Greg De Jong sold his $200 million firm to Savant Capital Management, which has over $4 billion in AUM. He is now a happy Savant advisor.
How to Sell to a Large Firm and Stay Happy
Greg De Jong took the plunge and sold his $200 million firm to a much larger one for equity, cash and a five-year note. Looking back, he has no regrets.
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