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Event:

Wednesday, 21 May 2014

Exit Masterclass 21 May 2014

techUK, 10 St Bride Street, London EC4A 4AD
3.00pm - 6.00pm

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You're planning to sell your technology business, but how do you secure the best deal the market has to offer? And when should the process start? Get the insight you need from our M&A Expert Panel and hear from our guest CEO Ray Fielding, fresh from selling his big data analytics's business, Coactiva.

This seminar is a focused Exits Masterclass designed specifically for technology CEOs. We will provide practical advice for the leaders and shareholders of technology companies looking to achieve the optimum exit.

The panel will share their top tips on:

  • 5 key ways to maximise value
  • what really influences a buyer
  • the best time to sell and when not to sell
  • grooming your business for sale
  • identifying, attracting and approaching the best acquirers
  • how competitive tension influences your value
  • the transaction process and timescale
  • deal structures and negotiation tactics to maximise returns
  • avoiding common pitfalls e.g: price chipping
Importantly, we will also look at what is happening in the technology M&A market, which sectors are hot, tech valuations and who is buying who. Who should attend? CEOs/FDs preparing their businesses for exit Chairmen & Non-Exec Directors VC Investors & Portfolio Companies Entrepreneurs in the technology sector techUK Members £140.00 + VAT, Non Members: £195.00 + VAT

Date: Wednesday 21 May 2014
Start Time: 3.00pm
End Time: 6.00pm
Address: techUK, 10 St Bride Street, London EC4A 4AD