Dec. 14, 2021—Successful entrepreneurs sometimes have unrealistic expectations when selling a business. Rather than consider the actual merits of the company, they may seek to meet certain unattainable standards that they view as important. In today’s podcast, National Director of Business Value Strategies Stuart Smith advises business owners how to avoid the common trap of “keeping up with the Joneses” when approaching a business exit and recognize a fair deal that may better reflect business reality.

Wilmington Trust Emerald Family Office & Advisory is a service mark and refers to wealth planning, family office, specialized transaction, and other services provided by Wilmington Trust, N.A., a member of the M&T family.

The information provided herein is for informational purposes only and is not intended as a recommendation or determination that any tax, estate planning, or investment strategy is suitable for a specific investor. Note that tax, estate planning, investing, and financial strategies require consideration for suitability of the individual, business, or investor, and there is no assurance that any strategy will be successful.

Wilmington Trust is not authorized to and does not provide legal or accounting advice. Wilmington Trust does not provide tax advice, except where we have agreed to provide tax preparation services to you. Our advice and recommendations provided to you are illustrative only and subject to the opinions and advice of your own attorney, tax advisor, or other professional advisor.

The information in this podcast has been obtained from sources believed to be reliable, but its accuracy and completeness are not guaranteed. The opinions, estimates, and projections constitute the judgment of Wilmington Trust and are subject to change without notice.

Third-party trademarks and brands are the property of their respective owners.