Right on the heels of our very successful “How to Buy a Business” course, we are now hosting a course entitled “How to Sell Your Business”.
Please e-mail David Kemp at email@example.com for an invitation to the course.
This course is for current business owners who:
- Are actively marketing their business
- Are hoping to retire or exit from their business in the next 1-5 years
- Are looking to begin the process of building a succession plan
Sessions will start at a later date in the FH&P Lawyers boardroom and will run every Thursday morning for six weeks afterwards. The presenters will be:
- “The Deal Process”: David Kemp and Dustin Merritt, FH&P Lawyers LLP
- “Structuring the Deal”: Elvin Law, Crowe MacKay LLP
- “Financing the Deal”: Will Pigott, Scotiabank
- “Valuing the Deal”: Mike Smith, BDO Canada
- “Finding the Right Buyer”: Derek Sanders, Spence Valuation
Please note that because discretion is important, we’d like business owners to stay anonymous as possible. As a result, the course is only available by invitation – please e-mail David Kemp at DKemp@fhplawyers.com to register to receive an invitation.
As an added bonus, all the proceeds from this course will go to the Karis Society, a not-for-profit organization that provides recovery services to women with histories of abuse, substance use, and mental health issues.
FH&P Lawyers LLP Welcomes Tanvir Gill to the Firm
Originally from Surrey, B.C. Tanvir obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree from Simon Fraser University before attending law school at Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops. She obtained her law degree in 2018 and completed her articles with a local firm. Tanvir was called to the Bar in 2019 and joined FH&P as an associate in July 2020. Tanvir is building a practice with a focus on residential and commercial real estate, business law and wills and estates. She is fluent in both Punjabi and Hindi. Outside of the office, Tanvir enjoys taking advantage of all that the Okanagan Valley has to offer, whether that means visiting her favourite wineries, paddle boarding or snowboarding at Big White in the winters.
DON’T JUST CLOSE YOUR DOORS (Part 3): Options for Financing
This is Part 3 of a three-part series entitled “Don’t Just Close Your Doors” in which we provide options for business owners struggling with the effects of the shutdowns and who see no option other than shutting down. In previous articles, I urge business owners not to focus on the current cashflow of the business (which is likely not great, given the state of the economy) and focus instead on the sources of potential value in their business – client lists, location, intellectual property, existing contracts, and business systems.
DON’T JUST CLOSE YOUR DOORS: Finding a Buyer (PART 2)
This is Part 2 of a three-part series entitled “Don’t Just Close Your Doors” in which we provide options for business owners who see no option other than shutting down. In the previous article, I urge business owners not to focus on the current cashflow of the business (which is likely not great, given the state of the economy) and focus instead on the sources of potential value in their business – client lists, location, intellectual property, existing contracts, and business systems. Rather than shutting their doors, we hope to encourage business owners to realize that potential value, and consider selling all, or a part, of their business to benefit from the value they have created.