Administration vs Liquidation: what’s the difference?


In your everyday usage, you may find that the terms “administration” and “liquidation” are used interchangeably. However, these terms mean two very different things in a business environment. Indeed, both...continue reading

Business trends to watch out for in 2019


It’s a new year and you’ve probably set up some resolutions for your business as well as goals and targets after a review of 2018. But before you finalise anything, it’s important to keep abreast of those trends ...continue reading

Using an earn-out agreement in a business sale


Simply put, an earn-out agreement is a contractual prearrangement in an acquisition which mandates that the seller receives additional compensation if the business reaches its discussed financial goals over a specific time frame f...continue reading

Buying a business in debt


Every business decision carries an element of risk. It's understandable, then, when looking to acquire a new business, some entrepreneurs are less confident about purchasing companies that are already in debt. For those buy...continue reading

When is the right time for an entrepreneur to step back after selling the business?


New research from Livingstone Partners has found that three quarters of entrepreneurs want to continue to work for their businesses after they sell them. What’s more, among the 16-24-year-old group, 90 percent of entrepreneu...continue reading

Technological convergence - is buying into technology the future?


Technology is part of almost everything consumers do. This has resulted in a seismic shift in the kinds of deals being done between businesses. It’s now far less easy to predict the types of businesses that will purchase cer...continue reading

What to watch out for when buying a business


Helping you to identify and avoid the possible pitfalls Buying a business is both exciting and challenging. Here at Business Sale Report, we can help you make the right purchasing decisions and we can also help you to avoid some ...continue reading

M&A insurance: Are you covered?


Buying or selling a business comes with great rewards, but those involved know that making an acquisition also comes with great risks. Due diligence is the key to mitigating these risks, but is it ever possible to spot everything ...continue reading

Find distressed business opportunities at the right time


When you first hear ‘distressed’ business, you may be thinking this is a business that is struggling to pay its loans and creditors. You’re not wrong in this assumption, a business is in distress because it is un...continue reading

Can Buying a Direct-to-Consumer Business Help You Attract New Markets?


The news is full of sad stories about UK high streets falling into disrepair as shoppers turn their backs on the traditional retail experience. It’s fair to say that millennials aren’t going to be schlepping up and dow...continue reading

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