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How To Successfully Sell A Business

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WeWork Mansion House

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The London Law Practice (TLLP) presents: ‘How to successfully sell a business’ with speakers Jonathan Lea from TLLP and Clinton Lee from The Exit Firm.

A presentation and discussion from experts on the main marketing and legal considerations that founders should bear in mind when selling a business so as to exit as successfully as possible.

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The format of the event will be as follows:

  • 18.30pm Drinks and Networking

  • 19.00pm Presentation and Discussion

  • 20.00pm Q&A

  • 20.30pm Close

Content

The seminar will aim to increase attendees' knowledge of how to:

★ Increase the odds of successfully selling your UK business;

★ Improve substantially the price you get for your business;

★ Reduce the time taken to reach and close a satisfactory deal;

★ Minimise the costs of going to market;

★ Improve your chances of meeting all your exit goals – from sale price to safety of employees’ jobs;

★ Negotiate and finalise well considered heads of terms at the outset;

★ Manage the buyer's legal and financial due diligence enquiries;

★ Know whether to sell by way of a share or asset sale;

★ Know what should and shouldn't be included in the main purchase contract;

Limit the warranties, guarantees and other long term personal liability clauses imposed on business sellers; and

★ Best negotiate deferred consideration and earn out terms.

Speakers

Clinton Lee: As the founder of The EXIT Firm, Clinton has helped over 100 business owners successfully sell their businesses. He started his first business in his teens and over 35 years has founded, bought or sold over two dozen businesses in his own name. Almost every major UK business publication has published articles from Clinton on business valuation, company disposals and M&A.

Jonathan Lea: For the last 14 years Jonathan has worked as a corporate M&A lawyer, including at large international City firms. Over the last five years he has worked on a self-employed basis assisting hundreds of small business owners with the legal side of corporate transactional work. Jonathan writes a blog on UK company law matters that now generates almost 300,000 page views a year.

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