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The Prep to Sell Program

Prepare your business to sell with key value drivers.

Are you a business owner thinking about how to prepare your business for sale?

Our Prep to Sell program will help you build the value of your business so you can receive the return you deserve.

The Prep to Sell program helps business owners preparing to sell a small business through proven consulting methods and 40+ years of experience. Prepare to sell is for Colorado business owners who want to sell a business in 1-3 years and to ensure they receive a great return on investment.

How do you prepare to sell?

Small business owners can answer the question, “How do I prepare to sell my business?” by addressing the financial performance of their company to enhance its fair market value and by addressing potential buyer concerns and deal killers.

Exit planning is just as important  in preparing your business for success as business planning. If you want to sell your company at top dollar, contact us to schedule a consultation with an expert business broker to begin planning for the sale.

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What to Expect When Your Business is Ready to Sell?

Prep to sell clients increased the valuation of their company by 30% and made it more attractive  to buyers in Colorado. Clients interested in preparing  a small business for sale can learn more about the Prep to Sell program and how it can maximize the financial performance of your business here.

Preparing to Sell Your Business

  1. Begin with a valuation of your company by an expert small business broker.
  2. Consult your wealth manager or tax planner to understand the return you require from a sale.
  3. Get your financials and processes in order and document them well. This will also add value to the transition later in the sale process.
  4. Know your numbers. You can’t build more value if you can’t track your progress.
  5. Consider your business as  a buyer. How can you improve it to make it more attractive?
  6. Identify opportunities to build the value of your company and make changes over the next 1- 3 years.
  7. Review all of your contracts and work with your attorney to make sure they are assignable.
  8. Remove yourself from daily operations so the company can operate without you.
  9. Build your advisory team starting with a reputable transactional advisor and attorney.

Why Should Small Business Owners Prepare to Sell?

Fair Market Value

A  Denver business is only worth what a buyer is willing to pay for it. What makes Prep to Sell different, is that the program is built on current market dynamics to make the sale of your business a success. Transworld Business Advisors’ uses business valuation data based on our 40+ years of experience brokering businesses and working with thousands of buyers in the acquisition process - we’re experts in the business for sale market and put it to work for you to sell your company.

Key Value Drivers

The preparing to sell your business program and its key value drivers are built on direct feedback from buyers telling us what they value in a business for sale, and what they devalue. And because of Transworld’s continued hands-on involvement with Colorado businesses, if buyers’ needs change so does the program.

What Buyers Want

If you’re looking for a coach using ivy league theories for how to prepare a business for sale, Prep to Sell is not a fit for you. If you’re interested in planning for a sale based on market-driven  data and actual buyers then click here to get started.


What Do Our Clients Have to Say?

"Our participation in the Prep to Sell program helped change the direction and focus of our business. Our consultant was knowledgeable, thorough, fun to work with, and provided us with great advice.

Prep to Sell’s analysis validated many of our business processes and confirmed we were doing a lot of things right. Their recommendations provided a clear roadmap of areas where we could improve, which would result in added value to the business. For example, they suggested defining greater segmentation on revenue categories to really understand where sales were coming from, and also offered numerous options and recommendations for pricing of products that we had not considered. These recommendations were implemented in a short time period with great success.

I would highly recommend the Prep to Sell Program to any business owner who wants to get their business ready for sale.”

Medical Device Client, 2018

If you are interested in learning more about how to prepare your company to sell, please contact one of our Colorado business brokers to schedule your consultation! Planning for a successful company exit now will prepare your company to provide for you when you sell your business down the road. Transworld is passionate about serving Colorado small business owners, let us put our passion to work for you in preparing for your future.

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