Navigating Mortgage M&A
E2: Fixing to Get Ready: Financial Preparation
In this episode, “Fixing to Get Ready: Financial Preparation,” we discuss the critical aspects of financial readiness. Hosts Lauren and Brian are joined by Ken Richey and Steve Smith, seasoned professionals with extensive experience advising clients in the industry. Ken, the founder of Richey May & Co., specializes in creating customized business and tax planning strategies for clients. Steve is an industry consultant with over 35 years of experience in financial services and mortgage banking. Together, they address essential considerations for owners and sponsors who are contemplating the sale of their companies. They explore the intricacies of asset sales, outline the financial and accounting prerequisites for successful negotiations, and discuss which key stakeholders within the company should be informed when a deal is in progress.