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? If you are committed to leaving a strong legacy behind you don't want to leave it to the wrong people. A professionally facilitated business owner transition could be what you need. Achieve your goals through Platform 1 finding a talented person to work alongside you, help grow the business and buy you out gradually.
With Platform 1's expert business succession planning, you can enjoy the future you've always wanted.
We’ll help you get positioned 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
"Exiting your business now makes sense for many business owners. Why wait? The Platform 1 NZ Business Owner Succession Survey in April 2020 showed that 76% of business owners > 60 years old were looking at succession within the next 3-5 years and the pandemic had changed the succession thinking of 30% of business owners. We are now a year down the track and many business owners are still in a holding pattern and considering options. You are naturally thinking about when is the right time to exit.Read More
"It was a challenging 2020 for many business owners so what are your goals for 2021? Whether your business has been impacted positively or negatively your business succession should be a priority particularly if you are in the baby-boomer demographic and looking for a change of lifestyle.Read More
"Business owner Chris wants to retire… but not yet. By exiting his electronics manufacturing company gradually, via Platform 1’s Business Owner Transition model, he gets to enjoy the best of both worlds. Click the READ MORE button to access the videoRead More
"You have been thinking about business succession for some time and are ready to spend less time on the business and more time doing the things you enjoy. You are concerned that now may not be the best time to sell your business outright due to the economic climate and worried that someone won’t buy it or worse offer you less than you deserve. Also, why sell 100% of your business now when the market may perceive it to now have a lower value ? Why not sell down 25% of your business to a talented person with capital who can share the burden, bring fresh ideas and help you grow it?Read More
"New Zealanders often like to try their hand at projects especially when it comes to DIY jobs around the house. We pride ourselves on having a can-do attitude. This can transcend itself into business when owners are looking at exit planning strategies. It may sound easy to elevate a key staff member or an external person into your business as part of a succession plan – but is it really?Read More