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Episode XIII – Why and How To Create An Exit Plan For Your Business?
Virtual Event | Live Q&A

26th September 2020 | 03:00 PM IST



Leaving your business can be emotional and overwhelming, so planning a proper exit strategy requires diligence in time and care.

Exit plans are necessary to secure a business owner’s financial future, but many don’t think to establish one until they’re ready to leave. Exit plans take into account not only the segueing business owner, but the customers, employees, and investors, as well.

Establishing an exit strategy is not usually the first thing entrepreneurs think to do when starting a business. However, when it comes time to leave, having a solid plan in place helps ensure a successful financial future.

Key Learnings

  1. Six steps towards planning the right exit strategy for your business
  2. Changing the mindset involved and redefining the future of the business
  3. Why is it important to get a business valuation performed?
  4. Steps involved in developing your exit plan
  5. Choosing the best exit strategy that fits your goals and expectations
  6. Weighing your options: closing vs. selling
  7. When and why to sell your business to a new owner?
  8. When and why to liquidate and close down the business?
  9. Know what the business is truly worth- Do your due diligence
  10. How to navigate among the different funding options available?
  11. Drafting the sales agreement

Business Life Cycle

A 360 degree webinar series aimed at helping you through your journey of making that first investment to scaling up your assets to establishing the right value in your business, and everything in between.


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Investors are unique players in the growth process of a business. The level and quality of their involvement can ultimately help determine a company's success or failure.

Do any of these questions intrigue you:

  • How to become an angel investor?
  • What are the different types of investors?
  • What traits to find in an investor?
  • What kind of assets you should invest in?
  • What investment opportunities are available at this time?

In BEx Invest Series, we help decode investment fundamentals, navigate opportunity zones, establish key points for investing successfully in a business, and talk about emerging trends to prepare you for the uncertain future.

Explore 'Investor' as a career and go deep into an Investor's mindset.



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Create the next level of Success! Know how to develop a framework to systematically analyze and support necessary actions for a sustainable scale up.

The scaling-up strategy is the plan for promoting, expanding and institutionalizing the innovation. Development of an effective scaling-up strategy assesses the elements of scaling up and the actions needed to improve them and then examines the strategic choices for each type of scaling up. How do you continue to thrive and bring trust to your brand?

In BEx Scale Series, we help in formulating Entrepreneur mindset strategies that will build excellence in enterprise, leading to growth and expansion. We shed light upon the commitment and skillset required, standardized processes, identifying core competence, articulating competitive strength and most importantly, about how to build a team that works for the vision of one that's shared by all.



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"Even if I'm making a lot of money, my business has no value" – A commonly used phrase by a business owner.

It is at this moment that you must realize the importance of building value in your business. Learn how to get the multiplier effect in your business and prepare your company for attracting sales and growth capital.

Value creation is the bridge to your exit strategy. Done correctly, it can mean that you have created the maximum value for the shareholders when the time comes to exit. Done incorrectly, could mean that the shareholders leave "money on the table" or worse yet, a buyer cannot be found.

In BEx Value Series, we talk about business valuations, mergers & acquisitions, due diligence, planning your exit strategy, transaction execution and value creation.


About Gaurav Marya

Gaurav Marya
Business Advisor. Entrepreneur. Author

Gaurav Marya is the closest thing to a born entrepreneur. He started his first enterprise when he was still a teenage student at an engineering college. Dropping out of college he became a serial entrepreneur, setting up businesses in mobile phones, restaurants, entertainment and advisory services. Today Gaurav is hailed as the father of Indian franchising. The title is an acknowledgement of his unmatched efforts at evangelising the franchising concept across India. Having experienced an epiphany at a franchising conference and exposition in the USA in 1998, Gaurav returned to India to set up his own franchise consulting and media business. Franchise India became the largest integrated franchise and retail solutions company in Asia, and possibly the world.

Franchise India has grown exponentially. With a team of 700, 40 offices and outreach in 300 towns and cities, the Group touches more than five million individual entrepreneurs, impacting more than 2,50,000 businesses. The media division organizes 300 conferences and expositions across 100 cities in India, and in the Middle East and Sri Lanka. It publishes 4 magazines, reports and books that have both wide circulation and critical appreciation. It's franchise business website attracts 264,000 unique hits every month. The consulting, business brokerage and investment support division serves 2,500 brands and over a million investors. Valuable collaborations include a tie-up with Francorp, a leading global franchise consulting companies based in the US and Bradford Licensing LLC, one of the top 20 brand licensing agencies worldwide.

As Chairman of the Group, Gaurav is widely admired for his non-conformist operating style, direct and to-the-point advice and vigorous marketing tactics and strategy. He sits on the boards of several organizations and has been retained by several private equity funds. Gaurav has chaired several global business forums on franchising and retail in India, USA, Australia, Russia, Paris and London. His quotes are regularly sought by leading dailies and business journals in India and overseas. He has featured on several television shows on entrepreneurship and franchising. Gaurav is a great educator. His natural tendency in meetings is to sketch out his ideas on the wide canvas of the whiteboard. In the spirit of sharing his thoughts he has authored three bestselling titles on subjects dear to his heart and central to his business — Franchising: The Science of Reproducing Success, Take Charge! Building an Entrepreneur Mindset and It Takes Two To Tango: Achieving Customer-Connect in Shape-Shifting India.

Recognizing that more and more people in India are investing into active businesses and taking on the entrepreneurial path, Gaurav wants to serve this community better. He wants to build Franchise India as a growth specialist helping entrepreneurs, through knowledge and service, on all aspects of buying, setting up and growing a business.


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