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Canadian Buyer's Guides

While buying a business is an exciting venture, it also requires time, funding, and extensive preparation and research.

If you’re feeling overwhelmed or looking for guidance, our buying guides have been carefully written just for you. We cover every step – from find the right business to raising finance – so you can feel more confident in your buying journey.

You’ll find helpful tools, credible resources, and expert advice, no matter what sector you’re buying into.

Buying a Business Guide

Buying a business can come with a lot of questions. What industry should I buy in? How much should I pay? How do I negotiate? Where can I get the finances from? This guide will answer these questions and give you some insight into the process.

Prepare yourself and get the best possible deal by acquainting yourself with information from the experts.

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Loans to Buy a Business Guide

If you are thinking about purchasing a business but you are concerned about finances, our guide will offer you multiple different types of finance options and where you can find them. These include typical loans, asset-based financing, angel investors and more.

We’ll also run through how you can prepare for the loan application, including business plan insights and negotiating finance terms that work for you.

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Mergers and Acquisitions Guide

Mergers and acquisitions are transactions executed for multiple reasons, including strategic corporate restructuring, streamlining efficiency, increasing profitability, and establishing power in a competitive marketplace.

This guide offers an analysis of the M&A process, including definitions, advantages and disadvantages, and examples.

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The Buyer’s Perspective: Mergers and Acquisitions

When pursuing M&A deals, two sides are needed to complete the transaction: a buy-side and a sell-side.

If you are a buyer considering an M&A deal, there are multiple variables, documents, strategies, and steps you need to consider. This guide will provide useful insights and guidance from the buyer’s perspective.

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Small Business Grants Guide

Starting a business or owning a business can be stressful, especially if you need funding. This guide offers an abundance of small business grants available to you, include other funding options that you can pursue.

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