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Here you will find resources and links for buyers and sellers of businesses as well as other information and news regarding the Aldes Group.

  • Estimate your business market value

    By Aldes

    Posted on Jun 19 2018, in Resources for sellers

    What is my business worth?

    Aldes Business Brokers have developed a 3-prong approach to valuing a business. They have been successfully using these methods in the market place for the last 25 years. There methods work so well t... (More)


  • How to buy a business

    By Aldes

    Posted on Jun 19 2018, in Resources for buyers

    The process of buying a business

    ​The risk involved in running one’s own business should always be compared with the stability of working for and earning a fixed salary. There is certainly no fail-safe method of buying a business wit... (More)


  • Should I invest?

    By Aldes

    Posted on Jun 19 2018, in Resources for buyers

    What to look out for when deciding to invest in a new venture

    There are many opportunities available in the market place for investors. As a potential investor you will be looking for the following: 1. Returns. Investing in any business opportunity in Southern A... (More)


  • The Selling Process

    By Aldes

    Posted on Dec 01 2015, in Resources for sellers

    The steps to selling your business

    Aldes Business Brokers has literally assisted thousands of business owners over the last thirty two years to prepare their businesses for sale and achieve a top price. This experience has proven over ... (More)


  • Seller Checklist

    By Aldes

    Posted on Dec 01 2015, in Resources for sellers

    A checklist for sellers

    1. Provide Information. Prepare all figures on the business to satisfy the buyer during his due diligence process. Many deals collapse at this stage because of insufficient information or the Seller ... (More)

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  • Selling on Terms

    By Aldes

    Posted on Dec 01 2015, in Resources for sellers

    Should I sell for cash or on terms?

    It is an age old question whether to hold out for cash or to sell your business on terms. In many cases the answer would rather be a result of the owner’s personal circumstances and needs. For instanc... (More)


  • What about my staff?

    By Aldes

    Posted on Dec 01 2015, in Resources for sellers

    What will happen to my staff when I sell my business?

    Depending on the structure of your sales agreement when selling your business the relationship with the staff should be treated differently. Broadly spoken there are two ways in which most medium to... (More)


  • PAIA manual

    By Aldes

    Posted on Dec 01 2015, in Resources for sellers

    Everything you need to know about PAIA compliance in South Africa

    Privately owned businesses are required to provide a guide in terms of the Promotion of Access to Information Act – Act 2 of 2000. The Bill of Rights of the South African Constitution – Access to I... (More)


  • Thinking of Selling on Auction?

    By Aldes

    Posted on Dec 01 2015, in Resources for sellers

    The pros and cons of selling at auction

    The process is fast. Once the Auctioneer is commissioned to do the job, the auction generally takes place within thirty (30) days. Auctions attract qualified buyers. The people at auctions have the... (More)


  • The Buying Process

    By Aldes

    Posted on Nov 23 2015, in Resources for buyers

    The steps to buying a business

    The Buying ProcessThe steps to buying a business What type of buyer are you?. Over the years the enormous amount of enquiries that the Aldes group have received from potential buyers can be categori... (More)

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