Tobin Leff

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Increase Company Value For Selling Your Company with Accurate Financial Statements

Preparing Your Financial Statements for a Sale of Your Company, Part II: Accuracy and Adjustments

In his previous White Paper on Financial Statements (click here in case you missed it), TobinLeff partner and former Ernst & Young CPA, Chuck Gottschalk, addressed topics like what data buyers will be looking for […]

Increase Company Value For Selling Your Company with Accurate Financial Statements

Preparing Your Financial Statements for a Sale of Your Company

Everyone knows that accurate financial information is key to running a successful business. But, when it comes to selling your company – now or in the future – the consistency, completeness, and reliability of your […]

agency value

Forget Mr. Rogers and Get Real About Your Agency’s Uniqueness

What makes your agency “special”? Do your key differentiators really make you different from everyone else? This White Paper focuses a critical eye on the things that many agency owners think set them apart and […]


12 Elements of Earn-outs to Get M&A Deals Done on Your Terms

If you own a marketing services agency, when the time is right to sell, you most likely will be presented with deal structures that include earn-out provisions. In turn, if you have a buy and […]

business value

What’s Your Business Really Worth?

Valuing an agency is both art and science… and often a deep, dark mystery. After working with more than 125 businesses across the country, TobinLeff has gained some insight into the black box of determining […]

exit plan

What Is an Exit Plan, and Why Do I Need One?

Surveys indicate that most agency owners believe an Exit Plan is important, but still don’t have one. If that describes you, this White Paper will help you understand what an Exit Plan is and how […]

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Four Transactions that Built a New Agency (M&A, Exit Planning, Strategic Consulting)

The founding partner of a Midwest PR agency retained us to structure a plan for a partner buyout. The minority partner was eager to acquire controlling interest, but did not have the cash to fund […]

mergers and acquisitions, m&a

From an Inside to an Outside Deal (M&A, Exit Planning)

The founding partners of a well-established Mid-Atlantic branding and design firm asked for assistance with exit planning, hoping to pass the torch to their senior management team. After placing a value on the business, we […]

merger and acquisition strategic consulting

Surprise—I Want Out! (Exit Planning, Strategic Consulting)

What would you do if one day your partner strolled into your office unannounced, threw down on your desk a legal document prepared by his personal lawyer entitled “Partner Withdrawal Agreement,” and declared he wanted […]

strategic business consulting

Raising a Client’s Business Vision (Strategic Business Consulting)

A highly successful, 10-year-old consulting business with two majority owners and several minority owners was growing at a rapid pace, doubling its size over the past two years, and is on track to top $25 […]