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South African Business Guides

Welcome to our business guides hub, where we offer reliable content on starting, buying, and selling a business in South Africa.

While South Africans have a strong entrepreneurial spirit, it’s still important to prepare yourself for the challenges ahead. Our guides cover every step of the process – whether you’re starting, buying, or selling any business.

Our business guides have three purposes: to inspire, educate and support you. We’ve created carefully researched content that will boost your confidence and guide you through various stages of your journey.

Seller's Guides

Selling a business, for most people, only happens once in a lifetime and, therefore, it won’t be a process that you are familiar with. That’s why we have put together all of the resources that you might need in order to sell a business successfully.

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Buyer's Guides

We have put together these guides in order to make the buying process a little less overwhelming. Get to grips with the best way to find the right business in the right sector and what to do once you have found it.

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Franchise Guides

The franchise industry is a significant part of the South African economy, and if you are wanting to join it as a franchisee, our franchise hub is dedicated to supporting your journey. We run through the franchise timeline, offering practical advice, industry insights and useful tips to ensure your franchise venture brings you success.

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Start-Up Guides

South Africans have an entrepreneurial spirit, but knowing the foundations of starting a business successfully takes time. Our start-up guides will offer you valuable insights, tips, and advice on how to open a business in a specific sector.

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M&A Guides

South Africa is a target nation when it comes to mergers and acquisitions (M&A). But how are they executed, and what can you expect? Our helpful guides will offer an analysis of M&A in South Africa, including a buy and sell-side perspective.

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Still have questions? We have put together Frequently Asked Questions and the answers to them so that you can get all the information you need.

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