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Get multiple acquisition offers in a matter of months.

Our competitive sale process helps companies exit at the best possible terms.

Multiple offers in hand

in 6 months or less.

A competitive sale process with qualified buyers.

Over 40 years of transaction experience.

The best terms possible.

The current business sale process is broken.

70-80% of businesses fail to sell.

WHY DO MOST FAIL?

Traditional brokers rarely solicit qualified buyers – 

they run a passive process with online listings.

Most buyers are under-qualified individuals who window shop without deadlines or structure.

How we're different

LENGTHY

PASSIVE

Traditional business broker sale

12+ month process

Post an online listing and wait for interest

Up to 80% of processes fail

UNEVEN

An offer in hand in < 6 months

FAST

Research and recruit qualified buyers

PROACTIVE

Multiple offers at attractive terms

COMPETITIVE

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Competitive Sale Process

Competitive Sale Process Overview

CLOSING

SOURCE

Month 2

  • Recruit and qualify buyers

FIRST BIDS

Months 3-4

  • Initial bids
  • Clarifications and evaluation
  • Vet buyers
  • Diligence info requests

PREP

Month 1

  • Gather financials and calculate adjusted earnings
  • Determine internal asking price and terms
  • Create marketing materials
  • Build list of strategic and financial buyers

FINAL BIDS

Months 5-6

  • Management meetings
  • Negotiate final bids
  • Clarifications and evaluation
  • Sign letter of intent and prepare to close

I was amazed how quickly Exitplace was able to get us multiple acquisition offers, and brought

a mix of high quality parties to the table.”

Adam B.

Owner

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Exitplace found us another buyer quickly, and at better terms, when our lead horse fell through. 

 The whole thing was over in a matter of months."

Liz P.

Owner

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We founded Exitplace to fill a market gap for credible, effective and trusted advisors in this size range, above where business brokers focus and below where middle market investment banks care.


Our team has over 40 years of transaction experience ranging from publicly-traded companies down to small business.


As well, we have firsthand operating experience running private companies. We’ve been in your shoes and understand the heightened confidentiality and emotional aspects of selling your life’s work.


We are based in New York and work throughout the US and Canada.


See our About Exitplace page for more info.


Transaction experts who've been in your shoes.

Take the first step today.

Sign up for a free, no-obligation business value session with an advisor. 

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