Sample Buyer's Tool Kit

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Get Help

List of Experts

21 Trusted Advisors you can hire to help you buy a business.

Schedule Consultation

Get Expert Help when you need it.

Education

18 Steps to Buying a Business 29 Page Ebook

A 29 page detailed overview of the entire business buying process.

Important Buzzwords and Acronyms

Important terms you will need to be familiar with when buying a business.

Find Businesses For Sale

Business Valuation

List of Websites to Search

List of the best sites to view when searching for a business to buy.

Elite Buying Access

When  you become a Preferred Buyer you will receive email notifications of new businesses for sale prior to the businesses being listed for sale. You will also be notified of businesses that are marketed discreetly with the Seller’s permission. You will have an opportunity to make an offer on these businesses before other buyers are made aware of the businesses being for sale.

BUSINESS SALES GROUP MAKES NO REPRESENTATION AS TO THE LEGAL VALIDITY OR ADEQUACY OF ANY PROVISIONS OF THESE LEGAL FORMS IN ANY SPECIFIC TRANSACTION. A M&A ADVISOR OR BUSINESS BROKER IS NOT LICENSED OR QUALIFIED TO PROVIDE LEGAL, ACCOUNTING OR TAX ADVICE. SELLER AND BUYER ARE ADVISED TO CONSULT WITH INDEPENDENT ATTORNEYS, ACCOUNTANTS AND OTHER COMPETENT PROFESSIONALS WHEN ENTERING INTO AND COMPLETING THE TRANSACTION.

Templates

Legal Templates

Basic forms to get started. You still need to have an attorney review.
Business Valuation Questionnaire

A list of questions you need to ask and information you need to properly assess the value of a business. 

Broker Professional Opinion of Value (BPO)

Otain an estimate of value of the business you are looking to buy by a professional Business Broker.

28 Page Business Valuation

Never over pay.  Receive your 29 page business Valuation Report.

What To Ask

Fillable Non-disclosure Agreement (NDA)

Send this to Sellers so they know you will keep the information provided confidential.

Fillable Letter of Intent to Purchase (LOI)

Uset this form to craft a Letter of Intent in fillable PDF format.

Fillable Asset Purchase Agreement (APA)

Purchase contract form for transactions less than $1 Million in PDF fillable format.

38 Questions to Ask the Seller at the First Meeting

38 important questions to ask the Seller on your first call.

In-depth Questions to Ask the Seller at the Second Meeting

When you interview the Seller and look at the material given, complete this worksheet to gain a complete understanding of the business.

Step by Step Instructions for Completing Due Diligence

Reasonableness Testing of Yearly Financials

Audit procedures for testing the accuracy and the reasonableness of the financials year over year.

Comparing Tax Returns to Internally-prepared Financials

Audit procedures for comparing the tax returns to the internal financials to check for accuracy.

Due Diligence Procedures

Step By Step instructions for completing Due Diligence procedures

Due Diligence Request Checklist

List of what you need to request from the Sellers after you have a signed LOI for Due Diligence.

Calculating Cashflow, SDE, and EBITDA

Step by step instructions for testing SDE/ Cash Flow and EBITDA

Revenue Testing - Bank Statement Worksheet

Audit procedures for testing the validity of Revenue during Due Diligence.

Monthly Cash Flow After
Debt Service Worksheet

This worksheet is used to calculate the amount of monthly cash you will have after servicing the debt.