The Boardroom Report
Volume 12 | Issue 4 | 5 March 2014
Getting your business "sale ready"
A lack of preparation for sale in today’s heavily weighted buyer’s market can dramatically extend the time required to find a willing buyer for your business or even render the business unsaleable. We offer some tips on how to get your business “sale ready” and on what types of buyers to look for.
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