Exit Planning Institute - DC Chapter

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The Exit Planning Institute (“EPI”) is dedicated to serving the educational and resource needs of exit planning professionals. The DC Chapter is the local extension of that effort, delivering monthly educational seminars and networking events.

About the Chapter

The EPI National Capital Chapter meets monthly for an education based event.  Events are usually the third Wednesday of every month and held at the RitzCarlton in Tysons Corner, VA.  Events are open to all attendees (no need to be a “member” to attend).  Simply sign up and join a great group of professionals and business owners for a morning of timely discussion and networking.

Chapter Leadership

The chapter was founded and is run by Quantive’s Dan Doran.  Read more about Dan here.   Ben Rodgers of BNY Mellon Wealth Management is the chapter Vice President.

Thanks to our Chapter Sponsors

Upcoming Events

Being a Buyer: Instead of Sell-Ready, Are you Buy-Ready?

Wednesday July 18, 2018
8:00-9:00AM, RitzCarlton Tysons Corner

Creating more value in a company may be possible through partnering, acquisitions and mergers. A growing company, even if by acquisition, is often more attractive to private equity and larger strategic buyers. Come learn some of the practical considerations to being a buyer, where to get capital to be a buyer and what your company will need to be prepared to be a buyer. Partnering with sophisticated capital sources can accelerate enterprise value and increase the “size of the pie” on an eventual exit. Real-life examples of sourcing, due-diligence, closing and integrating an acquisition to enhance the value of the core business.

We will be discussing:

  • What you need to do to be ready to be a borrower
  • Where you can access capital to buy a competitor or buy a player in another market
  • What is a “re-cap”
  • Can the business owner take some cash out of a deal during a buy or re-cap transaction

When and Where

  • Wednesday July 18, 2018 @ RitzCarlton in Tysons
  • 0730-0800 Networking
  • 0800-0900 Presentation

Event Registration

Past Events

Pre-Sale Planning and Wealth Management

June 21, 2018

When business owners are selling their company, closing the deal is often all they think about. Owners may feel that taking steps in anticipation of a sale is like “putting the cart before the horse.” Not so! A truly efficient sale incorporates tax planning opportunities that can result in significant income, gift, and estate tax savings that may be lost once the deal is closed. Effective pre-sale planning can have a significant positive impact on the outcome. When contemplating the sale of a business, owners should make sure that the transaction structure complements their family’s financial goals and objectives. This is the intersection of pre-sale planning and wealth management.

Topics of discussion:

  • Importance of preparation and planning
  • What is wealth management
  • Building the deal team
  • Understanding the options
  • Importance of financial modeling
  • Generating competitive tension

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