February 18, 2020  
 
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Selling an Interior Plants Design and Maintenance Business

In any market, there are sellers and then there are serious sellers. We'll give you the tools you need to be taken seriously when you decide to sell your interior plants design and maintenance business.

The interior plants design and maintenance business-for-sale marketplace is a nuanced environment, full of pitfalls for sellers who aren't prepared for its demands.
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Many interior plants design and maintenance business sellers fail to receive fair market value for their businesses. With the right strategy, your sale doesn't have to end that way.

Team-Based Negotiation Strategies

It's not unusual for interior plants design and maintenance 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. By enlisting the assistance of a negotiation team (senior leaders, experienced negotiators, etc.), you can improve the quality of your negotiation strategy and position yourself to receive top dollar for your interior plants design and maintenance business.

Are You the Right Person to Sell Your Business?

An unassisted business sale is a double-edged sword. Few people know your business as well as you do. However, your close connection to your company can also be a drawback. Nearly all sellers have an inflated sense of their company's value. So in many cases, the introduction of third-party opinions regarding value and negotiation parameters is a fundamental requirement for a successful interior plants design and maintenance business sale.

Setting the Stage

Effective interior plants design and maintenance business preparation focuses on communicating value to prospective buyers. In our experience, it pays to solicit the advice of a professional business broker as soon as possible. A good broker will guide you through the preparation stage and make sure you've covered all the bases. Specifically, brokers can advise you about the preparation of financial statements and other documents buyers expect to see in a premium interior plants design and maintenance business opportunity.

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