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Using an earn-out agreement in a business sale

FOR BUYERS

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


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

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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?

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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

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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


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

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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


Success story: buying a business directly from the owner

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Buying a business is an exciting and busy time. Due to the numerous complex procedures involved in the course of buying and selling a company, brokers are often enlisted for their services. Their in-depth knowledge on the matter...continue reading


Without a broker: contacting a business you want to buy

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You’re ambitious, filled to the brim with market research and ready to begin your hunt to buy the perfect business. But where to start? The traditional method is to contact a broker. When it comes to business, you want to...continue reading


Scotland vs England: difference between insolvency processes

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An often asked question is the difference in the insolvency process between Scotland and England. Although the aim of each system is similar, the legislation between the two jurisdictions is different and this means that the proce...continue reading


Due diligence: the legal element

FOR BUYERS

Due diligence is an investigation and analysis by the buyer of the viability of your business. A valuable risk management tool for buyers of businesses and companies, due diligence is advisable for anyone looking to buy a business...continue reading


Bolt-on acquisitions: can they be successful even if making a loss?

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Businesses are always looking to drive growth but the companies that are set to make a killing are those with their eyes open; businesses and leaders who are switched on to the plethora of growth avenues open to them. Bearing in...continue reading


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