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We get you the most out of your business sale or purchase

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Do you know what your business is worth? Find out.

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Your challenges are unique. We know how to find the right answers.

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Opportunities are out there. Let us help you find the best ones.

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WHO WE ARE

With a passion for professional business consulting, and a real understanding of the problems faced by business owners in the modern landscape, CTL's goal is to help make every business a success.

How can you know that we understand where you're coming from as a business owner? 

Established in Calgary, Canada in 2007, we now have offices in Calgary, California, and Taipei. We use our global presence, combined with our passion for professional business consulting, to strive to provide holistic services that achieve results. Most importantly though, is that our determined and diverse group of experienced professional are dedicated to making your business grow. They have been there before, and are committed to seeing you to a successful solution as well.

We specialize in a variety of services, namely business consulting, buying and selling businesses, mergers and acquisitions, business valuations, corporate finance, investments, and business training. Each service is designed to efficiently and effectively achieve results. We also provide various Certificate Programs as part of our Business Skills Training Centre. Your success is our success and it is our mission to make every business successful.

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Success Stories

 

 

Our Client -  Xxx Plastic Recycling Manufacture

 

December 2017

John, based in Canada, was seeking to acquire or merge into another plastic recycling plant in China in an effort to relocate manufacturing efforts to Taiwan. By having the corporate HQ remain in Canada, but have manufacturing based in Taiwan, operating costs would be reduced, as well as made more efficient. Using our global expertise, we were able to suggest specific plants in China that would be the best options for an acquisition, as part of an M&A pitch book. Following the decision, we organized all M&A processes such as screening targets, doing due diligence, performing valuations, legal, accounting/finance/tax, human resources and synergy measurements and so on. We also connected with professional accountants, lawyers, and valuators and communicated with the founder/CEO so we were able to close deals successfully. In 2014, we acquired two manufacturers in China.

Down the road, John wanted to sell his business for the best price. First, we had an “Exit Business Succession Planning Pitch book” including exit time frame. Our Exit Expert can ensure the process ends in success, rather than failure. 

Here is what we did for John

  • Plan the business strategy to drive maximum value.
  • Ensure the business is in market areas that command high valuations.
  • Focus on how to add value, not just sales.
  • Make sure the business is correctly valued.
  • Pay less tax on exit! We weigh up your tax liabilities to ensure the exit doesn’t cost more than is bargained for.
  • Make sure legal sites in three locations
  • Identify potential buyers and management teams.
  • Track down the right people and systems to move forward.
  • Consider and prepare for the buyers’ needs and due diligence.
  • Work through the transitional period to minimize work and stress.
  • Plan the timing – when his business is well invested not up against issues

On Dec, 2017, we sold our client's Plastic Recycling business for 35 million to USA client in one year. I remembered two buyers asked for lower prices but didn’t meet our expectations. We waited until the best deals came to us.

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2015 M+A Transactions

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THE TEAM

Maggie Chen

Maggie Chen

President/CEO

 

With over 15 years of business management experience in Taiwan, China, Hong Kong, Singapore, USA, and Canada, Maggie Chen is an entrepreneur who is passionate about business development.

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Global Professional Teams

Global Professional Teams

Professional Teams

 

CTL's large group of experts ensures that there is always a team of professionals ready to provide you the best service in all of our offered categories.

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