Buy then build : how acquisition entrepreneurs outsmart the startup game / by Walker Deibel
By: Deibel, Walker.Publisher: United States : Lioncrest Publishing, 2018Description: electronic resource.ISBN: 9781544501147.Subject(s): Entrepreneurs | Startups | Business | Mergers and acquisitionsOnline resources: Download Audiobook
|Item type||Home library||Call number||URL||Status||Notes||Date due||Barcode||Item reserves|
|Audiobook||International||Overdrive Audiobook (Browse shelf)||Link to resource||Audiobook||8 hours, 4 minutes|
OPPORTUNITY: Don't start a business -- Engineering wealth. EVALUATION: The CEO mindset -- Defining the target -- The search. ANALYSIS: Deal making -- Buy for the future, pay for the past -- The seller's journey -- Designing the future. EXECUTION: Making an offer -- The acquisition phase -- Transition.
Recommends entrepreneurs buy an existing company rather than starting from scratch. Advises this strategy uncovers the best opportunities while mitigating risk. Offers a guide to acquisition, from negotiating to checking the balance sheet.