Corporate Finance in Atlantic Canada

Commentary on corporate finance issues for small- & mid-market private companies in Atlantic Canada

Do you know your Sellability Score?

leave a comment »

Our firm recently launched sponsorship of a free online planning tool called The Sellability Score.

The Sellability Score software uses an advanced algorithm that weighs dozens of different variables to determine how easy it would be to sell your small or mid-market private business.  Developed by John Warrillow, author of “Built to Sell: Creating a Business That Can Thrive Without You”, this software will tell you how your business would stack up if you tried to sell it today.

Consider taking the 15 minute “Sellability Score” quiz and find out:

  • The Sellability Score of your business, including where it ranks on the scale of being easy or hard to sell.
  • Your best options for selling your business depending on your score.
  • The most important (and often overlooked) questions you should ask yourself to determine if your business is ready to sell.

In particular, we see this tool as a way for entrepreneurs to enhance or improve the value of their businesses long in advance of when they might want to sell.  For example, if the software identifies that reliance on the owner/manager is one obstacle to selling the business and maximizing the price, we can then show the entrepreneur how to remove (or mitigate) the risk of that happening (hence, enhancing the value of the business today).

Consider checking it out.

Written by Dan Jennings

January 2, 2013 at 5:21 pm

Posted in CF Musings

Tagged with ,

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: