In Episode 156, George Bandarian II focused on what he calls ‘customer delight’. By turning his customers into his biggest supporters, he was able to take his family business from a remnant of a dying industry into a huge exit. Find out how customer delight created a world-class company.
From Technological Obsolescence to a Multi-Million Dollar Exit
From a service no one wanted anymore to a growing business and a strategic buyer, find out how AMI was rebuilt to sell.
George Bandarian II took over AMI, his family’s microfilm business in 2000. Recognizing a need for change in an evolving marketplace, Bandarian restructured AMI’s services to become a digital transformation agency, helping corporations preserve paper records online and automate manual paper-based processes.
In this episode, you’ll learn:
- How to ‘de-Georgify’ your business as you get ready to sell
- Why a management team doesn’t have to come with a big price tag
- How delighted clients can turn you into a world-class business
- Deal heat and why it’s important when approaching potential buyers
- The important role push and pull factors play in a happy exit
Bandarian focused AMI’s growth using a number of the 8 Key Drivers of Company Value, but incorporating Module 7—Hub & Spoke— of The Value Builder System™ meant that AMI’s future growth wasn’t dependent on Bandarian himself. As a result, he was able to negotiate an exit that didn’t include him staying on in the new company. To find out how dependent your business is on you, complete Module 1 for free right now.
About George Bandarian II
George Bandarian II lives his purpose of creating transformations and breakthroughs so people live happier, healthier, higher quality lives. He is a speaker, business and life coach and a Certified Value Builder™ advisor, helping business owners learn how to increase enterprise value and create successful business exits. He created Exit to Impact, a brand focused on helping entrepreneurs feeling burnt out, stuck, or handcuffed to sell their businesses for top dollar to achieve financial freedom and pursue their greater calling in life.
Bandarian is a tech junkie born, raised and living in LA, fascinated with and investing in exponential technologies like AI (artificial intelligence) and Robotics. When he’s not helping clients, Bandarian is either in deep meditation, practicing yoga, or engaged in his favorite activity—loving, playing, and creating fun with his wife and two boys.
Get in touch with Bandarian via email and download his Ultimate Business Exit Checklist created for listeners at exitchecklist.com.