Your Client Wants to Sell Their Business: What You Need to Know to Serve Them Well | Scott Hardman

Session: 3:00 PM

Session Description

The presentation will provide attendees with practical information to help them serve and assist their clients who will be selling their businesses.

The presentation will include:

  • A Brief Introduction
  • An Overview of the M&A Process
  • Key Drivers of Deal Value
  • Timing Considerations
  • Questions & Answers
  • Conclusion

Learning Objectives

The presentation is designed as an interactive discussion to prepare attendees to assist clients who are going to sell their businesses.


Speaker Bio

Scott Hardman is the Managing Director at Alexander Hutton, Oaklins' member firm in Seattle. Scott focuses on manufacturing, technology and healthcare transactions. In the manufacturing sector, he has particular experience in aerospace. Previously, Scott established the international division of a financial consulting firm, where he consulted with banks and businesses across the United States and in 28 countries on questions related to finance, valuation and management. From 1989 to 1994, he served as Chairman and CEO of a Seattle-based diversified manufacturing company serving the aerospace and marine industries. While there, he conducted acquisitions, divestitures and private placements. Scott holds several graduate degrees, including an MBA from the University of Washington. Additionally, he serves on numerous corporate, charitable and institutional boards of directors, including UW Medicine/Northwest Hospital, which he previously chaired. Active in public affairs, Scott was a 1994 candidate for the United States Senate and previously served as the Chair of the State of Washington’s Economic Development Finance Authority.