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Buying a Business Without a Broker


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


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?


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

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

Success story: buying a business directly from the owner


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


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


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


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

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