Are Your Thinking of Selling Your Business? If you are, the most important first decision you will make is keeping it CONFIDENTIAL.. It may sound counterintuitive, and you may want to share with the world... but these are the reasons why Confidentiality is KEY!
There are four essential reasons why confidentiality is necessary these include:
Maintaining the value of the business: If news of the sale becomes public, it could create a negative perception among customers, suppliers, and employees, which could harm the value of the business.
Protecting sensitive information: The sale of a business requires disclosing sensitive financial and operational data to potential buyers. If this information gets into the wrong hands, it could harm the company.
Preventing employee anxiety: If employees learn about the sale of a business, they may worry about their job security and start looking for other opportunities. This could disrupt the operations of the company and harm its value.
Minimizing supplier and customer concerns: If suppliers or customers learn about the sale, they may worry about the continuity of their relationship with the business. This could lead to a loss of business or supply chain disruptions.
At Transworld Business Advisors/Deerfield, maintaining strict confidentiality is our mantra and helps guarentee that we find you the right buyer at the right price.