Selling a business - Articles and tools | BDC.ca
BDC Connex  client access

Sell your business

Discover the steps to selling your business

Click on icons to open corresponding content below

Entrepreneurs often wait until the last minute to make hard decisions about selling a business. A clear plan takes time to develop, but assures that you get full value for your company. Find out how to sell a business and lay the groundwork for a successful transition.

What challenges are you facing?

Explore the headings below and learn how to prepare for the sale of your business.

Am I ready to sell my business?

As an entrepreneur it’s not easy to think about selling your company. But knowing when the time is right and planning ahead of time will improve your chances of getting the best sales price and conditions.

Determining the value of my business

Whether you're passing the company onto a family member or selling it to outside interests, keep in mind that you will need a business valuation that establishes a realistic and fair dollar figure for your business.

Finding a buyer

Buyers are likely to look at your profitability, growth potential and operational efficiency, and whether you have a strong vision and viable business strategy.

Ensuring a successful transition

To ensure a successful transition, it is important to define, develop and implement a plan that guarantees the ongoing growth and success of your business.

BDC solutions

Entrepreneur's toolkit

Interested in learning more?

Subscribe to receive, via email, tips, articles and tools for entrepreneurs and more information about our solutions and events.

You can withdraw your consent at any time.

Share

 
v16.4.0.1384