Exit strategy


What you need to get an exit from the man behind a $280 million deal

12:08PM | Thursday, 17 December 2015 |  Founders need to be thinking about an exit for their startup “from the get go” to ensure it reaches its full potential.

Can’t sell your business? Here are six tips to make that sale happen

7:50PM | Thursday, 4 July 2013 |  We are faced with a buyer's market and business owners trying to sell their business are experiencing low enquiries and hard negotiations.

Caring about sharing

9:14PM | Wednesday, 28 September 2011 |  If you established your business under a company structure as part of the set-up process there would have been shares issued, so you probably own shares in your company.

Sex and the start-up

7:40PM | Wednesday, 13 July 2011 |  Mumpreneurs can learn from Carrie, Samantha, Miranda and Charlotte when it comes to partnerships. BY POLLY MCGEE.

Thursday 7 July

7:50AM | Thursday, 7 July 2011 |  Not concerned with business succession planning? You should be.

Twitter founder’s departure prompts exit strategy warning

7:00PM | Friday, 1 July 2011 |  Social media giant co-founder’s exit sparks industry advice on the importance of planning ahead.

Start-ups urged to plan for business succession

5:30PM | Tuesday, 24 May 2011 |  Businesses without succession plans are almost twice as likely to fold or suffer a fire sale, according to a new report.

Preparing for the end game

5:33PM | Tuesday, 17 May 2011 |  With the recent spate of tech acquisitions, budding start-ups have been given a timely reminder of what it takes to ready a business for the ultimate exit.

Think about who might take you over

5:44PM | Wednesday, 4 May 2011 |  There’s a little bit of takeover fever in the air right now. So it’s a great idea to have a think about who might one day take you over, should you need an exit or a way to scale up.

THE NEWS WRAP: SMEs have racked up $9.4 billion in ATO debts

3:04AM | Monday, 7 March 2011 |  Small businesses have racked up $9.4 billion in debts to the Australian Tax Office, new figures show.