The path to entrepreneurship is often synonymous with innovation, risk-taking, and starting something from the ground up. Far-sighted modern entrepreneurs are questioning
The Preparatory Phase
Are You Prepared?
Successful Acquisitions Come Through Careful Preparation
Knowledge isn’t just power in acquisitions.
Knowledge is security. Knowledge is the difference between a successful acquisition and a waste of time and money. Knowledge is what guides you through the full process – from identifying a target to making a successful exit.
Here’s where you’ll find that knowledge. The preparatory phase of the PATHS framework furnishes you with all you need to know when you’re thinking about acquiring a business.
So let’s get started.
What Do You Need to Know Before Acquiring a Business?
In a word – everything.
Lack of forward planning is the #1 reason behind failed acquisitions.
Let’s start with a few basic questions.
Then, let’s move on to the resources that will ensure that you don’t fall victim to this.
There is no easy path to owning, running, and exiting a business. Seeing your efforts pay the kind of dividends that set
Not all industries are equal in the eye of the acquirer It’s easy to overlook the importance of industry when you see
Imagine this addition to your portfolio. A business with clear growth potential, a well-established management structure, solid cash reserves, reliable demand, and
If there’s a topic on this page that you’re not 100% you could give an off-the-cuff presentation on, hold your horses. Before we move onto the analysis stage, you need to finish your preparatory reading.
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