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TAG: exit planning

Business Insider: It’s never too early to plan your exit

October 12, 2020By
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LM columnist Jeffrey Scott discusses why it's never too early for landscape professionals to plan their exit and lays out how to do it. read more

Profit Power: Exit planning a $5 million business

April 22, 2019By

Is spring the right season to plan for your exit? The answer is surprisingly “yes.” A husband and wife team (running a highly efficient, high-caliber $5 million business) told me last week they want to plan for their exit. She didn’t mean they want to sell the business, at least not soon, rather that they want to start enjoying the... read more

Pro-Motion Consulting: Exit Planning Services

October 19, 2017By

Pro-Motion Consulting (PMC) is a full-service management, marketing and operations consulting firm that specializes in assisting landscaping business owners exit their firms. PMC offers a one-stop shop to provide the full range of services required to maximize the value of companies to be sold. Its experienced consultants guide business owners through the sales process from start to finish, including business valuation,... read more

Building a business you can sell

January 8, 2014By

This post is part of a threefold summary of A Better Way 2 Learn Financials’ 2013 Financial Management TeleSummit.  Presented by A Better Way 2 Learn, Go iLawn and Landscape Management, the event was held in three, live, hour-long segments Dec. 3 to Dec. 5. This is a wrap-up of the conversation “Building a Business You Can Sell,” held Dec.... read more

ServiceMaster slates TruGreen separation

November 14, 2013By

The ServiceMaster Co. unveiled plans to spin off the TruGreen business, effective Dec. 31, in the release of its unaudited third-quarter 2013 results. “This separation should enable ServiceMaster to concentrate on growth while providing TruGreen the time and focus it needs to make the changes necessary to complete the turnaround of its business,” said Rob Gillette, ServiceMaster CEO. “Separating TruGreen... read more

Exit planning: Choosing and navigating your route

October 11, 2013By

There are seven paths to exit your business: Sell it to an outside party. Sell it to your family. Sell it to your employees. Liquidate it. Have someone run it for you as a semi-active owner. Have someone run it for you as a passive owner. Die and let it go into your estate. No matter which of the first... read more