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I am looking into buying a local independent business, how to I calculate the buying price?

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We are financial consultants to a group of investors whom we have their consent to manage their funds which is in our custody for cooperation in joint venture business investments.

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Jul 4, 2017
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Blackburn & Fears Inc

Hi Candace, the respondent below is right - there is no rule of thumb. Part of the exercise regardless of price is does it make sense for you? If your took the down payment and invested at a modestly aggressive rate and got a job that pays half of what you are worth.... what would you be worth in 5 years? VS owning a company then selling it. Small businesses that sell for more than 2x ACTUAL earnings (cash in hand at the end of 12 months) get messy. Debt service and loss on investment income needs to added to the mix. If your dream is run a business that you are passionate about then that plays a critical role well-beyond money. Good luck.

Cy Fears

Apr 19, 2012

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