It’s inevitable—you won’t run your business forever. By establishing and implementing a business exit strategy long before you’re ready to retire, it may be possible to maximize your business’s potential value when you’re ready to sell or transfer it to an employee or family member. A successful exit plan can make your business more appealing to potential buyers or, if followed, help perpetuate the success of the business for an insider who succeeds you. Additionally, exit planning may be able to help you continue to live the lifestyle you’re used to in retirement.
The Role of an Exit Planning Advisor
Your Exit Planning Advisor helps establish your goals, offers exit plan recommendations, oversees how your plan is built, and heads your Exit Planning Advisor Team—a group of trusted, professional advisors necessary to create a holistic plan.
The Seven Steps of Exit Planning
Business Owner Roadmap
The Business Owner Roadmap is a written document that lists specific recommendations to be taken to exit your business in the most efficient and risk-free manner possible. It’s the result of the discovery from the seven steps of exit planning. The Business Owner Roadmap is unique to you, your needs, and your goals.
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