How to Buy a Business

Sep 15 12:00 pm — 2:00 pm

How to Buy a Business: Seven key skills and insights

Learn the nitty gritty of buying a business from BizBuySell and regional business transition expert Mike Balstad. Space is limited so please sign up early. Workshop is free!

In partnership with BizBuySell

Learn the following & more: 

  1. How to evaluate the potential value of a business before you offer to buy it
  2. What you are actually buying when you buy a business 
  3. How to find businesses for sale 
  4. How to determine how much money you can make
  5. Why financing is key when buying a business 
  6. How to negotiate an offer friendly to both buyer and seller 
  7. The importance of due diligence / research

Presenter:  Mike Balstad

Specialty:  Strategic/Succession Planning

Mike delivers our “Ins and Outs of Buying a Business” and “Ins and Outs of Selling a Business” workshops; as well as consulting on the topics of succession/exit planning..  He has nearly 2 decades of financial industry experience; in roles that have included working with individual and business owner clients toward defining and realizing their long term objectives as well as strategic planning and performance management for a large pension system. 

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