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Investing/buying a minority stake in a business

How do I connect with good small businesses where the current owners want to continue to be the majority owners and run the business and want a minority owner like me for more capital to expand the business and give big picture finance, marketing and strategy advice.The current owners would continue to run the business day-to -day and I would be available to help with bigger picture finance , strategy and marketing issues. I read everyday about how it hard for small businesses to find capital today, but it has been hard for me to find small businesses to invest in because the businesses listed are where the owner wants to sell the whole business and not continue to be involved with the business.

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I’m looking for a business broker or brokers to partner with, to share profits on loan referrals (I’m willing to give 2 points from the total loan). We can lend up to $1Million in 7 days or less. As a business broker you come across hundreds of business owner looking to sell their businesses, I’m looking for businesses to issue loans to. Some of the businesses that you are selling may need capital for repairs, to update equipment, meet payroll or even expand their inventory before they exit the scene. You may also have sellers that are short on capital to purchase a business; I have partners that can help them as well. If you are interested in partnering by giving a few referrals, let’s talk. I can be reached by email.

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Aug 30, 2017
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FMI Inc.

If it i closely held business with one owner, stay away from it unless you have a long NON-PERSONAL relationship with the owner. It is a good way to ruin a friendship UNLESS you stay completely out of business decisions and only contribute funds when asked.

May 5, 2009
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The BAF Group LLC

What you have to answer is: "What can I bring to the table, that would interest a business owner?" If it is money, how much? And if you are going to work for the current owner, how will your investment offest what you would expect to earn from working there, and is that investment/salary expense really worth it to the owner? Finding what you want will be extremely difficult to do, and your best bet might be through networking with attorneys and accountants, who may have a client that is getting ready to retire in a couple of years, but does not have a clear exit strategy already in place.

May 3, 2009