Presented by Al Statz for the Small Business Development Center at SRJC:

“Don’t Let the Current Economy stop You from Successfully Buying or Selling a Business!

Acquiring an existing business with a track record of success, proven products and services, trained staff and loyal customers can provide an excellent return-on-investment with lower risk than starting a business from scratch or expanding organically. In this intense 2-hour session, you learn critical concepts and practical, proven steps to successfully acquire a privately owned business. Business owners will learn to see their business from the perspective of potential buyers and their advisors and financial sponsors. Discussion will focus on challenges and opportunities in today’s marketplace to enable you to make good decisions.

Topic Include:

  • True cash flow
  • Business valuation basics
  • Current financing options
  • Preparing yourself and your family
  • Determining the right business type
  • What can you afford?
  • 10 steps to a successful acquisition
  • Finding a business to purchase
  • Questions to ask the seller
  • Negotiating strategies

And much more!”

October 7, 2009 • 9:00 – 11:00am
SBDC, 421 Tenth Street, Santa Rosa

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