More often than not, the buyer will keep the owner on for a set period of time, especially if the buyer is a strategic buyer. Buyers recognize the integral value of business owners and want to utilize their expertise.
Whether you are getting rid of competitors, adding a service that you didn’t already provide, or stretching your reach to other locations, the acquisition process is an excellent way to grow your business.
The reason that many business owners consider a reverse merger is that it does not involve the fees and long waiting time of an IPO (Initial Public Offering). A “reverse merger” is when a private company purchases enough shares of a publicly traded business to consider it an “acquisition.” This then turns the existing company public.