We understand family-owned businesses. We understand that founder-owned or family-owned businesses are very different than institutionally owned businesses and require special care and treatment. For many family-owned businesses, selling their business is about more than just money. It’s about their family’s identity. Liquidity is one thing, but upsetting the delicate balance that is needed when combining family and business is often times more important than the end financial goal. We understand that the number one reason that family-owned businesses do not sell is the potential for intra-family conflict or loss of family identity is too great.
We have vast experience solving these problems in family-owned businesses. Some of the other factors that must be considered when dealing with multi-generational or family businesses are:
We work in lock-step with the entrepreneur to harness their drive and industry expertise and combine it with our experience in achieving rapid growth resulting in exceptional value creation.