client journey

Selling a business while
honoring a legacy.

A sale to the right private equity firm allowed this business owner to achieve his destiny.

6.5x

EBITDA Versus 5.0 Average

30+

Years In Business

+15%

Annual Growth Rate

30%

Annual EBITDA

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A Private Equity Opportunity

After running a technology solutions company for thirty years the founders were ready to retire. As they imagined the legacy the sale would create it was important to keep the family business culture post-acquisition.

Their first priority was keeping the business in the community and retaining employees and client relationships.

  • Market Valuation

  • Vision Session

  • Acquisition Roadmap

Client Results

With a clear vision for the ideal acquirer the Destined team built the acquisition roadmap. They developed a targeted list of private equity firms with long-term investment timelines. All potential acquirers were required to demonstrate extensive operating experience in the industry.

  • 20+ offers at 3x the average industry multiple

  • 3 PE buyers selected using quantitative and qualitative research

  • A buyer with capital, expertise, and energy is now building on the founder’s legacy

Market Valuation
Vision Session
Acquisition Roadmap

“Thank you for all your help and support with the difficult work of selling our business. We are doing it only once, but you are in this more often, and that is good for us so we can learn from your experiences.”

Owner, Technology Solutions Firm

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