Buyer FAQ

  • Do I Need An lawyer And An Accountant To Buy A Business?

    Buying or selling a business can be a complicated venture. While some businesses are sold without the help of accountants and lawyers, we strongly recommend that both the buyer and seller engage professionals.

  • I'm A Resident Of Another Country Interested In Obtaining An E-2 Visa, Can You Help?

    While the e-2 process is quite complex and we certainly recommend a consultant that specializes in obtaining visas, several of Transworld’s agents have done numerous E-2 transactions and can provide enough help to move you along the process.

  • Where Can I Go To Look At What Businesses Are Available To Buy?

    Our website, has a search page where you can look at over 4000 businesses.

  • What Will The Process Of Buying A Company Cost Me?

    Transworld is generally paid by the seller not the buyer. However, other costs do come into play. Legal and accounting fees are generally required and additional startup costs may also come into play.

  • Will The Current Owners Train Me To Run The Company?

    Depending on the complexities of the business, the former owner will offer varying levels of training. On most small businesses, the owner will offer training for two to four weeks at no cost to the new owner.

  • How Do I Know That The Profit Figures That The Sellers Claim Are True?

    As part of the acquisition process, you will have to go through “due diligence.” During this period the seller is required to present documents to verify his profit numbers.

  • Will I Have To Come Up With The Entire Purchase Price?

    No, while 100% of the purchase price is sometimes required, sellers will frequently provide owner financing to some extent. Additionally, a bank may be able to loan up to 80% of the purchase price through a loan.

  • How Much Money Will It Take To Buy A Small Business?

    Businesses vary in price a great deal, however, it would be unlikely that one could buy a business with much less of a down payment than £50,000.

  • How to buy a business?

    Many people who are interested in owning their own business wonder how to buy a business. They often choose to involve a business broker at the beginning of the process who will help them in their search using several key steps. These start with the broker gathering detailed information about you to establish your investment criteria, your skills and experiences, and your personal life goals. Click here to see what else a business broker can do to help you learn how to buy a business.

  • Best business to buy?

    With so many options to choose from, finding the best business to buy can be complex and confusing. This is where a professional business broker can help. They work with you to determine the best fit for you in terms of your interests, investment criteria and goals using a multi-step process. To learn more about what business brokers do to help you find the best business to buy, click here.

  • How to buy a business UK?

    Many people who would like to know how to buy a business in the UK choose to work with a professional business broker located in the UK who can help them identify the best opportunities that are suited to their specific interests, finances, and goals. The right broker will also understand and be able to advise on doing business in the various cities in the UK. To learn more about how a business broker located in the UK can help you buy a business in the UK, click here.

  • Where to buy a business?

    Once you decide that you would like to own a business, you will next want to decide where to buy a business. A great way to start is to use the listings and the services of a professional business broker. The right one will have thousands of listings to choose from, including local to where you are and also worldwide. To learn more, click here.

Should you have any additional frequently asked questions about buying a company or business brokers, please don’t hesitate to contact Transworld Business Advisors. (Click Here)