How to Analyze the Purchase of an Existing Business

Lenders are often asked to finance the purchase of an existing business by a new owner.  Participating in this type of financing can be highly risky in some cases. The level of risk depends on a number of factors, including the purchase price for the business, the value of the assets being purchased, and the future potential of the business to generate cashflow.

This program will examine these issues, as well as other important concepts such as non-compete agreements and the role of goodwill. Lenders will gain a greater understanding and comfort level with the methodologies to use when analyzing these types of borrowing requests.

Covered Topics:

  • Analyzing Historical Performance
  • Non-compete Agreements
  • Goodwill
  • Seller Financing
  • Asking the Right Questions

Who Should Attend?

  • Credit Analysts
  • Loan Officers
  • Branch Managers
  • Loan Committee members
  • Board Members
  • Business Development Officers
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