Paul Spradling: Selling Your Business: The Dos and Don’ts

Mission Facilitators International
Dec 19, 2023
4:00 am
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Do you want to successfully offload your small business and maximize your profits? I will reveal the key to achieving this desired outcome, allowing you to transition to the next phase of your career with confidence. Are you eager to secure a lucrative deal when selling your small business? I will equip you with the essential knowledge and strategies needed to make a profitable sale.


About Paul Spradling:

As the co-founder of Pacifica Advisors, named one of the top 25 investment banks in 2022 by Axial, Paul Spradling is in charge of strategy and helping hundreds of businesses exit and get growth capital investors. A graduate of Cornell University, Paul’s business portfolio runs the gamut from raising over $350 million in capital before the age of 30 to working on transactions with the largest names – Blackstone, and Goldman Sachs to name a few. Today, the majority of business Paul conducts is from direct relationships, utilizing a direct angle approach, only working with a handful of investors that tend to always execute.


In this episode, Dean Newlund and Paul Spradling discuss:

  • Mastering the Art of Selling Small Businesses: Uncover the secrets to maximizing profits and navigating the selling process with ease.
  • Unlocking the Secrets of Small Business Valuation: Learn the key factors that determine the true value of your business and how to leverage them for maximum gain.
  • Perfect Timing: The Critical Aspect of Selling a Business: Discover the optimal timing strategies for selling your business to secure the best deal possible.
  • Navigating Industry Impact on Business Valuation: Gain insights into how industry dynamics can significantly influence the valuation of your business, and how to use this knowledge to your advantage.
  • Finding the Right Buyer: Uncover the essential tactics for identifying and attracting the ideal buyer for your small business, ensuring a seamless and profitable transition.


“More money is not always the best thing. Ask a lot of questions, see their synergies, and make sure they have the same vision for your business as you do.” — Paul Spradling


Connect with Paul Spradling:  

Website URL: https://www.pacificaadvisors.com/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/pacificaadvisors/


Connect with Dean:

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgqRK8GC8jBIFYPmECUCMkw

Website: https://www.mfileadership.com/

The Mission Statement E-Newsletter: https://www.mfileadership.com/blog/

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/deannewlund/

X (Twitter): https://twitter.com/deannewlund

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MissionFacilitators/

Email: dean.newlund@mfileadership.com

Phone: 1-800-926-7370



Show notes by Podcastologist: Hanz Jimuel Alvarez


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