How To Sell a Manufacturing Company in Texas: Everything To Know

After the Sale


Once the deal has closed, a comprehensive plan is created to hand over the keys to the premises to the new owner. Other access they might need could include a tech stack, digital back office, confidential documents, bank accounts, archives, and more. See if the organizational documents or stock records need to be updated (along with similar concerns). 

A new chain of command may need to be established from the top down. Informing the team of changes in who to report to and what to expect can help this transition be more seamless. The new owners should be brought up to speed about the current state of operations and the current initiatives in play. 

  • Pro tip: You may attract better buyers if you start planning for the transition early in the process. Buyers prefer smooth transitions.


After selling your manufacturing business, you may have some time on your hands. Don’t underestimate the impact on your personal life. Filling that time can be more challenging than you think. There are only so many beaches you can lounge on, after all!

After Selling Your Manufacturing Company in Texas: What’s Next?

Start thinking about the next act. Philanthropy? World travel? Self-improvement and enrichment? Family vacations? Legacy? A new entrepreneurial venture? 

The sky's the limit!


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Prior to purchasing IBEX, Chuck Harvey spent 35 years as CEO, CFO and consultant to the Fortune 500, Middle Market, Mainstreet and in the Start-up community, including spending time at PepsiCo & Price Waterhouse Coopers. During that time, Chuck oversaw three dozen buy-side / sell-side transactions on three continents, including a $35M sale of a Texas digital photography pioneer to a $1 Billion Japanese conglomerate.

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