GROWTH & EXIT PLANNING collaborative

Get ready for the Ripcord podcast that has stories from owners that have grown and exited their companies.

RIPCORD – THE PODCAST [coming soon]

Jim Carlisle is world renown M&A Attorney who is on the forefront of the growth and exit planning industry. He takes his 2+ decades of experience and hundreds of transactions and packages it up into a podcast that teaches business owners and advisors what it means to exit a company on their terms.

The Topics: Anything that can help you exit your business.

  • Valuations
  • Legal structures
  • Due diligence
  • Exit options
  • Building a team of advisors
  • Tax planning
  • Estate planning

With experience doing over 200 deals, Jim Carlisle’s mission is to bring you the secrets behind the curtain on what it takes to grow and sell a business.

Who is Jim Carlisle?

Jim engineers outcomes for business owners to ensure they achieve their objectives. As a corporate lawyer, he has more than 25 years of experience working with business owners in connection with growth initiatives, financing, generational transfers, third party sales and general business matters. He is a frequent speaker at events throughout the United States with respect to growth and exit planning, mergers and acquisitions and family business.

He provides clients with his focus, attention and passion. Jim offers his perspective, experience and judgment to help clients make the best decisions with respect to their most important issues.

He provides services to business owners in the following areas: growth & exit planning; mergers and acquisitions; general corporate; family business, and emerging business and technology. For more information related to these areas, please click on the Experience tab.

Three Reasons to Get Ready to Listen

LEARN HOW TO MAXIMIZE YOUR EXIT 

Jim Carlisle’s podcast is a place where you can learn how maximize your sale by engineering the perfect exit. Learn how to build a due diligence library, build the right structure and sell your business at the price you wanted.

LEARN HOW TO BUILD A TEAM OF ADVISORS

Working with your team of advisors can be frustrating and confusing. Learn from the podcast guests and Jim’s expertise on how to hire your multidiciplinary team of advisors and optomize your technical strategies so you can reduce your risk, minimize your taxes and hit your target exit. 

STRUCTURE THE PERFECT EXIT

The difference between being happy and regretting the sale of a business can be in the detials of the structure. Get the best terms and conditions in your exit so you can eliminate your earnout, get more cash up front and save money on taxes. 

LEARN HOW TO MAXIMIZE YOUR EXIT 

Jim Carlisle’s podcast is a place where you can learn how maximize your sale by engineering the perfect exit. Learn how to build a due diligence libary, build the right structure and sell your business at the price you wanted.

LEARN HOW TO BUILD A TEAM OF ADVISORS

Working with your team of advisors can be frustrating and confusing. Learn from the podcast guests and Jim’s expertise on how to hire your multidiciplinary team of advisors and optomize your technical strategies so you can reduce your risk, minimize your taxes and hit your target exit. 

STRUCTURE THE PERFECT EXIT

The difference between being happy and regretting the sale of a business can be in the detials of the structure. Get the best terms and conditions in your exit so you can eliminate your earnout, get more cash up front and save money on taxes. 

Coming Soon Podcasts:

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The Ultimate Exit

How the 3rd generation of a business was able to grow to a large international giant, sell it for hundreds of millions of dollars and create indescribable wealth.

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Business Continuity - The Ultimate Plan

How one owner of a Managed IT Company build a business continuity plan that allowed him to step away from the business and focus on his growth and exit plan… to eventually sell it to an industry titan.

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Selling to Tech Giant

How one owner took on the worlds most dominate player… and walked away with the check of a lifetime. Hear what it’s like to sell a business to a company the whole world has heard of.

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When an Owner Passes...

No one wants to think about what would happen if they passed away and their family or spouse would have to take over the business. That is why you should listen in to hear what happens if you don’t prepare.