Are you sitting on untapped wealth and opportunity in your business? Wealth that won't be extracted if you sell your business outright?
Maybe you still enjoy working in your business but want to work on the parts of the business you enjoy or are good at? Or do you simply want more free time? Or perhaps you're committed to leaving a strong legacy - the kind that's made possible by having a talented person work alongside you to help grow the business and buy you out gradually?
Platform 1 can help you achieve these business sale goals and enjoy the future you've always wanted.
We’ll enable you to work only on those parts of the business you enjoy or where your skills are most valuable. At the same time, we’ll help you plan and implement a staged exit that delivers you more wealth than an outright sale could ever achieve.Read More
Does your business have opportunities that you haven't yet been able to capitalise on? A fresh injection of talent and capital could take your business to the next level and achieve its potential.Read More
Bringing a skilled person with capital to work in your business can often help take it to the next level and make your vision a reality.Read More
"Baby Boomer business owners have worked hard all their lives and are now at a stage where they have built up a business (which has given them a good income and lifestyle) and are now wondering what their options are for exiting their businesses.Read More
"Do you want to grow your SME business but spend less time in it? Securing a talented Business Partner for growth or as part of a gradual exit plan can be an excellent option to consider. By allowing someone to buy into your business rather than appointing a solely salaried GM will get you higher capability and a person who is looking for skin in the game.Read More
"You are 65 and looking for an exit strategy however you have a 50-year-old business partner who has quite a few more working years remaining. You are both integral to the business however you have a completely different set of skills. Your business partner cannot buy you out and, in any case, there will be a capability gap as he cannot slot into your role in the business. Rightly your current business partner will have a significant interest in who buys your shares as this person will become their business partner and play a key role in the ongoing success of the business.Read More
"A dramatic (if not brutal) example of reaction to sudden change has stayed with me from my childhood. I witnessed how a live crayfish shows a limited reaction when the water it is in is slowly raised in temperature until it is ultimately cooked versus the violent response if one is dropped in boiling water*.Read More
"Securing a talented Business Partner for growth or as part of a gradual exit plan can be an excellent option to consider. We hear of success stories as well as unsuccessful outcomes and it always comes back to the same actions that lead to success. Here are some tips on what to do and not do to make it a success.Read More