Buying a business can be an exciting time but did you know there are different ways to buy a company? When you know the finer details of the process, you may actually find a number of different options to make your purchase a worthwhile decision.
This article will explore two popular methods of acquiring a company and their respective benefits:
Acquisition through company assets
Acquisition through company sharesPurchasing shares to acquire a company brings a different set of advantages and benefits. First and foremost, acquisition through company shares will allow the buyer to completely own the company in question, along with all its assets, liabilities as well as all business obligations and duties. In essence, the original owner will step down and the buyer will replace them. Because the negotiations are carried out between individuals and not between the buyer and the company, any money paid for the shares will go directly to the original owner. The ownership will then pass to the buyer.
Established over 20 years; owned by current shareholders from inception. Excellent reputation in sector and high levels of client retention.
Market-leading provider of outdoor activity clothing and equipment. Has developed strong relationships with a number of sought-after brands within the sector. Strong second-tier management team and knowledgeable staff in place. Operates from freehol...
Customers number around 200+ and include events, TV and film companies, production companies, sports promoters and many others. Revenues come from maintained equipment hire, dry hire and sales of diesel/fuel. Having grown 57% over the last five years...
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