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Buying A Business with Confidence

Robert Carpenter, CEO of Management Inspirations Ltd, will be teaching you how to buy a business with confidence at Businesses For Sale Live!

Buying a business is arguably the riskiest purchase you will ever make. It could also be the most exciting and the most adventurous.

There are many factors you need to take into account so that you’re sure you are making a good investment – learning how to read your gut feeling is one of them.

Robert Carpenter, CEO of Management Inspirations Limited, joins us for Businesses For Sale Live to talk you through the process and educate you on these factors.

After an epic board-level career and 15 years as a business transfer and merger specialist, one of his key pieces of advice is: “Expect the unexpected and ask every question that comes to mind. Spend your money wisely!”

Learn more from Robert about how you can be confident you are buying the right business for you.

Robert is a Fellow of Institute of Chartered Accountants and spent 13 years in the London media industry as Finance Director for Press Association subsidiaries, followed by a range of companies under the AMV.BBDO umbrella.

He’s also a Fellow of Institute of Directors, a Certified Member of Chartered Insurance Institute and a Fellow of Royal Society for Arts, Manufacture and Commerce.

He founded Management Inspirations in 2004 which covers three areas. Firstly, business consultancy, including business growth and development, planning, strategy, forecasting and profitability.

Secondly, business transfer agency, including valuing, marketing and selling businesses through to completion. Also, valuations for probate and investors, plus advice with due diligence.

Thirdly, recruitment under the brand P&C Recruitment, focusing on small and medium-sized businesses, including chairing in-house interviews. 

Robert is speaking at 1pm on Thursday 28th November at Businesses For Sale Live as part of The Business Show. Get your free ticket here.

Jo Thornley

About the author

Jo joined Dynamis in 2005 to co-ordinate PR and communications and produce editorial across all business brands. She earned her spurs managing the communications strategy and now creates and develops partnerships between, and and likeminded companies.


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