Axial's Business Owner Resource Center

Exit Planning Resources
For Business Owners

Welcome to Axial's Business Owner Resource Center, the trusted hub to help owners navigate their Exit Journey. We’ve brought together resources and expert guidance to help you stay well-informed on your path to a successful exit.

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How Can Axial Help You?

Educate Yourself Throughout The M&A Journey

Education is the key to a successful exit, allowing you to better understand best practices and avoid bad mistakes. Through Exit Ready, we provide content, tips, and guides for exit-minded business owners through every stage of their Exit Journey.

Connect With Vetted M&A Advisors Or Investors

We offer curated recommendations of M&A advisors to represent you in a transaction, or capital partners to connect with directly. With 2,000+ advisors and 3,000+ investors, we have the largest network on the internet to help you find your ideal transaction partners.

Receive A Personalized Exit Consultation

Axial's Exit Consultants focus on two objectives: guiding you to the right resources at each stage of your journey, and helping you find and connect with the most relevant transaction partners across North America. We speak with hundreds of owners each year to continuously refine our advice and stay up-to-date on best practices.

Axial’s Picks

Select your current stage in the M&A journey to access corresponding content and tools that other business owners have found most helpful.

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Understanding the Basics of M&A:
Gain a comprehensive understanding of M&A fundamentals

Guide To Selling A Business

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Using EBITDA For Small Business Valuation

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12 Things Not To Do In M&A

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Preparing for a Transaction:
Preparing your business and team for a successful exit

The Exit Preparation Guide

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The Guide To Building A Deal Team

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Axial's Buyer Demand Calculator

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Hiring an M&A Advisory Firm:
Finding, vetting, and selecting an M&A advisory firm

How To Find The Right M&A Advisor

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Questions To Ask Before Hiring An M&A Advisor

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M&A Advisor Fee Guide 2023-2024

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