Kim Väisänen from Takeoff Partners is currently co-authoring a book
about exits and everything you should consider if you want to sell your
company. Everything being the key word here – the book is a comprehensive
successful exit is not based on luck but Excels,” says Kim Väisänen from
just happen by accident. You build towards an exit by working on your company
consistent work amounts to many details and operations as featured in the book
called “Exit-opas yrittäjälle – näin trimmaat firmasi myyntikuntoon”. Translated
into English, the title would read along the lines of the entrepreneur’s guide
to exits – how to get your company in shape for sale.
Väisänen’s co-authors for the book are Janne K. Jääskeläinen and Katleena Kortesuo. All three of them are not only seasoned
entrepreneurs and board professionals but also established authors of
Kortesuo highlights that instead of being just a collection of inspirational
exit stories, the book is, in fact, a comprehensive guide.
heavy brick of a book, because exits are a topic that cannot be covered in a
few pages. We are diving into every aspect of preparing your company for an
exit from sales and marketing to HR, financials, government, and more.”
Preparing for an exit makes sense even if you are
not planning one
the book is built around the theme of preparing for an exit, Katleena
Kortesuo says it makes a good read for any entrepreneur or board member.
to selling your house. Getting your house into a good shape and ready for sale
never goes to waste. Even if you never sold it, the process would still have
brought value to you.”
upcoming book stands out from all the other exit books out there in two
one is that it is a Finnish book. The sections that handle governance and
legalities are based on the Finnish law, meaning they are directly applicable
to Finnish companies.
is that the book contains a tremendous amount of concrete instructions in the
form of guidelines, bullet points, tables and graphics, for example. The book
tells you in great detail, how, exactly, a successful exit is done.
stories are inspiring to read and best suited to motivate towards making that
exit. Our book is meant for the phase that comes after: how to actually get it
done,” Katleena Kortesuo concludes.
The book is
published by Alma Talent and scheduled to come out in the fall.