Approaching an Owner for a Possible Acquisition? Don’t Write, Call.

How do you begin your courtship of a not-for-sale company?

Sending a letter is fairly common practice for contacting owners, but it’s not the most effective way to communicate. A letter will not attract the owner’s attention and likely will go into the trash without being read.

There’s a better way to stand out from the sea of buyers and make sure your message is heard: I suggest making a phone call. You might think calling too forward, but it is an excellent way to differentiate you from your competition and to start a positive relationship with the owner. Continue reading this post on AMA Playbook.

*This post was originally published on AMA Playbook. Visit David Braun’s author page to read all of his articles.

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