Knowledge Base

The most comprehensive, easy-to-understand source of information for selling a small to mid-sized business.

8 - Due Diligence

Once you accept a letter of intent, the buyer will begin the process of investigating the operational, legal, and financial aspects of your business, known as due diligence. Half of deals die at this stage – here’s how to navigate these 30 to 90 crucial days before closing.

Net Working Capital (NWC) for M&A – A Complete Guide

If your business requires a significant amount of working capital to operate, then you must understand net working capital before you sell. NWC may constitute a significant percent of the purchase price, and any mistakes you make in the calculation or when negotiating terms will have a material impact on your net proceeds.

M&A Due Diligence | Checklist & Overview

After you accept an offer or letter of intent (LOI) on your business, the buyer will begin due diligence. Due diligence is the process of gathering and analyzing information to help the parties determine whether or not to proceed with a business transaction.

M&A Due Diligence Preparation

When a seller doesn’t prepare for due diligence, it can turn into an expensive and time-consuming undertaking. However, there are many advantages to preparing for due diligence, and we believe this is a crucial step in selling your business quickly and for peak value.