Exit Stage Right

with Martha Sullivan


It may be time to consider private equity as an exit option

What do you think of when you hear someone talking about selling to or recapitalizing their business through a private equity group?

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What business owners want from advisers

Year-end is the time of year when people come together and want to get transactions done. Recently, as a CPA and value-growth advisor, I’ve been working with two different individuals looking to buy a business.

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Same company, different expectations for transition

One of the wonderful aspects of my job is getting to know different people and how they view the world. Two people can look at the same thing and see something very different.

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Plan before attracting a new employee with stock

An equity position could sweeten the pot for a new employee. It could also poison the brew if not carefully crafted.

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Waiting on Washington to make estate tax changes? You might die first

Washington is buzzing right now about proposed federal tax legislation. One of the key elements of bill being considered proposes changes to the estate tax.

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