Essential Considerations When Hiring an Investment Bank

In a recent article on the Axial Forum, SDR’s Director Karl Edmunds helps provide insight on how to pick the right investment bank to help you sell your business.

First off, find an investment bank that has experience in your industry. […]

The Challenge: Sorting Business Exit Realities from Fantasies

Karl EdmundsBy Karl Edmunds – Director, SDR Ventures

Think about that last lunch or conference where you met a new friend or an old business connection, and over dinner or a drink you were told […]

Video Insights for Business Owners and Featured Article in “Lifestyle Entrepreneur Magazine”

SDR Ventures Director Karl Edmunds has shared his latest insights and tips for business owners in the video interview below and in the summer edition of Lifestyle Entrepreneur Magazine. In this interview, Karl discusses the importance of market-based business valuations, […]

Caution: How Exit Advisor Fee Structures May Influence or Change the Business Selling Process in Unexpected Ways

Karl EdmundsBy Karl Edmunds – Director, SDR Ventures

The end game is upon you and you are diligently trying to find just the right exit advisory firm to represent you in the sale of […]

Don’t Jeopardize Your Business Sale by Selecting the Wrong M&A Advisor

Karl EdmundsBy Karl Edmunds – Director, SDR Ventures

For many business owners, the decision point to sell is often one of the single most important moments in the history of the business. Why? Because […]

BEWARE: Deal Killers Can Suck the Life Out of a Successful Business Exit

Karl EdmundsBy Karl Edmunds – Director, SDR Ventures

At a high level, starting and executing the process for the successful sale of a business seems rather simple. How hard can it be? Set a […]

Bull Market Euphoria Can Be High Risk for Retiring Business Owners

Karl EdmundsBy Karl Edmunds – Director, SDR Ventures

The overall economy continues to experience one of the longest bull-market cycles of all time.  Many pundits in the late 90s began to speculate that a […]