Alumni

How to Buy a Business - A Seminar

Entrepreneurial Roundtable

October 4, 2008: 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM

The opportunities for entrepreneurs and mid-sized companies to buy a business have never been greater. In today’s marketplace, many successful businesses are available for some of the lowest prices in years. Learn how you can pursue these opportunities in a seminar that has sold out each year for the past four years.

Where

Gleacher Center of University of Chicago GSB
Room 100, first floor
450 North Cityfront Plaza Drive
Chicago, Illinois

Driving Directions:Directions and map: http://www.gleachercenter.com/

Event Details

The opportunities for entrepreneurs and mid-sized companies to buy a business have never been greater. In today’s marketplace, many successful businesses are available for some of the lowest prices in years. Learn how you can pursue these opportunities in a seminar that has sold out each year for the past four years. Buying a business requires patience, persistence and most of all an understanding of the process and the potential pitfalls. In this seminar, experts in all phases of the acquisition process will advise you on: • Is buying a business right for you or your company? • How to find a business to buy • How to determine what business is right for you • How to choose a broker and professional advisers • How to obtain financing • How to increase value and reduce risk The purchase of a business is an expensive investment with a significant degree of risk. You can reduce that risk by learning the process and what to look out for. For a full agenda and list of presenters, go to www.gsbroundtable.com and click on the October 4th How to Buy a Business Seminar.

Cost

$150 for general public; $120 for GSB alumni/students and Roundtable members. Save another $30 by registering by September 21st.

Registration

Register Online
Save $30 if register by Sept. 21

Deadline: 10/4/2008

Questions

Bill Wentz, Class of 1988, XP-57 or Mary Brown 
Roundtable Coordinator
630-527-8552, ext. 304

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