Mike Koster, the CEO of Williams Distributing Company, a family-owned wholesale distributor, shares his experience with considering selling his business with the help of Carter, Morse & Goodrich.
In this testimonial, Mike emphasizes the importance of considering various factors beyond the purchase price when selling a business, such as the buyer's culture, treatment of employees, and future plans for the company. They recommend spending time on preparation and information gathering, with the assistance of a company like CMG, which provided technical support and guidance throughout the process. Mike expresses satisfaction with the buyer, as they aligned with their business goals and maintained positive momentum even in challenging economic times.
They value CMG's role in negotiating and having difficult conversations, allowing the executive team to focus on running the business smoothly during the sale process.
Overall, the experience was positive, and they wouldn't change anything about it.
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About Carter Morse & Goodrich
Located in Southport, Connecticut, Carter Morse & Goodrich is a boutique M&A advisory firm that specializes in representing founder-led and family-held businesses valued between $25 million and $250 million. While CMG provides a full range of investment banking services, our primary focus is representing owners who are pursuing their once-in-a-lifetime M&A transactions. CMG specializes in advising leading companies in niche markets to plan, prepare, execute, and close successful transactions that maximize shareholder value. CMG fully understands and appreciates the unique dynamics of closely-held businesses and the importance of owner legacies. For 35 years, the combination of our hands-on approach, senior banker attention, strategic guidance, seamless transaction execution and extensive network of domestic and international resources has enabled us to become a trusted advisor to hundreds of business owners.
CMG's Broker/Dealer affiliate, Carter Capital Corporation, is a FINRA member firm registered with the SEC and SIPC.