FOR THE DEAL YOU DREAM OF
(NOT THE ONE YOU SETTLE FOR)
Every entrepreneur eventually transitions away from the business. The difference in securing a life-making exit comes down to two things: preparation and experience.
In over 100 transactions, Class VI has delivered more than $3 billion in value to entrepreneurs. We’ve mapped the treacherous rapids of M&A. The result is a proven, disciplined process to get you from advance planning and business optimization, all the way to the next adventure.
Map the way to market-ready
Evaluate your business from an investor's perspective. Find out the critical factors affecting what your company is worth today. Most importantly, identify the highest impact actions you can take to maximize your valuation, whenever you plan to go to market.
Find the easiest path to your chosen destination
The journey is different for every entrepreneur. What do you really want to achieve, in business and in life? What obstacles stand between you and a rewarding exit? How can you navigate around the rocks to the future you envision? Let us be your guides.
Go to market, confidently
Once your business is market-ready, it’s go time. An M&A transaction is the most treacherous stage of the business lifecycle—akin to shooting Class VI rapids only an Olympic paddler should attempt. Rely on our experienced investment banking team to get you through to the deal you desire.
Embrace your future, beyond the sale
You call it wealth management, we call it the good stuff! The Class VI Family Office has helped hundreds of business owners transition into their new life of financial freedom.
Seize your chance to improve the world
Your skill and success empower you to effect positive change. Helping entrepreneurs give back is our defining “why.”
ASSESS YOUR VALUE
View your business through investors’ eyes
- Patented Business Health Assessment
- Based on hundreds of mid-market transactions
- Compiled against thousands of data points
- Proprietary algorithm evaluates your market readiness and value
Receive a free business health assessment today.
Empowering the Entrepreneurial Spirit
At Class VI, we believe that entrepreneurs are the backbone of our communities and our country. Through innovation, job creation, and relentless efforts giving back, entrepreneurs make our neighborhoods and our world better.
The Class VI mission is to serve you with hustle, humility and a focus on the relationships we forge. Our goal is to help you reap all the value you deserve from the companies you’ve created.
This is how we Empower the Entrepreneurial Spirit.
HEAR FROM OUR Investment banking CLIENTS
A lucrative exit and lasting legacy—that’s only part of it
Hear what our clients have to say about their Class VI Partners experience.
Like traversing Class VI rapids
Class VI rapids are the most dangerous category of whitewater on earth, safely traversable only by Olympic-level paddlers. Likewise, a company sale or capital raise transaction is the most treacherous stage of the business lifecycle. We specialize in helping entrepreneurs prepare for and achieve their personal best in this most challenging part of their journeys.
The Definitive Guide to Selling Your Company
By Christopher J. Younger and David C. Tolson
The time you spend today thinking about the ultimate sale or transition of your business will yield some of the greatest rewards you will ever experience, both financially and personally.
Resources and guides
CLASS VI BLOG
Market Trends. Education. Expert Wisdom.
Step-by-step guides for the successful entrepreneur
The WHY Project
The greatest reward lies in contributing to something larger than yourself