What’s the Difference Between Your Company Value and the Business Value?

[ Blackboard Fridays Ep 127 ]
by Jacob Aldridge Published

After many years of hoping, much hard work, and plenty of due diligence, the time has arrived - you have the opportunity to sell your business and realise all of that value from years of hard work.

If the number (and conditions) are right, that's all that matters right? Alas, of course not! And here's something that many business owners don't fully appreciate - there can actually be quite a different value (and therefore end sale price) depending on whether you are selling your Company or your Business.

Huh? What's the difference you ask - my company is my business, isn't it?

As John Knight explains in this week's episode, when you go to sell you may be selling the company (entity) or you may be selling the business ... and there are key differences that it's important you understand, even if a sale is in your distant future.

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Over the past 12 years, more than 300 active growth businesses in Australia, the UK, and Asia-Pacific have worked with Jacob in his role as an international business coach, partner and advisor.

As the Head of Advisory at businessDEPOT, Jacob continues to work one-on-one with SME businesses and directors, while also leading the development of our Strategic Advisory services across Workshops, Group Programs, and Online business guidance.

Jacob's alumni clients and those who have attended his presentations describe him as the smart and quirky business guy who makes genuine change happen. He brings business experience that impacts both profit and valuation, plus a unique energy borne from the belief that business is best when it's fun.

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