Kim Ades

The Shotgun Deal

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When you can’t stand your partner anymore, you offer them a price for their shares. They have two choices: accept or buy you out. Triggering a shotgun deal can have explosive results, as Kim Ades found when she offered to buy out her husband.

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The 9-Figure Exit

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Usually a 9-figure exit takes more than a year to complete but when Blackberry was behind schedule on it’s tablet launch, they saw Hampus Jakobsson’s business as a saviour. This led Blackberry to a $150M acquisition in less than six weeks.

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3 Hidden Factors that Impact Your Business Value

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When you get an acquisition offer, your eye will immediately go to the offer price. That’s only natural. But, there are two other negotiating points that could have just as large an impact on your windfall when selling your business.

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The Phantom Buyer

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When negotiating to sell your company, the fastest way to spike your earnings is to introduce a competing offer. But you don’t always have that luxury. It may be better to simply fake it, which is exactly what Trent Dyrsmid did to boost his take.

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