Buying A Business? Here’s How To Do It Right

There's a reason why buying a business is referred to as a "buying process." There are a substantial number of steps involved and much to consider, especially for anyone who has never bought one before. This is a major decision and investment. With so much at stake, it is crucial that you prepare yourself properly … Continue reading Buying A Business? Here’s How To Do It Right

Is 2017 the Year to Invest in Spain?

Spain is not only a good destination for investment and enterprise creation. Today is probably one of the best options in the European Union. There are many elements that justify this reality, in this case we will review some of the reasons to invest in Spain. 1 - It's time to invest in Spain The beginning of economic growth … Continue reading Is 2017 the Year to Invest in Spain?

For All First-Time Business Buyers

There are several factors you need to consider before purchasing a business, the first being the type of business you'd like to buy. Once you've determined that, your to-do list will be lengthy: You must identify businesses of that type that are for sale, contact the seller, complete a basic analysis of the business, make … Continue reading For All First-Time Business Buyers

7 Negotiating Tips When Buying or Selling a Business

A person buying or selling a business needs the temperament and correct negotiation skills to successfully close the deal. It used to be that people think you are a good negotiator if you push for what you want and you get it. This mentality is passé. Today, deals are made by parties willing to find … Continue reading 7 Negotiating Tips When Buying or Selling a Business

7 Biggest Mistakes When Buying a Business

Business buying is complicated. There is lots to think about and do, and many pieces of paper to sign. And lots of money going out the door. Just so you don't forget anything, I have collected some bits of wisdom about buying a business, from my consultations with business owners. Mistake #1 - Signing documents … Continue reading 7 Biggest Mistakes When Buying a Business

20 Key Due Diligence Activities in an M&A Transaction

By David Lipkin | In: Business Planning, Buying a Business, Legal, M&A Transactions By Richard D. Harroch and David A. Lipkin Mergers and acquisitions typically involve a substantial amount of due diligence by the buyer. Before committing to the transaction, the buyer will want to ensure that it knows what it is buying and what obligations it is assuming, the nature and … Continue reading 20 Key Due Diligence Activities in an M&A Transaction

How to Buy a Business

Buying an existing business can be a great opportunity to get into business without going through the process of starting from scratch. If you buy a turnkey operation, you can skip the startup phase entirely and begin operations as soon as the sale is complete; everything is already set up and ready to go.

10 Things It Takes To Buy a Business

Published: Tuesday, August 18, 2009 By: Business Brokerage Press Despite all of our talk about the importance of getting more listings, we don’t want to forget the buyer. Many of the brokers we have talked to recently say that buyers don’t seem to be an issue. However, having too many buyers can take time away … Continue reading 10 Things It Takes To Buy a Business

22 Mistakes Made by Sellers in M&A Transactions

By Richard Harroch | In: Buying a Business, M&A Transactions, Selling a Business Selling a company is often difficult and time consuming. The mergers and acquisitions (M&A) process is one that requires careful planning, competent professionals assisting the target company, and an understanding of the deal dynamics involved in the negotiations. CEOs and companies that have not been engaged in many … Continue reading 22 Mistakes Made by Sellers in M&A Transactions