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How do I find buyers interested in a 50% ownership of a 5-year growing business?

My business partner & I may need to split up and I would want to buy her out and continue with the business. I don't have the money, so I thought there may be someone interested in partnering with me. I wasn't sure how to find such a person.

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Korman Group
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Saint Louis County, MO

I would be interested in talking to you depending upon the business. You can reach me at 314 497 2332 or barryk33@aol.com.
Look forward to hearing from you.

Aug 18, 2009
Andrew Rogerson
Rogerson Business Services
Certified Business Broker
Sacramento County, CA
Premium Broker

I agree with Peter. If your current partnership is not working, why go into business with a complete stranger that owns 50% of the business. If you do, who's in control? Buy out your current partner so you own 100% of the business, otherwise sell the business entirely and split what's left over 50-50 with your partner.

Aug 17, 2009
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eMpasys
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Burlington County, NJ

Investment group criteria are below;

The investment group do not finance any start-up type of investments i.e., businesses or projects that do not have at least three years of proven revenue growth, healthy profitability and a strong management team; The business should be of a size such that based on a fair valuation.

The investment group can write a cheque in the range of $50 to $200 million dollars or enterprise value $100 to $800 million (depending on the amount of leverage that can be put on the balance sheet);

The investmegroup will not make direct equity investments in company's outside of North America, unless one of the funds they are invested in outside of North America is willing to be the lead investor and there is a meaningful ($20 to $50 million) coinvestment opportunity for them.

The Private Investments involve investments such as real estate, mortgages, infrastructure, private equity and timberlands that generally do not trade on exchanges.
The teams that manage these asset classes have significant decision-making autonomy allowing for a timely response to investment opportunities.

Investment Group Equity Share 10% - 51%

3-6 Months Funding Time Frame

To start the process we will need a 1 to 2 page executive summary that must include revenue info

Respectfully,

Rob

Mr. Robin Robinson, REIF

www.eMpasys.net
rob@empasys.net
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609-220-4187
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732-226-4601 fax

Aug 12, 2009
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How to Buy a Business
WA

Would you like to end up with 100% of the business? If you would, why not buy her out at 10% per year over the next five years? Few business sellers walk away with the entire selling price on closing day. If leaving was her idea, you have leverage here. OTOH, if you are trying to push her out she will be justified in wanting as much as possible on the day she stops coming to work.

Jul 19, 2009