Buying and Selling a Business
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by Roger Lawson
Description: Going into business for oneself can be a great adventure--or a great disaster. Which it will be depends a great deal on how well the prospective owner prepares through investigation and analysis of the situation he or she is about to enter. This book can help you determine the best way to buy or sell your business.
eBook Publisher: MH Publishing,
eBookwise Release Date: November 2004
Available eBook Formats: OEBFF Format (IMP) [172 KB]
Reading time: 110-154 min.
The number of small businesses actually bought and sold, however, represents only a small fraction of those who have felt these urges. To many people, the desire to buy or sell is only a passing thought. Others find various ways to solve their problems or satisfy their ambitions. But sometimes an individual doesn't follow through because he finds the prospect of buying or selling a business too baffling. The objective of this manual is to describe the process of buying and selling a small business and to establish some guidelines. It will not remove the difficulties, but it will make them more manageable. The following step-by-step description of buying and selling a grocery store is basically the story of an actual case. To make it more typical of all buy-sell transactions, some questions and problems from other cases have been worked into the account...