Buying and Selling Businesses
The world, as we know it, has been turned on its head in the last 9-10 months. Everything we took for granted has been brought forward for us to acknowledge as a privilege rather than a right. (Other than our innate Sovereignty of course which will remain a right eternally, regardless of opinion)
With this significant shift in Human interaction and development, the level of opportunity is in direct proportion to the level of (seeming) disorder. I am not one for wild predictions, but I am confident that there is going to be a wave of owners looking to offload their businesses in a coming couple of years. It will provide an unprecedented opportunity for people who are trained to see opportunity and have the courage to capitalise.
Whether you agree with the measures that have been put in place across the world or not, is irrelevant. The level of uncertainty and unnecessary panic will inevitably provide an opportunity.
The Harbour Club
A couple of years ago, I went on a mergers and acquisitions course in London over three days to learn the basics of buying and selling companies. The guy’s name was Jeremy Harbour. He has just released a book sharing these processes for people to gain the knowledge needed to acquire businesses.
Of course, You earn your striped in the action and participation in Reality, not in reading a book and attending courses. But this book and similar courses will give you a foundational base to build upon should you be interested.
Can Anyone Do It?
In a word, yes. But in a similar way to doing anything new for the first time. You learn as you go and cannot pick up everything you need to know without having skin in the game.
If you are looking for something different with your life, it may be worth looking at companies in sectors you’d be interested in and seeing if there are any for sale. There are numerous sites you can see businesses for sale such as this one.