Aimed at the senior managers of SMEs who are looking to sell all or part of the business. It shows how to implement Corporate Governance procedures to increase the sale price of the business.
The author shows how driving Corporate Governance (CG) into the fabric of the company adds both perceived and real value.
Implementing CG procedures before sale of the business is likely to:
Add a premium to the price of your company
Increase the pool of buyers at the asking price
Bring your business to the top of the acquisition shopping list
The book is in two sections. The first addresses the basic theory underpinning Corporate Governance to help you understand and decide what compliance issues are immediately useful to your business, and which can wait. You cant do everything at once, so prioritizing is key.
The second section explains the Code, section by section, indicating clearly what is being asked for. Each chapter in this section outlines the Code principles and has a translation into plain English. It explains what needs to be done and provides a series of check-lists.
CG standards are here to stay and their demands are rising. This book is your guide to helping you voluntarily adopt CG to demonstrate the pedigree of your business to others and to let your business stand out from the rest.
Shows how to maximise the sale value of SMEs
Shows which actions to prioritise in achieving Corporate Governance
Provides a plain English translation of the Code and checklists to aid compliance