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10 steps to prepare your business for a sale

Preparing for a sale

You have made the decision to sell your business to a third party. To maximize the value of your business, you’ll need to prepare well in advance. This webinar outlines 10 steps any business owner needs to think through and take action on to prepare for a sale and maximize value.

What you'll learn

  • Identify the questions you need to have answers for to streamline the process and eliminate uncertainty
  • Evaluate the factors that can make a business more or less valuable to a buyer

Who should watch

  • Business owners
  • Senior leadership
  • Potential business buyers and sellers

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John Trowbridge
Senior Vice President,
Business Development

With more than 30 years’ experience in public accounting and an intensive tax background in tax planning and return preparation, John manages client relationships and focuses on our firm prospective clients, assists industry teams in developing new prospects and meets with clients. John’s expertise includes federal and international tax strategies, growth incentives, wealth transfer and estate planning. He has worked closely with manufacturers and mid-size companies and their owners/leadership providing a variety of profit-building tax strategies.

John earned a bachelor of business administration from Wichita State University and is involved in numerous professional organizations including: Kansas Society of Certified Public Accountant (KSCPA), American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Wichita State Auditing and Accounting Conference planning committee, Kansas Family Business Forum, Wichita Manufacturers Association Executive Board, Risk Management Association Board of Directors and the Kansas Global Trade Service steering committee for the Brookings Institute Global Cities Initiative.