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It’s never too early to have a plan for the future of your business

Decision-making during a major business transition without the right advisors can adversely impact your wealth. Whether your business is a multi-generational family enterprise or an investment vehicle, we can assist you with the selling process holistically and help you navigate succession planning, company valuation and other issues, from preparation through closing.

 

Nearly one-third of businesses taken to market fail to sell.
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PEACE OF MIND YOUR ADVISORS ARE ACTING WITH YOUR INTERESTS IN MIND

Knowing you have someone you can trust helping you through the complex sales process can be of great value. Whether acting as an advisor or trustee, Northern Trust can address your overall wealth transfer plan along with any issues affecting company value prior to going to market.

Video: 6 Questions to Help You Prepare Your Exit Strategy (2:08)

Timely planning can optimize your business and protect your peace of mind.

 

7 Day-to-Day Tactics to Make Your Company More Valuable

Whether or not you are looking to sell your business, an unsolicited offer could surface at any moment. Be prepared.

 

 

Rob Ashcroft

Rob Ashcroft

Practice Lead, Business Advisory Services
Rob Ashcroft is Director of Business Owner Consulting in Northern Trust’s Advisory Services Group. He works closely with owners of privately held companies, helping them develop liquidity and succession plans.

 

 

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