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A. Crossley & Associates

Helping You Divest with Purpose

Who are we?

Professional Divestment Services for Your Business

We lead owners of small & mid sized businesses through the transition process, helping to ensure they achieve their business, financial and personal goals. 

We ensure our clients get the best valuation, transaction support and market representation in a transition process.

Alan Crossley Named One of Canada's Who's Who in M&A

 Firmex, the worlds leading provider of virtual data rooms for M&A and Litigation has named Alan as one of Canada's "Who's Who" in Investment Banking Advisory. 

Selling Your Business 101 - A First Time seller's guide

For most business owners, selling their business is a once in a lifetime event and can be overwhelming. We have put together a seven step overview of the process and what to expect along the way and an introduction on what you should consider to ensure you receive the best offers for your company. 

We hope you find these useful and answers some of your questions. For a more detailed discussion about your business plans please call for a no cost, no obligation consultation.

7 Steps to Sell Your Business (pdf)


Maximizing the Value of Your Business (pdf)


You've got Questions - We have the answers


Who's Going to Buy My Company?

There are a large number of potential buyers for your business. The one you pick should be the one that best meets your personal and business goals.

Each buyer brings different opportunities and challenges. They also will place different valuations on the business and may require different participation from you in the business after the sale.

Who are they?

  • Family members
  • Management/Employees
  • Strategic companies (competitors, suppliers, etc.)
  • Financial buyers/Private equity firms

Achieving The Best Valuation

  • What is my company's value story?
  • How do I add value to the company post sale?
  • How will my business be valued? 

Managing the Sale Process

  • What Information are potential buyers looking for?
  • What materials are needed in preparation for sale?

  • How do I maintain the business' valuation during the sale process?
  • Make sure potential buyers understand the upsides and synergies. 

  • How can I structure the deal? 
  • How is the deal marketed?

Getting To Close

  • What detailed information is needed to sign the deal?

  • Satisfying regulatory requirements can be an issue.

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A. Crossley & Associates

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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