Attributes of an Entrepreneur

  • An entrepreneur is highly independent.
  • An entrepreneur is a visionary.
  • An entrepreneur accepts higher risks.
  • An entrepreneur is somewhat of a loner.

Q: What does it cost to buy a business?

A: LIBERTY BUSINESS ADVISORS of San Francisco Inc works with each seller to establish a fair price for their business. Expect the down payment to equal the seller's net income.

Why Entrepreneurs Buy Existing Businesses

  • Return on investment in one year
  • Instant cash flow
  • Company has established credit history and relationships with vendors
  • Trained employees
  • Company has established customer base and reputation
  • To secure a life-long job

The following are actual businesses, which buyers have recently purchased through LIBERTY BUSINESS ADVISORS of San Francisco’S offices:

Business

Net Earnings/
Down Paymt.

Gross
Sales

Sold
Price

Type of
Buyer

Furniture Manufacturer

$1,200,000

$12,400,000

$6,500,000

Family trust

Embroidery Company

$884,000

$6,300,000

$3,100,000

Tired of traveling salesman

Label Manufacturer

$600,000

$2,100,000

$2,645,000

VP tired of Corporate America

Construction Equipment Rental

$500,000

$7,350,000

$1,800,000

Unemployed executive

Baseball Cap Manufacturer

$407,000

$5,500,000

$1,655,000

Advertising executive

Muffler Manufacturer

$194,906

$1,500,000

$840,000

Automotive executive

Big Men Clothing Manufacturer

$75,000

$650,000

$400,000

South African wanted a visa

Restaurant Equipment Manufacturer

$50,000

$220,000

$102,000

Unemployed engineer

Computer Distributor

$81,000

$1,150,000

$275,000

Australian wanted to enter US market

Pizza Restaurant

$72,000

$420,000

$70,000

Unemployed manager

Printer

$90,000

$525,000

$274,000

Manager wanted her own business

Fabric Distributor

$185,000

$1,018,000

$244,000

Couple wanted their own business

Machine Shop

$140,000

$325,000

$345,000

Machinist wanted his own business