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Understanding your business

Selling a business is perhaps the biggest transaction a business owner will ever make. At Smythe Advisory, we understand the importance of getting it right and have a team of dedicated professionals to guide you through the whole process, from preparing your business all the way past closing. As every transaction is unique, all of our services are customized to meet each of our clients’ needs.

Our team will work seamlessly with your other professional advisors to ensure all your interests are met during the divestiture process. We have connections with all the major law firms in Vancouver, Nanaimo and Langley, and are well-networked to provide qualified recommendations.

Our Services

  • Pre-sale planning and preparation
  • Pricing analysis
  • Financial modelling
  • Solicitation of purchasers
  • Preparation of marketing documents
  • Preparation of due diligence information
  • Data room management
  • Assistance with management presentations
  • Negotiation assistance
  • Review of agreements
  • Tax planning

Looking to buy a business? Learn more about this process in our acquisitions page.

Recent Transactions

Recently, Smythe acted as divestiture advisors for a number of transactions including:

  • Waypoint Insurance Services in its transaction with Key Insurance Services
  • Wyatt Dowling Insurance Brokers in its transaction with Wawanesa Insurance
  • Axis Insurance and its shareholder group in its sale to Vertical Insurance Group
  • PlentyOfFish acquisition by Match Group for US$575M

For a full list of our recent transactions visit our Recent Projects page.

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