For Buyers


How to Pay the Right Price for a Subscription-Based Business

FOR BUYERS

From a business buyer’s perspective, what are the attractions of a subscription-based business? The buyer can count on sales coming in from the get-go. Recurring revenue means guaranteed cash flow, the life blood of any bu...continue reading


M&A Market Continues to Thrive Towards End of 2018 - Could Stronger Headwinds be Coming Our Way?

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BDO’s Private Company Price Index/Private Equity Price Index (PCPI/PEPI) quarterly report for the fourth quarter of 2018 shows an increase in the value of deals being done towards the end of last year. In fact, the final qua...continue reading


Will your business scale up through acquisition in 2019?

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During a year of tremendous political and economic uncertainty, the mergers and acquisitions market continued to thrive. While many people across the US and Europe sat glued to their phones and TVs, with their lives on hold as the...continue reading


Buying a Business Without a Broker

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It has become increasingly possible to buy a business direct from the seller, without the use of a broker. Below we look at this option in a little more detail. Finding a business to buy without a broker Perhaps the most challe...continue reading


Using an earn-out agreement in a business sale

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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?

FOR BUYERS

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


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