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– Tony F. Bought an upscale/resort restaurant/bar in 2016.

  • Selling Your Business: Who is Buying?

    Selling Your Business?Do You Know Who is Buying?If you’re thinking about selling your business, there are a number of things you must do to get it ready – some physical, some financial and some organizational. But have you given any thought to getting your marketing ready? In order to get your marketing right, you need ... read more

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    Selling Your Business: Why Now is a Good Time

    Thinking of Selling Your Business?Now is a Great Time to Do So!As it does in all other markets, the concept of supply and demand obtains in the market for businesses. If you have been thinking about selling your business, the current climate for such deals is very favorable. The demand is high, credit is available ... read more

  • Selling Your Business: The Exit Strategy

    Thinking of Selling Your Business?Let’s Talk About Your Exit Strategy What?!? You’re thinking about selling your business but you don’t have an exit strategy? Well, it pains me to tell you this, Bucko, but you’re not alone. UBS – the Swiss global financial management firm – recently released its quarterly Investor Watch Report. This one focused ... read more

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    Starting vs Buying a Business

    Thinking of Starting a Business?Let’s Chat About It First Starting vs Buying a Business Millions of people have a dream of owning their own business. My guess is that you’re one of them. That dream may have been born from seeing other people successfully operate their own businesses or from imagining the freedom owning a business might ... read more

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    Selling a Specialty Business

    Selling a Specialty BusinessSelling a Specialty Business may seem like an odd title for a post. Why? Because most businesses could be considered “specialty businesses”. After all, if your business is a supplier of dental tools, a custom guitar manufacturer, a maker of high-fat ice cream, a business brokerage, a specialty cheese maker or any ... read more

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    Buying a Business: Risk Allocation Between Buyer and Seller

    Buying a Business: Risk AllocationWhat is “risk allocation” and how does it pertain to and figure into the negotiations when buying a business? Risk allocation is an attempt by the buyers and sellers of a business to identify known risks – as well as acknowledge that there may be some unknown risks – and allocate those ... read more

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    Sell a Business: Security and Confidentiality

    Sell a Business: Security and ConfidentialityTo sell a business – or a division of a business – requires sharing and disclosing, securely and confidentially, a great deal of proprietary information. There is generally a significant amount of important and confidential data that must be exchanged between the buyer and the seller and their respective advisors. Email ... read more

  • Buying a Business: Due Diligence

    Buying a Business? Do Your Diligence!Buying a business involves, among other things, a great deal of study and investigation, In short, you need to go through an in depth process of due diligence to make sure you know what you’re buying. If you’re using a mergers and acquisitions firm or business broker to assist you, such ... read more

  • Components of a Purchase Agreement

    The Components of a Purchase AgreementAre you ready to buy a business? Are you a business broker putting together a deal? In either case, you have to know the components of a purchase agreement, a document rich in detail – and enough archaic legal jargon to put a normal, sentient human being to sleep in ... read more

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    Buying PART of a Business

    Buying Into a BusinessHave you ever thought of buying into a business; that is, buying a part of a business? People do it all the time. They buy minority stakes (less than 50% ownership), even stakes (50/50) and majority ownership (more than 50%). Why would someone buy a part of a business? Though it requires ... read more

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