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Preparing Your Business For Sale

Growth Strategy: Improved Quality Control
Industry: Real Estate

Ambler shares tips about “Preparing Your Business for Sale” gleaned from her 35 years of experience guiding over 800 rapidly growing mid-market client companies. This episode features a candid interview with investment banker and turnaround specialist Peter Colella of The Colmen Group. Hear their advice about how to optimize valuation, weigh the pros and cons of an employee buyout, find appropriate buyers, time when to reveal that you are considering a sale, and evaluate a merger vs. an outright sale.
Peter Colella

Peter C. Colella, Jr. has been active in corporate finance activities on a national and international level over the course of his 32 year career. Since 1981 when he founded Colmen, his areas of specialization have involved all aspects of Colmen’s services: Investment Banking, Turnarounds, and Management Advisory.

Previously, Mr. Colella was employed by billion dollar manufacturing and distribution firms. He was a financial officer with Berwind Corporation, a private Philadelphia-based diversified industrial company. Additionally, he was a financial officer for the North American operations of Royal Doulton China, Ltd.

Mr. Colella holds an MBA from St. John’s Univ. and BS degree in Bus.Admin. from LaSalle College. He is active in a number of civic, social and business organizations, and has served as vice president, president and board chairman of the Phila. Chptr of the Assoc. for Corporate Growth as well as national vice president. Currently, Mr. Colella is a Board member of several corporations.

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