"A man who carries a cat by the tail
learns something he can learn in no other
I had previously sold my Managing Member interest
in a significant nationally franchised real estate
agency operating in a premier real estate market.
The sale was to my former minority partners, who
failed to honor their ongoing financial and executive
contractual obligations contained in the agreement,
and actually attempted through legal means to force
a completely unacceptable settlement.
needed organization of supporting docs, conventional
financial analysis, and most importantly, negotiation
assistance and direction. Ed Stevens and his associates
accurately organized and analyzed all financial
and legal histories, and established a negotiable
range of current worth. Mr. Stevens executive presence
coupled with solid negotiating abilities led to
a financial cash settlement in excess of 10 times
the forced buyout offer, and was within the confines
of the original purchase and sale agreement.