Center for Private Company Excellence Blog

Qualified Opportunity Zones Offer Potential Tax Benefits When Selling a Business

January 18, 2019

When owners are considering a sale of their business as an exit strategy, identifying how much will be remain after paying taxes can be a critical component of the decision processes.View

Succession Planning Best Practices

January 10, 2019

When a business owner looks to transition, it may create uncertainty and tension for both internal and external stakeholders. To alleviate concerns and minimize risks, certain steps should be taken to ensure a smooth transition.View

The Top 5 Blog Posts of 2018

December 21, 2018

Check out the 5 most popular Center for Private Company Excellence blog posts from 2018.View

When It Comes to Succession Planning, You Can Learn from Others’ Mistakes

December 13, 2018

Below are four common mistakes made by organizations that fail to properly plan for succession.View

How Do You Determine Your Company’s IT Spend?

November 20, 2018

There is no one-size-fits-all solution for IT planning and budgeting. It depends on several factors such as your company’s plans and your existing capabilities and resources.View

Boards Aren’t Just for Big Companies

November 15, 2018

Here are four benefits that private companies can derive from the formation of an advisory board.View

What the L.A. Chargers Can Teach Us About the Value of Family Business Succession Planning

November 5, 2018

The LA Chargers recently lost their patriarch, Alex Spanos. NFL franchises are valued in the billions, so the potential estate tax bill in a situation like this is enormous. Many franchises would need to sell part or even all of the team to raise enough capital to pay the tax bill.View

Think Boldly About Talent Development to Accelerate Your Company’s Growth

November 2, 2018

The most successful companies—the ones with solid growth patterns and increasing bottom lines—are generally led by people who do a good job of taking courageous positions.View

5 Hidden Benefits of Using an ESOP as an Exit Strategy

October 25, 2018

When privately held companies and their owners discuss ESOPs as an exit strategy, the major theme is usually the tax advantages.View

Succession Planning Offers Benefits, Even Before You’re Ready to Sell

October 19, 2018

As a business owner, it’s vital to ask yourself these questions in order to result in a more successful business transition.View