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Selling a Swimming Pool Covers Wholesale and Manufacturers Business

Business sellers have diverse personal and professional goals for the sale of their companies. But no matter what you expect from the sale of your swimming pool covers wholesale and manufacturers business, it's in your best interest to maximize the sales price through the application of proven sales techniques.

Waiting for better economic times to sell your company? That's a common anthem in the small business community.

Yet what many sellers don't appreciate is that a down economy can present the perfect opportunity to sell a swimming pool covers wholesale and manufacturers business.

Selling to a Family Member

There is no easy way to sell a swimming pool covers wholesale and manufacturers business, not even to a family member. Often, a sale to a family member creates fractures within the family. Whether you offer the family member special concessions or not, either the buyer or other family members may take offense. If possible, discuss a long-term, generational transition with the entire family and seek the advice of a professional consultant.

Average Timeframes

From the day they decide to sell their company, the question that plagues many owners is how long it will take to sell their swimming pool covers wholesale and manufacturers business. 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 swimming pool covers wholesale and manufacturers business, you'll need to invest as much as a year in preparing it for prospective buyers. Even though it's conceivable that an attractive opportunity could sell in weeks, an immediate flood of offers could indicate that the business is underpriced.

Brokerage Benefits

Brokers give swimming pool covers wholesale and manufacturers business sellers distinct advantages in the marketplace. Right out of the gate, brokers know how to help their clients properly prepare their businesses for a sale. More importantly, brokers have the ability to identify serious buyers and maintain confidentiality throughout the sale process. Typical brokerage rates (a.k.a. success fees) run 10% of the final price - an expense that is usually recouped through a higher sales price and less time on the market.

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