10 essential tips for buying the right business

There are plenty of pitfalls awaiting the unwary acquisition  entrepreneur. The next slides will provide a few tips on what to look for and how to succeed.

Think of your business as an investment vehicle

It is an opportunity to provide value through products and services, and it’s arguably the best way to build real wealth.

The built-in assets, infrastructure and earnings of the company in this case create a margin of safety for the investor.

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Build in a margin of safety

Understand the upside potential

The ability to buy, then build value gives acquisition entrepreneurs an advantage over all other investment classes.

Successful acquisition entrepreneurs don’t treat acquiring a business like ordering off of a menu.

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The three A’s


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