If I’m selling my SaaS company, how do I decide whether to hire an investment bank?

A few basic rules:

  • If someone offers you >=$50m to sell, use an investment bank to manage the process. They will, at a minimum, destress the process. They should pay for themselves. They probably will >not< generate another real offer in time, however.
  • If acquisition is <$50m, the quality of the help often drops dramatically (the banks that do this stage), and the guys that work in this stage are >way< overworked anyway. Way too many folks are trying to sell their dogs. Here, my answer is, maybe. But not automatically.

More here: https://www.saastr.com/if-you-sell-your-company-use-a-banker/

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Published on May 27, 2016

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