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November 15, 2019

When growth through acquisition is your strategy, make sure there's good alignment between your current business and your target.

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November 8, 2019

The negotiating and deal term experience of a broker can help you avoid a number of landmines and shortcut the process of buying a business.

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November 1, 2019

Buying a business is a little like courtship. The deeper you understand each other the harder it is for little imperfections to end it.

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October 25, 2019

While analysis paralysis is not a great recipe for successful decision making, a prospective buyer should never fail to ask enough questions to understand the business; and the seller's motivations.

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October 18, 2019

If you don't like the kind of business you are looking at and it doesn't excite you, no amount of profitability and financial soundness will overcome that.

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October 11, 2019

Want to spend a bunch of money and wait several years to get it back? Start a business. Want to spend a bunch of money and see an immediate return? Buy one.

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October 4, 2019

Preparing a business for sale should start the day you buy it. Making smart growth decisions will maximize its value.

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September 27, 2019

You can never really ask enough questions when buying a business. Gather your information, make decisions, and then take action.

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September 20, 2019

Getting an acceptable letter of intent is a conversation changer in the sales process. It is a time to be both patient and open-minded as specific deal terms will now be discussed.

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September 13, 2019

The greatest advantage in buying an existing business is a financial track record you can take to the bank. Startups can be exciting, but they have their own set of financial risks.

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