This book is required reading for anyone interested in understanding how to most effectively approach the transfer of ownership in a company and to craft a successful transition for both shareholders and firm. The author leverages his decades of international experience in helping owners at this stage of their life and career to think through all of the issues involved. It is rich in examples and in practical advice on how to maximize transaction proceeds and crystallize value. -Dante Roscini, Professor, Harvard Business SchoolFormer Head of Global Equity Capital Markets, Merrill LynchI have always had a strong admiration for business builders, those “unsung heroes of society”. From the perspective of someone who has spent years of his life buying businesses, the preparation and methodology recommended by Nemethy on how to prepare and execute an ownership transition would help most business owners improve the chances of a positive and timely outcome, while achieving their corporat