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Opus Adds Exit Planning to its List of Services
exit strategy Opus Constulting Group recently began advertising Exit Planning as a service in Maine Ahead Magazine for business owners in Maine who do not currently have an exit strategy in place. Are you a business owner?  Have you considered how / when you will leave your business?  At some point, every business owner will need to address these questions but many are unprepared.  Let Opus Consulting Group help you develop and execute a plan that maximizes the value of your business and allows you to achieve both your personal and business goals. At Opus Consulting Group, we will help you understand how to grow and protect the value of your business while ensuring that you are able to transition at a time that is optimal for you and the business.  The average business owner has 75% of their net worth tied up in their business, yet 80% of businesses are not saleable today for what the business owner expects.  In most cases, the transition out of the business will be the most significant financial event of your life with, so why not speak with an experienced professional who will help manage the process?  Preparing your business for a transition can be a hectic affair with few options and it is often triggered by an unplanned event or constrained by time. Opus Consulting offers you our Exit Planning service in order to maximize your profits and minimize your stress. Our process has six fundamental steps: 1.  Business Assessment 2.  Establish Owner Objectives 3.  Business Valuation 4.  Develop a Plan of Action 5.  Enhance Business Value & Ensure Business Continuity 6.  Execute Exit Strategy Opus Consulting Group is based in Portland, Maine and our professionals have years of experience that you can trust within the Maine business community.
New Brunswick Business Delegation To Maine

Opus Consulting Group is working with Atlantica Group LLC to welcome a business delegation from New Brunswick to Maine. On September 19 – 20, 2011, a business delegation from New Brunswick, Canada will be visiting Bangor and Portland, Maine with the goal of making productive connections...

“Intern”al Reflections

As a French and Economics double major at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, I had always wanted to work for a financial-services firm in Maine for the summer. Spending my summer here at Opus was one of the most informative and interesting summers of my life. I was fortunate enough...

Borders – final chapter!

In February, Borders Group and its bookstores filed voluntary petitions under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code.  On July 19, 2011, Borders announced that Borders bookstores across the country will be liquidated, beginning as soon as Friday. Earlier this year, we posted on our Blog...

Couldn’t Agree More

Chuck Lawton gets to the heart of the matter re: Maine job creation: http://www.pressherald.com/business/another-maine-distinction-loss-of-employers_2011-05-29.html...

After Palm, RIM…

I have been an early adopter of the Palm technology and how it helped us in our daily business life, starting with the Palm Pilot then the Tungsten and finally my favorite pda the Treo...

Bad News, Good News for the Maine Economy

Opposite ends of the spectrum re: economic development in the Press Herald today: First, the bad news -- I had been hopeful that Phil Congdon would be an effective DECD Commissioner based on some early comments that he made.  It didn't take long to crush that...

Opus-Style Thinking from a Maine Government Official

The Press Herald ran an op-ed earlier this week by Judge Dana Hanley of the Probate Court who also spent ten years in the Maine House and Senate. Judge Hanley dishes out some Opus-style wisdom supported by a case study. Three cheers for...

Firehouse…

Do you know Firehouse Subs? 16 years after opening their first restaurant, the brand has grown to more than 415 restaurants in 21 states… Two firefighting brothers came together to create a new American icon in the restaurant business and in the sandwich industry.  With a family history of more...