Transcript: Preparing to be acquired starts years before being acquired. If you want to get bought rather than sold, there are four early steps to take.
Hi, I’m Justin Talerico with Married2Growth and I get asked about M&A preparation all the time.
Let’s say you’re a few years out from being ready to get bought. I think in terms of four facets of prep: (1) strategic differentiation; (2) alignment with the right partners; (3) audited financials; and (4) evolution with scalable systems and processes.
By focusing on those four areas you position yourself for strategic discoverability and value; and you solidify your value and de-risk your potential buyer. This is about tilting the odds in your favor for the best possible buyer and outcome.
Get more detail in my article How to Prepare to Be Acquired on Married2Growth.com. Thanks for watching.