November 15, 2019  
 
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Selling an Air Pollution Controls and Systems Business

A lot can go wrong during the sale of an air pollution controls and systems business even if the seller has previous business sales experience. More than ever before, it's important for sellers to know the tactics and techniques that are being used to maximize sales price and achieve desired sale outcomes.

Most entrepreneurs have the skills and stamina to endure and prosper during the sale ofan air pollution controls and systems business.
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Although we understand why sellers are hesitant, we're also seeing enough business sales to know that if you want to sell an air pollution controls and systems business, you can - even in today's economy. We'll tell you what you need to know to achieve a successful sale outcome

Negotiation Teams

It's not unusual for air pollution controls and systems business sellers to feel overwhelmed when they negotiate the sale of their business. Negotiation is a chess game, best played with the resources and backend support of a negotiation team. A negotiation team comprised of trusted advisors and senior business leaders is essential in helping you devise a winning negotiation strategy. More importantly, a negotiation team can serve as a sounding board -- an objective presence that prohibits your personal emotions from clouding your judgment or sabotaging your efforts to negotiate a successful deal.

Selling Time

Hoping for a quick air pollution controls and systems business sale? You may be disappointed. Although asking price and other factors contribute to sale time, it's difficult to predict how long your business will be on the market before you locate the right buyer. Before you can list your air pollution controls and systems business, you'll need to invest as much as a year in preparing it for prospective buyers. In a good market, an attractive air pollution controls and systems business can sell in as little as a few months, although it can take more than a year to find the right buyer after the business is listed.

After the Sale

Due diligence has ended and you're ready to close on the sale of your air pollution controls and systems business. All that stands between you and the sale proceeds is a few signatures, right? Not so fast. There are several details that still need to be addressed. What will the ownership transition look like? Are you prepared to deal with the tax consequences of receiving a significant sum of money in exchange for your business? How will you prepare your employees for your inevitable exit from the business? If there are pending details that still need to ironed out, address them ASAP to ensure a smooth closing and transition.

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