How to choose a great business to buy

with Pete Seligman

Episode Summary

Welcome to episode 20 of the “Should I Own a Business?” Podcast!

In this episode our special guest, Pete Seligman, explains how to choose a business to buy.

Photo of Pete Seligman Buying A Business specialist

Pete Seligman contributor on the Should I Own A Business Podcast

We chat about;

  • where to find businesses that are for sale.
  • what is an information memorandum
  • how important location is when considering purchasing an existing business.
  • understanding the role of a Business Broker
  • the role of a Buyers Agent
  • Managing your emotions throughout the process
  • the role of Accountants and Lawyers
  • What is due diligence

This is an important episode to listen to if you are contemplating purchasing an existing independent business or a Franchise.

Links and resources

Pete Seligman – LinkedIn Profile

Pete Seligman – Alpin

Buying a business podcast episodes

16 – Buying a business-where to begin?

25 – How to arrive at a fair business valuation?


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