When it’s time to sell your company, you may consider a strategic buyer or financial buyer. Here we answer, “What is a strategic buyer” and compare the two.
Thinking of selling? Gain a high-level overview of taxes on the sale of a business, plus discover pro tips and strategies to help maximize your outcome.
Learn what using a 401(k) to buy a business entails, including the pros and cons of using this method to buy an existing business.
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When it comes to TV entertainment for business brokers there are precious few shows that people like me can really sink our teeth into. I watch ABC's Shark Tank for the same reasons most people do, namely to laugh at the ridiculous valuations and live vicariously...
One of my first posts at the New York Times was titled “Buying a Business Instead of Starting One.” I illustrated the reasons for buying an existing business by telling the story of a business owner named Sam. At the end of the post, Sam is revealed to be none other than Sam Walton — founder of Walmart Stores, Inc. — who bought a Ben Franklin variety store in 1945 and turned it into the world’s largest retailer.