M&A Science
M&A Science
May 22, 2023
Best Practices When Selling a Business
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Jeff Wald, Co-founder of Bento Engine

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Episode Timestamps

00:00 Intro

03:44 Best practices during exits

04:41 Thinking about an exit

09:54 Engaging with investors

14:13 The path to being acquired

18:24 Tips for Outreach

19:49 First conversation

25:11 Key people when executing deals

29:00 Negotiating Law firm prices

30:16 Negotiating LOI

34:37 Confirmatory due diligence

37:06 Communicating with employees

39:13 Announce day

44:55 Integration

47:46 Craziest thing in M&A


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