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Enregistrement d'une entreprise
Perfectionnement de la main-d'oeuvre
Programmes de soutien
Programme de visites d'entreprises
Statistiques et rapports
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Buying and Selling a Business - Advantages
It may be easier to obtain financing
You can begin business operations with an established customer base
The business could already be profitable
Immediately take a regular salary
Marketplace is already established
Immediately devote your attention to products and services
Operating facilities and employees are already in place
Inventory is already established and in place
Previous owner may provide insight on running the business
Access to business records in which to guide your decisions
Cost of going into business may be easier to determine
Buying and Selling a Business - Disadvantages
You could pay too much for the business
Previous owner may have a bad reputation
Previous owner could reopen and become a competitor
Financial records may not be a true indication of reality
Facility location may not be optimal
Facilities and equipment may be outdated or in bad shape
4 Ways of Custom Financing an Acquisition
Financial information for investors.
5 Steps to a Successful Acquisition
Information on a how to have a successful acquisition.
Acquiring a Business: Pick the Right Options
Information on buying an existing business or franchise and considering becoming a licensed manufacturer.
Acquiring Technology: New or Used, Buy or Rent
Methods to obtain necessary equipment.
Business Acquisitions: Where to Start
Information to help decide between starting a business or buying an existing one.
Business Acquisition Checklist
Things you should think about when buying an existing business.
Selling Your Business
Reasons to sell, assessing assets and options of how to sell.
Buying a Business
Reasons to buy an existing business and what is included in the process.
Integrating an Acquisition - The 3 Priorities
Types of integration, which is best for you?
How to Evaluate a Proposed Acquisition
Properly evaluating a proposed acquisition and how to go about doing so.
Financing New/Used Equipment: Your Options
How to decide on what type of equipment is best for your company needs.
Equipment Financing Planning
Information on deciding what equipment financing plan is best for your company.
Buying Equipment? Equip Yourself with Knowledge
How to gather proper information and knowledge before deciding how to buy equipment.
Technology Watch: An Eye on Your Competitors
How to use your competitors to your advantage, by knowing what others are doing in the same field.
Increase your Productivity by Choosing the Right Equipment
Reducing costly errors by choosing the proper equipment.
Evaluating a Business for Sale
Understanding what is involved when buying a business.
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