Before You Buy or Sell a Business

Before You Buy or Sell a Business

Learn everything you need to know about buying and selling a business from High-Performing SBA Lender, Jared Johnson, who specializes in business acquisitions. Jared interviews industry experts on both the buying and selling side to provide insights into the buying and selling process. Experts include brokers, attorneys, escrow officers, and seekers. And you'll hear from actual buyers and sellers before and after the process. If you're a buyer or a seller or thinking about becoming one at some point in the future, this is the podcast that will provide you with the information you need for a successful transaction.


January 31, 2023 42 min

This week Jared interviews Trent Lee, and they discuss much more than buying and selling businesses.

Trent was the International Business Brokers Association (IBBA) Top Individual Deal Maker in 2019, 2020, and 2021, and in 2019 was also awarded the Outstanding Producer award. He should also win in 2022. He also holds his business appraiser license. Trent provides some great insight into his background and how he sold multiple busine...

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There are 42 steps to buying a business, let’s talk about it

While attending the Texas Association of Business Brokers conference Jared sits down with Josh Levine who is the Co-Founder and CEO of Private Market Labs. Jared and Josh discuss a lot of different subjects surrounding business acquisitions and the process. Josh shares what Private Market Labs is all about

and what he’s been working on. Together, they identify the challenge...

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This week Jared interviews Keith Kahn who has acquired 2 different restaurants and sold one. Keith and Jared talk about the process of buying 2 different businesses and provide a lot of valuable information.

Each acquisition was very different and had its own challenges. They discuss the need for a good non-compete agreement. Keith discusses the transition period for each purchase and what he would’ve done differently. Jared and Kei...

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December 20, 2022 41 min

Are you looking to buy or sell a business with a price tag over $10,000,000?

On this episode Jared speaks with two very successful business brokers; Sean Seaman and Dustin Sigall who are the founders and owners of SD Business Advisors. They discuss the topic of larger transactions and how these deals are different. Sean and Dustin answer the questions you’ve likely been asking

while providing some exceptional advice. Jared, Sean, and...

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December 6, 2022 50 min

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to buy a business that encompasses your experience and skillset?

This episode covers a lot! Jared interviews Tom Gonzalez, who bought a dog daycare in sunny San Diego, CA with his wife Pam. Jared and Tom discuss the full transaction and provide great insight into what it’s like to buy a business with real estate. This deal had many twists and turns including dealing directly with the seller, flu...

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If you’re considering selling your business, what should you have in place to ensure you’ll get top dollar?

In this episode, Jared is joined by Alan Horwitz, one of Vegas’ top Business Brokers with Sunbelt Business Brokers. Alan discusses how he became a business broker after retiring early from a successful run as a business owner. Plus he talks about the process he uses to assess and onboard new buyers, deals he will and won't...

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November 16, 2022 1 min

Welcome to Before You Buy or Sell a Business a podcast that will give you an inside look into of buying and selling businesses.

DISCLAIMER: The views and opinions expressed in this program are my own and/or those of my guests. They do not necessarily reflect the views or positions of my employer.

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