This is an end of chapter case question, The chapter is Analysis and Valuation of Private held companies, the question asks about the issues, challenges and alternatives in seeking an exit strategy.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com March 22, 2019, 3:18 am ad1c9bdddf
It may have been easier for Nick than his father to sell the business to a non-family member because Nick does not have a natural successor who can take over the business. It was also easier for Nick to sell the business to a non-family member because Nick had been with the business for a relatively shorter period of time. His father had run the company for almost 47 years (60-13). Nick had run the business for 13 years. Further, it may have been easier for Nick to sell the business to a non-family member because he did not invent the company's flagship product Swarfega.
The first alternative that Nick could have gone in for is to ...
This solution explains an exit strategy of a privately owned firm. Mergers and acquisition are examined. The sources used are also included in the solution.