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)
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)
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 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)
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 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)
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)
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)