The day began bright and early on Friday, September 27, 2019, with a breakfast panel at the Royal Sonesta, “What’s Next for Your Business: Transition Planning,” sponsored by PKF Texas and hosted by the Houston Business Journal (HBJ).

six American gentlemen standing in a line in front of tall posters for the Houston Business Journal and PKF Texas' transition planning panel breakfast event

The HBJ’s Market President and Publisher, Bob Charlet, moderated the panel, which included:

Because not every business sale is the same and has different working components, the panelists shared their knowledge and insights via anecdotes and personal accounts of trials and tribulations from past deals.


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On September 27, 2019, PKF Texas and the Houston Business Journal (HBJ) are partnering for a Power Breakfast event: “What’s Next for Your Business: Transition Planning.” A panel of transaction professionals and advisors will provide their insights at the Royal Sonesta about how business owners and executives should prepare for and have a transition plan

Jen: This is the PKF Texas Entrepreneur’s Playbook. I’m Jen Lemanski, and I’m here with Matt Goldston, an Entrepreneurial Advisory Services Director and one of the faces of PKF Texas’ Transaction Advisory Services team. Matt, welcome back to The Playbook.

Matt: Thank you very much, Jen.

Jen: So, I know you were talking with one of our guest hosts, Russ Capper, about selling your business, and what I want to touch on today is value. What does a company need to do to learn the value of their company?


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Russ: This is the PKF Texas Entrepreneur’s Playbook. I’m Russ Capper, this week’s guest host, and I’m here with Matt Goldston, an Entrepreneurial Advisory Services Director and one of the faces of PKF Texas’s Transaction Advisory Services team. Matt, welcome to The Playbook.

Matt: Thank you, Russ.

Russ: You bet. Tell us how a seller should prepare to sell their company.

Matt: Certainly. In a couple of different ways. One would be mentally prepare. The sales process is very difficult, and mitigating and dealing with concerns and issues that might turn out in the process – it’s good to look at those things early on.

Russ: I’ve been involved in this space a little bit, and that’s great advice right there. I’ve probably been in instances where I wasn’t mentally prepared, but what else? Keep going.


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We are excited to announce we have a new Director joining our firm. His name is Matthew Goldston, CPA, CM&AA, CVA, and he is joining our Entrepreneurial Advisory Services team.

Matthew’s experience as a CFO includes leading multiple companies through transactions from mergers and acquisitions to integrations, spin-offs and successful exits. Additionally, he has extensive