The Exit – Preparing your business for sale
It is easy for investors to have an exit strategy in place from the start of a deal. For entrepreneurs, who have built their business from the ground up, selling may be a much bigger emotional process. Sales can be made for a number reasons, in different environments and contexts. The process of preparing your business for sale will vary depending on who or what is being left behind. Naturally there should be time spent getting the best deal possible and making sure the business is sold to the right buyer. Where possible decisions taken while developing a business should be made with eventual exit in mind. In this feature business leaders who have been through the process share their experience and advice.