May 2019 - WCL

Do I need an M&A consultant for the company sale?

Do I need an M&A consultant for the company sale?

8 good reasons why expert support pays off

Selling one’s own company is certainly never an easy decision – nor is it an easy task. This not only applies to finding a suitable buyer, but also to the preparation of all necessary facts and figures, right up to conducting negotiations. There are many good reasons for getting an experienced M&A consultant on board as an expert and supporter for the many and multifaceted steps of a company sale. […]

Checklist: Preparation for the sale of a company

Checklist: Preparation for the sale of a company

What you should consider, compile and determine beforehand

Nobody makes the decision to sell a company easy. But once it has been made, good preparation is the be-all and end-all for an efficient sales process within a time frame that is as predictable as possible – and also for the ultimate sales success. There are four decisive points that help to assess the preparation effort and to structure it sensibly. […]

Which deal is the right one for an M&A deal?

Which deal is the right one for an M&A deal?

A comparison of the most common closing options

Even the best matchmaking in the M&A process does not prevent sellers and buyers from having different views about what the “perfect deal” is. There is no such thing as a perfect deal: if only because there is a great variety of forms for the final deal – often with very abstract terms that are hardly self-explanatory for the medium-sized entrepreneur. Which deal is the most suitable for the individual sale of a company must be clarified in each of the contracting parties with the help of an experienced M&A strategist right at the beginning of the negotiations. […]