally as important is your preparation to answer questions regarding your business finances.

When you spend adequate time preparing for the sale of your company, you can more effectively handle the increase in responsibility. Working with a reliable team can provide you with the needed support so you can identify and accept the most rewarding offer.

The business attorneys at Quadros Migl & Crosby are ready to guide you through this exciting and challenging process. Call today or contact us to speak with an experienced attorney.