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Opinion: So you want to sell your business?

My experience working in private equity taught me that preparing a business for a successful exit event is one long process. When you are working towards preparing a killer prospectus (also known as an ‘information memorandum’), even if several years away, you are building a business where you ultimately need to demonstrate a sustainable future trajectory to excite buyers and high value to optimise the sale price. These are the fundamental lessons that can be applied to any retail or consume