When you decide to sell your business you are making one of the most important decisions you will ever make. This occurs after a lot of planning and thinking.
Selling can be a very unsettling and disturbing process for the owner, as you don’t want to upset staff, suppliers, or clients who may leave, and go elsewhere if they find out the business is for sale.
You have put a great deal of time and effort into building your business, and you (rightly) need to protect your business from competitors and from sabotage.
Accordingly, it is essential that others respect your right to privacy, and confidentiality. In meeting this requirement there will be certain restrictions and processes that a buyer must adhere to. A genuine and sincere buyer should have no reservations about meeting those requirements.