Business Sale Process

Business Sale Process

The business sale process has a number of distinct stages and typically takes 6 to 10 months to complete.

The Business Sale Process

Finding the Right Buyer

Finding the Right Buyer

There are strategic and financial options. The right buyer is the one that benefits the most from the purchase.

Finding the Right Buyer

Terminology and Documentation

Terminology and Documentation

Before proceeding down the M&A path, here you can familiarize yourself with the terminology and typical documentation used in the process.

Terminology and Documentation

Working Capital Adjustments in an Acquisition

  Determination of working capital is always a point of negotiation in a Share Purchase Agreement.  This is different from an asset purchase where the cash held in the business would not be an issue.  However, it should be noted that you can still purchase a going concern business by way of an asset purchase.…