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How to Buy an Existing Business

Facilitator: David Barnett, B.A.A., CBI, CMEA, Apropos Marketing Communications


Potential buyers of small and medium-sized existing businesses.


Why start from scratch?  Buying an existing business can offer you a head start in the world of business ownership.

In this workshop participants will learn:

  • The advantages of buying an existing business over starting a new business
  • The difference between a buyer-lead acquisition process vs. a seller initiated process
  • How to approach a potential opportunity using intermediaries
  • The key information for analysis, due-diligence and determining a fair value
  • How to finance the purchase
  • Which experts to involve and when you will need them, such as accountants, lawyers, brokers, bankers, etc.

DURATION: 1 day or 1/2 day

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