13 Questions To Ask When Buying A Business

August 2017

If you find yourself faced with the opportunity to buy an already established business there are many things that you need to consider, and questions that need asking, before signing on the dotted line.

This is according to Mary-Anne Greisdorfer, an Associate Director in the audit division of BDO Cape Town who says that amongst many things one must think about liability, the valuation of the business, your timeline and your exit strategy. Before you even consider buying a business or taking a partnership, there are some basic questions to ask.