Buying a Business

It’s a “buyer’s market” – your client will probably want you to analyse a number of businesses, this product will assist you.

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  • The checklists and templates will assist you to conduct a thorough “Due Diligence Review” on all aspects of the businesses being considered by your client.

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Everything you need: Procedure Control Form, papers, templates and the video transcript.

  • Outcomes Of One-On-One Meetings

  • What Is Included In Buying A Business Consultancy Module?
  • Thinking Of Buying A Business? Have You Thought About.....?
  • Purchasing A Business Checklist
  • Education Package
  • Due Diligence Review
  • Non Company Due Diligence
  • Using Australian Bureau Of Statistics Data
  • Organisations Which Can Assist In Due Diligence On Sites
  • Buying A Business - Questions You Need To Ask Your Client
  • Buying A Business Consultancy Form
  • Work Programme/Budget/Quotation Form
  • Work Programme Timetable
  • Proposal Document
  • Assignment Control Form

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It’s a “buyer’s market!”  The material within Buying a Business Product Package has been prepared on the assumption that your client will have a number of options when he/she is considering purchasing a business.

The material has been assembled on the basis that it is very important that a thorough Due Diligence Review is undertaken on all aspects of a business prior to signing a contract.

To assist you in the process the following tools are included:

  • Purchasing a Business Checklist
  • Thinking of Buying a Business
  • Buying a Business Consultancy Reference Papers – this includes links to about 60 separate papers produced by ESS BIZTOOLS to assist you in the Due Diligence Review of the options that your client has available to them. (BAS1051).

There are articles that you could badge and send to your clients to assist them in understanding the due diligence processes:

  • Thinking of Buying a business
  • Purchasing a Business Checklist

Forms to assist you in the due diligence process include:

  • Buying a Business Consultancy
  • Financial Analysis Report relative to:
  • financial accounts analysed
  • net profit
  • adjustments for salaries rent and interest and other items
  • estimate of total investment required
  • targeted rate of return
  • targeted return
  • Due Diligence Review on the business including:
  • suppliers
  • major customers
  • owner of premises
  • buying group
  • finance clause
  • Buying shares in a company:
  • beware!
  • due diligence review on the company

There are links to the Australian Bureau of Statistics and Zenith Traffic Estimates for additional information relative to where the business is located.

Agenda for a discussion with your client relative to the internal control system within the business and what changes might be necessary.

Checklist of matters for consideration in the preparation of a finance application to assist your client to purchase the business or, in some instances, you might consider having a conversation with your client about the possibility of attempting to have the company classified as a Crowd Sourced Funding Company so that the company could raise capital as a Crowd Sourced Funding Company to assist with the financing of the acquisition of the business. (Crowd Sourced Funding Company – Learn More)

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