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Business Advisory
G.S. Woods Wealth Management

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We provide transaction and advisory services for Lower Middle Market & Main Street business.  We have national and cross border capabilities with relationships in private equity, venture capital, and investment banking, our network has hundreds of years of experience.  Our back office completed over 350 deals in 2021 totaling $6 Billion.  Deals ranged in size from $1 Million to $1 Billion averaging about $50 Million. Our qualified analysts conduct high-quality, customized research and analytics. We have accurate and current market data to identify potential investors and can track private market deals. Our analysts gain cutting-edge insights on global industry trends providing you more options and opportunities.

Some questions:

  • What is your plan for your business as you approach retirement? 

  • Do you have the funds to live your desired retirement lifestyle?

  • What is your advisor doing to help you to maximize your business value, and therefore potential selling price, before you put your business on the market?

  • If you came across a business just like yours as it is today, for sale; would you buy it?

  • If you transfer your business to family, employees, or third parties; what are you going to do next?

  • If something happened to you today. whether it is death, disability, divorce, disaster, distress; would your business survive?

These are some of the questions we can help you answer.  The goal is to maximize the value of your business so that you have options. Those options include maximizing the sale price should you chose to exit

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Our Process

There is no rule about where you can enter this process.  We always start with a business valuation, and personal financial assessment that includes the family business enterprise, and a gap analysis.  We need to know if you are ready and if your business is ready for the next step.  That next step could be more growth, buying a business, selling your business, or any number of different combinations that support your goals.

We us the value acceleration process which can last several months or several years based on your goals for your organization and for yourself.

Services

Our private wealth management services are wholistic and developed with our business owner clients in mind.  

Financial Planning

Wealth Management

Exit Planning

Estate Planning

Investment Planning

Insurance & Risk Management

Employee Benefits

Executive Compensation

Business Succession

Banking:

M&A and Private Capital

Business Value Acceleration

Business Transfer Advisory

Private Capital Advisory

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