Investigating Entrepreneurial Opportunities: A Practical Guide for Due Diligence / Edition 1

Investigating Entrepreneurial Opportunities: A Practical Guide for Due Diligence / Edition 1

by Richard P. Green, James J. Carroll
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803959427

ISBN-13: 9780803959422

Pub. Date: 02/15/2000

Publisher: SAGE Publications

In this book, the authors, who have both bought and sold several businesses, reveal creative and low cost ways to do your own diligence in investigating entrepreneurial opportunities. The book covers all the basics, including market, products, insurance, facilities, assets, short and long-term liabilities and much more.

Overview

In this book, the authors, who have both bought and sold several businesses, reveal creative and low cost ways to do your own diligence in investigating entrepreneurial opportunities. The book covers all the basics, including market, products, insurance, facilities, assets, short and long-term liabilities and much more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803959422
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
02/15/2000
Series:
Entrepreneurship & the Management of Growing Enterprises Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
An Overview to Investigation
Defining the Enterprise
Defining the Product
Investigating the Market for the Product
Investigating Product Costs of Manufactured Goods
Investigating Purchased Items
Facility Concerns
Insurance for the Business
Valuation of Short-Term Assets
Valuation of Long-Term Assets
Intangible Assets
Short-Term Liabilities
Long-Term Liabilities
Contingent Liabilities and Pending Litigation
Owner Discretionary Spending
Placing a Value on the Business

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