New Market Realities: How to Prepare Your Practice for a Sale

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Figuring out how to sell your veterinary practice is a process filled with important decisions and questions to ask. Even in the current consolidation market, where there are no multiples of 18x or 20x, selling your clinic can be extremely rewarding if you take the right approach. This week, Ryan Leech and Dr. Ivan Zak discuss what to consider before partnering with a group and how to make a successful exit for you and your team.

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Topics discussed:

  • A quick overview of the current veterinary consolidation market
  • What to know about selling a vet hospital
  • What are the criteria for finding the right partner

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Dr. Ivan Zak has earned multiple accreditations in veterinary medicine. After graduating, he worked in 35 veterinary hospitals across Canada, where he was inspired to create Smart Flow, a first-in-the-industry workflow optimization system. Smart Flow was subsequently acquired by Fortune 500 company IDEXX, where he became General Manager of the Software division. After consulting 500+ practices worldwide on workflow optimization, he decided it was time for a new adventure. Dr. Ivan has a holistic view of the whole veterinary business market and he’s making his next step the creation of a more cohesive, unified platform that will ultimately benefit the veterinary professionals.