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Tuesday August 5, 2014 at 6:00 PM 
Tuesday August 5, 2014 at 9:00 PM 

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Portland SCORE 
100 Middle Street
Portland, ME 04101

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The Basics of Buying or Selling a Business

Workshop Cost is $35.00 with online registration.

Do you want to buy a business or do you have a business you would like to sell? If you are thinking of buying or selling a business it’s probably a new experience for you.  The process may seem complicated:.  How do you find the right business or the right buyer? And what is the right price?  Advisors may help, but ultimately it’s not their money, time or effort at risk.  This workshop will help answer:

  1. Are you really a buyer or seller?
  2. How and where should you search for a business or find a buyer?
  3. How do you value a business?
  4. What are common issues and problems encountered in a business sale ?
  5. What is Due Diligence?
  6. What will you need to do to finalize a business acquisition?

Avoid common mistakes by asking the right questions and understanding how the process works!

Brian Hanson The presenter, Brian D. Hanson is the President of Maine Business Brokers with 18 years of entrepreneurial experience.  Brian joined and then acquired Maine Business Brokers after starting or buying numerous businesses in Maine and New Hampshire as well as in Novosibirsk, Russia.  Brian’s businesses have been featured in local print, TV and radio as well as Time Magazine and Good Morning America.   Brian is the author of “A Basic Guide to Buying a Business” which is available in eBook format at Amazon. 

Maine Business Brokers

To register online you must preregister and pay by credit card. Cost of the workshop is $35.00 To pay in advance by check, send check and registration information (include email address ) to SCORE at 100 Middle St., East Tower, Portland ME 04101.

 SCORE Portland Maine offers workshops and free one-on-one counseling. We are here to help you solve a business problem, start a new business, or develop a business idea. If you have any question please feel free to visit us at email us at, or call us at 207-772-1147 Weekdays between 8:30 AM and 12 PM.