Sale of Businesses

Milestone Capital Advisors specialises in advising business owners on how to sell businesses including establishing what a business is worth, what is the best approach to adopt to sell the business, finding qualified buyers and negotiating the terms and conditions of sale.

There are many reasons why business owners seek to sell a business including:

A desire to retire where there is no natural successor

Ill-health or loss of passion for continuing with the business
The business may now be considered non-core to other business interests
The owner believes they have developed the business as far as they can
The decision to sell a business is a complex process that requires expert merger and acquisition advice.

Milestone Capital Advisors has extensive experience in advising companies and business owners wanting to sell their business including:

  • Establishing the value of the business and the right time to sell
  • Deciding what approach should be adopted i.e. full divestment process where a number of prospective purchasers are approached or a very targeted approach, where there is only one prospective purchaser
  • Preparing the marketing material for the sale of the business, including an Information Memorandum which sets out the key details of the business
  • Compiling a list of potential purchasers to approach
  • Marketing the business confidentially to an approved list of potential purchasers
  • Analysing offers received for the purchase of the business
  • Compiling the information required for due diligence and project managing the due diligence process
  • Structuring and negotiation of key transaction terms including term sheets and business sale agreements
  • Finalising the sale of the business

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Brisbane Office

Level 54, One One One Eagle Street

Brisbane QLD 4000

  (07) 3268 6162