Financing the Business Acquisition

Business Acquisition

Continued corporate downsizing in the US has made owning a business a more attractive proposition than ever before. As increasing numbers of prospective buyers embark on the process of becoming independent business owners, many of them voice a common concern: how do I finance the acquisition? There are a variety of financing sources, and buyers will find one that fills their particular requirements. For many acquisitions, here are the best routes to follow: Buyer’s Personal Equity In most business purchase situations, this is the place to begin. Typically, anywhere from 10 to 50 percent of the cash needed to purchase …

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