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South African Buyer's Guides

Buying a business is an exciting decision to make, but it still requires careful preparation, funding, and negotiations.

These hoops are not easy to jump through, so our buying guides offer valuable and practical advice on how to complete the process.

From finding the right business to funding your purchase, we offer step-by-step guidance, helpful business tools, and credible resources that you can always refer back to.

Buying a Business Guide

If it has come time for you to finally fulfill your dream and buy a business, this guide will tell you how you can do this. Find out how to narrow down which business to buy and what industry you should buy in.

You can also get advice on the negotiation process, how to close the deal and how to respond to an advertised business for sale so that you can show you are a serious buyer.

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Loans to Buy a Business Guide

Thinking of buying a business but don’t have the cash to do it? This guide will run through finance options available to you, like loans, angel investors and asset financing in different provinces.

To add extra support, we offer guidance on how to prepare for a loan application, important tips for your business plan, and how you can negotiate suitable finance terms.

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Mergers and Acquisitions Guide

Mergers and acquisitions are transactions executed for multiple reasons, including strategic corporate restructuring, streamlining efficiency, increasing profitability, and establishing power in a competitive marketplace.

This guide offers an analysis of the M&A process, including definitions, advantages and disadvantages, and examples.

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The Buyer’s Perspective: Mergers and Acquisitions

When pursuing M&A deals, two sides are needed to complete the transaction: a buy-side and a sell-side.

If you are a buyer considering an M&A deal, there are multiple variables, documents, strategies, and steps you need to consider. This guide will provide useful insights and guidance from the buyer’s perspective.

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Small Business Grants Guide

Access to funding is a pain point for most entrepreneurs and small business owners. That’s why we’ve conducted research and developed a useful guide of grants and funding options available to you.

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