Maximize Business Value Podcast

[MBV Playbook] Ch. 16 — Think About the Timing of Significant Investments (#176)

September 28, 2023 Tom Bronson Episode 176
Maximize Business Value Podcast
[MBV Playbook] Ch. 16 — Think About the Timing of Significant Investments (#176)
Show Notes

Welcome to the Maximize Business Value Podcast; a podcast all about helping business owners maximize the value of their business and achieve their dream exit! This week, we delve into Chapter 16 - "Think About the Timing of Significant Investments." Join us as we unravel the strategic nuances of making investments in your business, particularly concerning your exit strategy.

Tom shares invaluable insights into the art of timing your investments wisely, and explains why they should be a critical consideration for business owners planning their exit. The key takeaway is clear: avoid making significant investments too close to your planned exit date, unless there's a clear path to a return before the sale.

Buyers scrutinize the timing of investments, and any unrealized returns could potentially be discounted or disregarded. Why? Because buyers typically want to purchase a business in its current state. Therefore, your focus should be on maximizing the value of your business in its current condition before you exit.

This episode underscores the importance of aligning your investment strategy with your exit plan, ensuring that every financial decision contributes to the ultimate goal of achieving the highest possible business value.

Join us on the Maximize Business Value Podcast as we explore Chapter 16, "Think About the Timing of Significant Investments." It's a roadmap to maximizing your business's value that you can't afford not to utilize!


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Tom Bronson is the founder and President of Mastery Partners, a company that helps business owners maximize business value, design exit strategy, and transition their business on their terms. Mastery utilizes proven techniques and strategies that dramatically improve business value that was developed during Tom’s career 100 business transactions as either a business buyer or seller. As a business owner himself, Tom has been in your situation hundreds of times, and he knows what it takes to create and implement the right strategy. Tom is passionate about helping business owners and has the experience to do it.

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