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The Power of Feedback: 2019 EPI Member Survey

Understanding what our members find valuable (and what they do not) is crucial to EPI. As we contemplate the future and aim to make important decisions that will impact the direction of our company, the power of your feedback and the guidance it provides gives us the right focus. We want to ensure that we are… read more

Announcement: Three New CEPA Training Center Locations

As a part of our brand promise, Exit Planning Institute is pleased to announce three new CEPA program locations. The expansion of our lineup is a direct response to the growing demand and opportunity that exists in the Pacific Coast, the Midwest and the Northeast Region. There are a lot of advisors like you who have been asking… read more

Announcement: 2019 Excellence in Exit Planning Award Nominees

The 2019 Excellence in Exit Planning Awards are sponsored by UBS Financial Services, Inc. The exit planning profession poses unique challenges and opportunities. The advisors leading this industry tend to be more entrepreneurial, display high leadership, and are instrumental in driving best practices for their peers and for business owners themselves. Exit planning advisors are… read more

Valuation: A Worthy Cause

Original article contributed from Family Business Magazine [download now] What’s it worth to you? One reason for confusion over valuation is that there’s more than one way to value a company. All too often in family businesses, family members are unaware of these distinctions. “They don’t understand how the companies get valued, and they don’t… read more

Planning Options

Wednesday, August 21, 2019  |  2:00-3:00 PM EST  |  Register Now In this upcoming broadcast hear from a panel of experts, including CEPA, Chris Vanderzyden, discussing winning strategies to exit on your terms. It’s difficult to imagine a day when you are not an integral part of your business, but every business owner will exit… read more

[Event Recap] Owner Engagement program Mid-Year Summit

First Ever Mid-Year Summit: Eleven Leaders Meet to Collaborate On July 11-12, 2019, the Exit Planning Institute hosted members of the Owner Engagement program for the first annual Owner Engagement Mid-Year Summit in Cleveland, OH. This gathering served as an opportunity for the group to gather face-to-face, supplementing their monthly virtual gatherings, for collaboration, idea… read more

Is the M&A Window Closing?

Original article contributed from Quantive Valuations [see full article] How long can a good thing last? So here we are, halfway through 2019 and judging by the commentary from various talking heads, press releases, and my good friends in wealth management, it seems we really have no idea how strong the economy is. Maybe I’m… read more

[Inside Look] Behind Evolve

When the Exit Planning Institute Executive team comes together to brainstorm the Summit theme each year, there are many factors that come into play. It causes the team to focus on our goals and look ahead to where we, as a company, are headed. This year, the Summit theme is Evolve. Increase your credibility. Enhance… read more

OwnerRoundtable Education: Filling the Room with Creative Ideas

Creating Lasting Change: EPI Welcomes Three New Facilitators Conducting the Owner Engagement Discovery Day at the EPI headquarters is a unique experience. The experts, facilitators, and CEPAs who attend fill the room with creative ideas while they learn to create successful business owner peer groups. The owner engagement membership has grown and now supports roughly… read more

Exit Planning Awareness Across the Country

We cannot believe it is June 1, it has been a busy year for exit planning.  You may have seen us across the country, in your region or we may be coming your way soon. The Exit Planning Institute is committed to providing best industry content, ongoing practice support, and owner education resources. In order… read more