Business Exit Strategy: A Quick and Effective Owner's Guide

Embarking on the journey of selling your business in the UAE marks the end of an era and the beginning of a new chapter. As a business owner, you've poured your heart and soul into building a thriving enterprise, and now it's time to navigate the intricate process of securing a fair deal for your hard-earned asset. At our firm, we understand the complexities of selling a business, and our seasoned team of brokers is dedicated to guiding you through a structured and comprehensive 90-day process. Here's a glimpse into the steps that await you:

Step 1. Evaluate the Market and Determine the Right Price 

Before diving into the sales process, it's crucial to assess the market landscape and determine if the timing is favorable for selling your business. Factors such as industry trends, economic conditions, and competition play a significant role in this decision-making process. With our expert guidance, you'll undergo a professional business appraisal to ascertain the true value of your business and set a competitive market price.

Step 2. Develop a Strategic Sale Plan 

Selling a business requires careful planning and execution. We'll work closely with you to develop a detailed sale plan that outlines the necessary steps and milestones for a successful transaction. This plan serves as your roadmap, ensuring that you stay on track and maximize the value of your business throughout the sales process.

Step 3. Compile an Information Package for Buyers 

Prospective buyers will require detailed information about your business during the due diligence process. We'll assist you in compiling a comprehensive information package that provides insights into your business's financial performance, operational details, and growth potential. This package serves as a valuable resource for prospective buyers and helps streamline the sales process.

Step 4. Launch a Targeted Marketing Campaign 

Marketing your business effectively is crucial to attracting qualified buyers. Leveraging our expertise, we'll design a targeted marketing campaign tailored to reach potential buyers in the UAE and beyond. By showcasing the unique value proposition of your business, we'll generate interest and foster healthy competition among prospective buyers, ultimately driving up the sale price.

Step 5. Negotiate Price and Conditions with Buyers

Once potential buyers have shown interest in your business, it's time to enter negotiations. Working closely with our team, you'll negotiate the price and terms of the sale, including payment structure, transition period, and any contingencies. Our goal is to ensure a mutually beneficial agreement that meets your financial objectives and safeguards your interests.

Step 6. Finalize Business Sale Contract 

With negotiations settled, it's essential to formalize the agreement in a comprehensive business sale contract. Collaborating with your legal advisors, our team will draft a contract that outlines all terms and conditions of the sale, including purchase price, payment terms, warranties, and any other relevant provisions. This contract will undergo thorough review and refinement to ensure clarity and protection for all parties involved.

Step 7. Facilitate Settlement 

As the sale process nears completion, our team will work diligently to facilitate a smooth settlement. This includes coordinating payment transfers, finalizing any remaining documentation, and overseeing the transition of ownership. Depending on the agreement, we may also provide support during the transition period, which could involve training or assistance to ensure a seamless handover of the business operations. Our goal is to ensure that the settlement process is executed efficiently and with minimal disruption to your business.


Selling your business in the UAE is a significant milestone, and partnering with a reputable broker can make all the difference. If you're ready to take the next step towards a successful sale, we invite you to contact our team today. Together, let's unlock the full potential of your business and pave the way for a prosperous future.

Considering selling your business?

At UNIFY Commercial, we have the expertise to guide you every step of the way. Connect with one of our consultants today to embark on your business sales journey with confidence.